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Open Position Post-doctoral position at the Theory Group, IFAE

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The Theory group at IFAE invites outstanding young researchers to apply for a post-doctoral position.

IFAE is a worldwide-recognized center for fundamental research in physics, including Particle Physics, Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology, and provides an international, dynamic and competitive environment for training of young researchers. IFAE is one of the few Spanish research institutes awarded twice the Severo Ochoa distinction for excellence on research.

The research topics of our group include astroparticle physics, cosmology, effective field theories, electroweak symmetry breaking in and beyond the Standard Model, extra dimensions, flavour physics, heavy quark physics, and new physics at the electroweak and GUT scales.

Members of IFAE and the UAB physics department working in Theoretical Particle Physics include R. Escribano, J.R. Espinosa, M. Jamin, E. Masso, J. Matias, S. Peris, A. Pineda, A. Pomarol, O. Pujolas and M. Quiros, as well as several postdocs and PhD students. Further information about the institute can be found at

We offer a 3-year contract, with an annual gross salary of 36252,82€ plus a single payment of 1504,89€ relocation support (Spanish tax and social security deductions apply). The position offered is part of PROBIST, an international post-doctoral fellowship program led by the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) of which IFAE is a member. PROBIST is co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 754510. Details of the position and of the PROBIST call can be found here:

The deadline for applications is Nov 15, 2017. Eligible candidates should hold a PhD degree in Theoretical Particle Physics at the time of the deadline. The PhD must not have been awarded more than 5 years prior to the deadline, and the candidates should not have spent in Spain more than 12 months in the previous three years. Incorporation of the successful candidate is tentatively foreseen fall 2018.

Applications must be submitted through the PROBIST website . Technical questions on the application procedure can be addressed at Ms. Marta Balza ( ).