Location:  Trieste, Italy
The Astroparticle Physics group at the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA/ISAS) in Trieste, Italy, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions to be filled in the Fall of 2013. The positions are for 2+1 years. Applications in the area of Cosmology, Gravitation Theory, Particle Astrophysics and Phenomenology, and Neutrino Physics will be considered. SISSA is a multidisciplinary PhD school, unique in Italy, pursuing research in the areas of physics, mathematics and neuroscience http://www.sissa.it and is part of a network of nearby scientific institutions in the Trieste area (ICTP, Trieste University and the Trieste Astronomical Observatory). The Astroparticle Physics Group currently consists of about 12 staff members, 5 postdocs and 15 graduate students with a broad spectrum of research topics. More information on the Astroparticle Physics group can be found here: http://www.sissa.it/app/.
Applicants should register with academicjobsonline.org and then submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a statement of research interests, and at least two letters of reference from senior physicists. The online application form for these posts can be found at
The selected candidates are expected to take part in the scientific activity of the group and to carry out their own independent research. There are no compulsory teaching duties. All of our scientific activity is carried out in English (as is the administrative support) and we provide local assistance for all members: a housing office, Italian classes, a nursery for children of SISSA members and a gym.
Completed applications should be received no later than December 2nd, 2012.