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TIFPA - ECT* - INFN Postdoc Position

INFN CALL 19862/2018

Call for the award of one post-doctoral fellowship in the field of theoretical physics

 The Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) offers a one year post-doctoral fellowship (assegno di ricerca) starting in the Fall of 2018 and renewable for a second year, for research activity to be carried on at TIFPA (Trento Institute for Fundamental Physics and Applications) and based at ECT* (European Centre for Theoretical studies in nuclear physics and related areas) on the following subject:

                                                                                                                   “Nuclear many body theory”.

 The full text (in Italian) of the call is available at the following link:

 The annual gross salary is Euros 19.367,04, which will be supplied in monthly instalments. In addition, lunch tickets will be provided for working days. The successful candidate relocating to Trento from another housing district is eligible to receive a transfer and removal lump sum of Euros 5.000.

 Applications are accepted from candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent academic qualification in physics;


  • at least 30 months of post-graduate track record in physics research activities, of which at least 24 months as Ph.D. student.

 Individuals holding a permanent position at INFN at time of application are ineligible to apply. The research grant cannot be awarded to any candidate who has already received a post-doctoral research grant from an Italian Institution for a period of four years, including renewals. If the successful applicant has benefited of a post-doctoral research grants from an Italian Institution for a period shorter than four years, the research grant is awarded for the remaining period.

 Applications (to be found in the call in the aforementioned link in Italian, or in the accompanying file in English), CVs and any other relevant documentation, must be sent by registered post with acknowledgement of receipt, not later than  June 8, 2018, to

Via Sommarive, 14
38123 Povo (TN)

 Applications can be furthermore sent, within the same deadline, to the following address:

 For further information please contact Francesco Pederiva at or Jochen Wambach at

 Applications not duly signed or those sent after the aforementioned deadline will not be considered. Both the application form and the related documentation must be placed in the same envelope upon which the candidate must write his/her name, family name, address and the call reference number.

 The candidates will be informed by e-mail about the outcome of the selection process. Successful candidates will then receive an official communication from the INFN administration offices.