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Deadline: 2013-05-31
Location: Belém, Pará, Brazil

Postdoctoral Position in General Relativity and Quantum Theory in Curved Spacetimes in Para’, Brazil

The GRADUATE PROGRAM IN PHYSICS of the FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PARA’, in Brazil, invites applications for one postdoctoral position in the area of General Relativity and Quantum Theory in Curved Spacetimes, including Analog Models of Gravity. The appointment is for one year, subject to funding renewal and satisfactory performance.

The appointment can happen after 1st June 2013 (with details to be agreed upon with the successful applicant). All candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Physics, preferably in General Relativity and Quantum Theory in Curved Spacetimes.

The Graduate Program in Physics is situated in the Belem Campus of the Federal University of Para’, in Brazil. In the gateway to Amazonia, the Belem Campus is located on the shore of the river Guamá, one of the rivers which form the Guajara’ bay, near the Marajo’ Island. More information can be found at: http://www.ppgf.ufpa.br/

The General Relativity and Quantum Theory in Curved Spacetimes Group is currently focusing on black hole physics and analog models of gravity, and is composed of faculty Luís C. B. Crispino, Ednilton S. Oliveira, João Vital Cunha Jr., Jorge Castineiras and some Postdoctoral Fellows, including a Brazilian Science Without Borders Program Fellow.

The postdoctoral research project is to be supervised by Luis C. B. Crispino (Graduate Program in Physics, Federal University of Para’, Brazil) and Vitor Cardoso (Centro Multidisciplinar de Astrofísica, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal).

The applicant is expected to contribute to the efforts of the group and to the training of students. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research interests and letter(s) of recommendation to the following e-mail address: crispino[AT]ufpa.br

Please use the subject “GR/QTCS postdoctoral position”.

Applications should be received by May 31st, 2013. Incomplete applications shall not be considered. Screening of applicants will begin promptly and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information please contact Luis C. B. Crispino (crispino[AT]ufpa.br). This position is supported by the Brazilian Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development (CNPq).


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