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Open Position Theoretical Physics: Standard Model Physics and Flavour Physics (in and beyond the SM)

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Job description:

The research team in Standard Model Physics and Flavour Physics (in and beyond the SM) of the Theory Division at the High Energy Physics Institute in Barcelona (IFAE-Barcelona) announces the opening of 2 postdoctoral position to work on the following lines of research: rare B decays and flavour anomalies, phenomenology of strong interactions using EFTs and QCD, anomalous magnetic moment of the muon, renormalons and heavy quarkonium.

This position is funded by IFAE aiming at hiring excellent researchers -of any nationality- to conduct a research project in collaboration with the members of the research team: Rafel Escribano, Pere Masjuan, Joaquim Matias, Santiago Peris and Antonio Pineda.

The offer consists of a 2-year contract with competitive salary commensurate with the successful candidate experience, plus public health and unemployment insurances.

Application process:

Eligible candidates should hold a PhD degree in Physics by the beginning of the contract (preferably not later than August 2022). Evaluation of applications will start on August 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. All applications received until that date will receive full consideration.

Interested candidates with an excellent CV are encouraged to send their research interests together with their CV to the following email address:

Also we ask you to provide 2-3 reference letters to the same e-mail address (please ask the referees to write your name in the subject of the e-mail) indicating also in the application the names of the referees to whom you asked the letters.

IFAE is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

By applying to this call the candidates give their consent to IFAE to treat their provided personal data according to the current Spanish and European data protection legislations

Contact: Joaquim Matias ( )

Funding agency:

This contract is part of the project Advances technologies for the exploration of the Universe and its components, of the area of Astrophysics and High Energy Physics, within the frame of the R&D&I Complementary Plans of the Spanish Government that are part component 17 of the Recovery and Resilience Mechanism. The contract will be funded by the European Union – NextGenerationEU and by the Department of Research and Universities of the Catalan Government.