Postdoc position on ET Instrumentation, Neaples, Italy

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Deadline:  2023-01-30

Location:  Neaples, Italy

Dear Colleagues,

we announce a public selection procedure, based on CV and interview, to award 1 Senior research grant (Postdoc) for conducting scientific research at the INFN Section of Napoli, Italy, on the following topic: “Development and experimental test of a prototype seismic pre-isolator for Einstein Telescope”. The deadline for application is January 30, 2023. The call, both in Italian and English, is available at the link below,

The grant lasts 24 months and is renewable for a further 12 months. All other details are reported in the call.

The Napoli Gravitational research group, including researchers from INFN and University of Naples “Federico II”, is involved in the Virgo Experiment since its foundation and is actively working to the development of the ET project for a third generation GW antenna in Europe. Other research activities include the Archimedes and LAG experiments, funded by INFN. The group is composed by 6 staff members, 1 tenure track assistant professor, 1 fixed-term assistant professor, 1 research engineer, 2 postdocs and 1 PhD students.

The selected candidate will work, within the ET collaboration, to the development and test, in the Gravitational Physics Laboratory in Napoli, of a prototype seismic pre-isolator for the future Einstein Telescope underground GW detector. The research is also of interest for the Advanced Virgo project. Previous experience in seismic isolation for GW detectors is welcome but non mandatory.

For any further detail or information please contact:

Luciano Di Fiore (difiore[AT] or Lucia Trozzo (trozzo[AT]

Please circulate this information to all possible interested candidates.

Best regards

Dr Luciano Di Fiore
I.N.F.N. – sezione di Napoli
Complesso Universitario di Monte S.Angelo
Via Cintia, 80126 – Napoli
tel. +39-081-676140/676881
fax. +39-081-676254