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Opening for La Caixa INPhINIT International PhD positions at the IFT, Madrid

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

These are 3 year PhD positions, cofunded by the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie program, at the top scientific research centers in Spain, accredited with the Severo Ochoa excellence award. Candidates are expected to have completed their Master by October 2019, to start the PhD studies. (más…)

100xCiencia.3 – Bridging Science and Society

100xCiencia.3, the successor to last year’s 100xCiencia.2, is almost here. The subject of this year’s event will underscore the importance of scientific education, citizen science and the participation of society in the present and future of science. The 100xciencia.3, co-organized by CNIO and SOMMa, will gather together SOMMa members and other attendees to share ongoing projects on science education, citizen science and public engagement that can encourage society and us to continue working together. Different stakeholders relevant for science and society will participate in roundtables focused on timely and important topics.
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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 22 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.

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La empresa con la ciencia española

La Alianza de centros Severo Ochoa y unidades María de Maeztu (SOMMa) expresó su preocupación por la reducción de la financiación en I+D+i y por algunos problemas administrativos que constriñen la ciencia española en un evento celebrado recientemente en Madrid. Asimismo, la alianza ha presentado el “Informe SOMMa: Acciones necesarias para salvaguardar la competitividad de la ciencia” a todos los grupos parlamentarios para abordar lo antes posible dichos problemas administrativos.

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The IFT joins the OpenHPC Consortium

The IFT joins the OpenHPC Consortium

The IFT has joined the OpenHPC Consortium, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project whose mission is to provide a reference collection of open-source HPC software components and best practices, lowering barriers to deployment, advancement, and use of modern HPC methods and tools. OpenHPC components and best practices will enable and accelerate innovation and discoveries by broadening access to state-of-the-art, open-source HPC methods and tools in a consistent environment, supported by a collaborative, worldwide community of HPC users, developers, researchers, administrators, and vendors.
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La Alianza SOMMa se propone promover la ciencia de excelencia española y salvaguardar su competitividad

La Alianza de Centros Severo Ochoa y Unidades María de Maeztu (SOMMa) reúne centros y unidades de investigación que cuentan con los distintivos de excelencia Severo Ochoa y María de Maeztu en España. Gracias al apoyo de la Secretaría de Estado de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación, (más…)

Opening for Severo Ochoa PhD positions at the IFT

There is a new opening for PhD positions at the IFT, funded by 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. (más…)

Opening for La Caixa INPhINIT International PhD positions at the IFT, Madrid

The Institute for Theoretical Physics (IFT) in Madrid is offering PhD positions for talented Early Stage Researchers within the framework of the La Caixa International PhD program, in the fields of Particle Physics, Astroparticles and Cosmology.
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El IFT participa en la nueva Alianza de centros y unidades de excelencia Severo Ochoa y María de Maeztu

El principal objetivo de la alianza es promover y fortalecer internacionalmente a los centros y unidades acreditados con esta distinción, así como dar mayor visibilidad a la investigación que realizan.

Más información: aquí

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

– One three year postdoctoral position for research in Gauge/Gravity Duality to be funded by a Grant ‘Atracción de Talento 2017’ (2017-T1/TI C-5258)

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The IFT receives the Severo Ochoa Excellence Award

The IFT has received today the Severo Ochoa Excellence Award from The Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiviness.

SO (IFT) is based on the grant awarded by the Spanish Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation, recognizing the IFT as the center of excellence for research in theoretical physics, after detailed evaluation by an international panel of world-leader researchers in different areas. The initial recognition for the period 2013-2017 has been extended to the period 2017-2021.

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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 (más…)

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.

Christian Copetti y Javier Martín, estudiantes del IFT, reciben los diplomas del programa la Caixa – Severo Ochoa

Los estudiantes Christian Copetti y Javier Martín han recibido los diplomas acreditativos entregados por Camen Vela, Secretaria de Estado de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación, y Jaume Giró, Director General de la Fundación Bancaria la Caixa.

Más información: aquí