Contact:  holanda[AT]ifi.unicamp.brLocation:  Campinas, Brasil
The Instituto de Fisica Gleb Wataghin (IFGW) OF UNIVERSIDADE ESTADUAL DE CAMPINAS (UNICAMP) opens one position for tenure track in EXPERIMENTAL COSMOLOGY.
UNICAMP is one of the top universities in South America with strong experimental activities in different areas of physics such as synthesis and characterization of novel materials and nanostructures, nanotechnology, optical communications, theoretical and experimental studies of biological, nanoscopic and self-assembled system, medical physics and theoretical and experimental high energy particle physics.
The University is located in Campinas city. Campinas is the 10th richest city in Brazil, showing a gross domestic product (GDP) of 36.68 billion reais (2010), which represents almost 1% (0.998%) of all Brazilian GDP. Currently, the city concentrates around one third of industrial production of São Paulo state. The Campinas Metropolitan Region is home to many national and international high-tech industries, including IBM, Dell, Motorola, Freescale, Lucent, Nortel, Compaq, Celestica, Samsung, Alcatel, Bosch, 3M, Texas Instruments.
A very nice description of Brazil Science is described in http://mag.digitalpc.co.uk/fvx/iop/physworld/brazil14/
IFGW started its activities in 1967 and became a center of excellence in research, teaching and extension, recognized as one of the best in Latin America. UNICAMP is ranked 17th in the World amongst the Universities younger than 50 years and is amongst the top 3 overall South American Universities (2013 QS Top Universities ranking). Exciting opportunities for graduate students, post-docs and researchers are continuously offered.
The Institute of Physics consists of four departments: Quantum Electronics, Applied Physics, Condensed Matter Physics and Cosmic Rays and Chronology. Grants from state and federal funding agencies are easily obtained for travel and research as well as for students and postdocs. A stronger program from the federal government, Science without Borders, allow to bring younger and senior people to Brazil for an extended stay.
The deadline for this application is on 6th of June 2014.
Initial Salary: R$ 122,161.83 Brazilian reais per year
Please ask the required documents in holanda[AT]ifi.unicamp.br, with the Dean of Cosmic Rays Departament or with the Secretary of Physics Institute, secgeral[AT]ifi.unicamp.br