La Caixa Doctoral Fellowships call is now open

La Caixa Doctoral Fellowships call is now open

The Institute for Theoretical Physics (IFT) in Madrid is offering PhD positions for talented Early Stage Researchers within the framework of the "la Caixa" doctoral INPhINIT fellowships, in the fields of Particle Physics, Astroparticles and Cosmology.

The doctoral INPhINIT Fellowship Programme - Incoming aims to support the best scientific talent —of any nationality— and foster innovative and high-quality research in Spain and Portugal by recruiting outstanding international researchers and offering them an attractive and competitive environment for conducting research of excellence.

These are 3 year PhD positions at the top scientific research centres in Spain, accredited with the Severo Ochoa or María de Maeztu excellence award. Candidates are expected to have completed their Master by fall 2023, to start their PhD studies. The international character of the program requires candidates to have not resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than twelve months in the three years immediately prior to the deadline for applications.

On top of a competitive salary, the position offers a dedicated budget for short scientific visits to other research centres. In addition, IFT offers additional funds to attend schools or international workshops related to the PhD research topics.        

The IFT is offering 8 projects within this Call:

  • - BSM phenomenology at particle colliders and machine learning (Ernesto Arganda Carreras)
  • - Early Universe and Primordial Gravitational Waves (Matteo Fasiello)
  • - Hunting for new physics beyond the standard model of cosmology with Stage IV cosmological surveys and cutting-edge inference techniques (Yashar Akrami)
  • - One ring to rule them all (Juan Antonio Aguilar Saavedra)
  • - Quantum computing for contemporary problems of theoretical physics (Germán Sierra Rodero)
  • - String Theory, Quantum Gravity and High Energy Physics (Fernando Marchesano)
  • - Towards the detection and identification of particle dark matter (David G. Cerdeño)
  • - Understanding black hole interiors with holography (Juan F. Pedraza)

IFT and La Caixa Foundation are equal opportunity institutions. Applications by female scientists are specially encouraged.

Applications should be completed online

More information: See attached files or contact




Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 2:00pm

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