The Institute of Theoretical Physics IFT CSIC/UAM welcomes applications to postdoctoral positions

The Institute of Theoretical Physics IFT CSIC/UAM welcomes applications to postdoctoral positions, starting October 2018, under various  programs:

– Up to 8 positions within the IFT Severo Ochoa Excellence Center program

– One position within the grant “New Avenues in Particle Physics” (grant # FPA2016-78645-P)

– One position in Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, with a focus on dark matter searches, funded by an “Atracción de Talento Investigador” grant (#2016-T1/TIC-1542) awarded by the Comunidad de Madrid regional government

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Opening for PhD positions at the IFT

There is a new opening for PhD positions at the IFT, including three positions associated to the Severo Ochoa Excellence Center grant.

Candidates are expected to carry out a PhD in one of the strategic research lines of the IFT, which include particle phenomenology, astroparticle physics, nuclear theory, string theory, gravitation and cosmology, lattice and quantum field theory, and quantum information theory. They should have an excellent academic track record, and are expected to hold an academic degree that grants access to a PhD program at the time of formalisation of the contract.

The deadline for applications is from October 3rd to October 18th 2017 at 15:00

More information (in Spanish) can be found at: Click here

Note that the applications have to be filed through the Web page of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO):
https://sede.micinn.gob.es/ayudaspredoctorales

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Postdocs at the IFT within the “La Caixa Junior Leader” program

The Institute of Theoretical Physics IFT UAM-CSIC participates in the “La Caixa Junior Leader” program, which finances 20 3-year postdocs with additional money for research specifically for Centers of Excellence, for candidates satisfying the mobility rule, and 10 postdocs for those not.

Application deadline is October 2nd. Applications must be submitted through the La Caixa webpage
https://obrasociallacaixa.org/en/educacion-becas/becas/becas-de-posgrado/becas-postdoctorales-junior-leader/descripcion-del-programa

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Note however that the official application must necessarily be done through the La Caixa webpage above.