Tenure track position in theoretical physics at the University of Trento, Italy

More info:  external link
Deadline:  2016-06-16

Location:  Trento, Italy

The University of Trento has opened a tenure-track position in the field of theoretical physics. Candidates working in relativistic quantum field theory and gravitational theory are particularly encouraged to apply.

The position is for 3 years at the end of which the candidate will be evaluated and, if the evaluation will be positive, will be promoted to tenured associate professor.

In order to apply candidates need to hold a PhD in Physics (or related area) and have been a postdoc for at least three years. Candidates that worked at least one year outside Italy are strongly encouraged to apply. Knowledge of the Italian language is not required.

In order to apply, candidates need to provide the following documents:

1) full curriculum vitae (in English) including full list of publications
2) up to 12 publications in pdf format (candidates are suggested to submit their best 12 refereed publications)
3) a list of three persons that will provide reference letters

All the documents have to be submitted online by June 16 2016 via the form available at

The reference letters should be sent via email to recruitment [AT] unitn.it by the deadline.

More details about the application, including the full list of documents, and the selection procedure can be found in the job announcement (both in Italian and English) at http://www.unitn.it/ateneo/bando-dr-valcomp/40914/valutazione-comparativa-a-n-1-posto-di-ricercatore-a-tempo-determinato-l-2402010-settore-concorsua

In case of questions about the online form, candidates may contact recruitment [AT] unitn.it. More general questions about this position can be sent to Bruno Giacomazzo (bruno.giacomazzo [AT] unitn.it) or Sergio Zerbini (sergio.zerbini [AT] unitn.it).

The University of Trento is regularly ranked among the top universities in Italy (first according to the latest national ranking) and it is on the list of the top 200 universities in the world. It has an international population of students and all master courses in the Physics department are taught in English. More information about the Physics department can be found at http://www.physics.unitn.it/en

Trento is located in the autonomous region of Trentino, near the Dolomites, and it is very well connected nationally and internationally (the international airport of Verona is 1 hour away by train, while Rome and Munich can both be reached by train in 4 hours). The city of Trento is regularly ranked among the 5 best cities to live in Italy.