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Call ECT* senior 2018

A senior postdoctoral position is available at the European Centre for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas (ECT*).

The European Centre for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas (ECT*) invites applications for a 3-years senior postdoctoral position starting in January 2018.

The research at the ECT* focuses on Nuclear Physics in a broad sense, and on related areas. In addition, scientific activities carried out at ECT* concern workshops, collaboration meetings, doctoral training programs and specialized courses.

More information about ECT* is available at:

Job Description

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct theoretical research in the field of Quantum Simulations of Relativistic Systems, with an emphasis on developing connections between key phenomena in high energy and condensed matter physics, and possibly on establishing collaborations between high energy physics and quantum information science.

The eligible candidates should have:

  • Ph.D. in Physics and postdoctoral experience;
  • research experience the theme mentioned above;
  • oral and written proficiency in the English language.


Type of contract: fixed contract 

Gross salary: around Euro 45.000,00 per year plus extra benefits (e.g. lunch vouchers, discounts on public transportation, etc.)

Start date:  January 2018

Duration:  3 years 

Place: Villazzano, Trento (Italy).


Candidates are requested to submit their application online at Please make sure that the application contains attached your detailed CV, including a list of publications, a description of your research interests and a short statement of research plan, in pdf format and preferably in a single file.

Application deadline: December 1st, 2017


Please read the Guidelines for selections before applying and for further information contact Susan Driessen  -

Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to with cc to, indicating the reference code ECT_senior2018 in the subject line. Notice that it is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that all referees submit their letters before the deadline.


The position is subject to budget approval.

Candidates who will pass the preliminary curricula screening will be contacted shortly after the application deadline for an interview. Those who are not selected will be notified at the end of the selection process.

Please note that FBK may contact all candidates admitted to the evaluation within a period of 12 months for similar vacancies.

For transparency purposes, the name of the selected candidate, if he/she has accepted the position, will be published on the FBK website.