SISSA for Women in Physics, Trieste, Italy

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Deadline:  2023-05-19

Location:  Trieste, Italy

The Physics Area at the “Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati” (SISSA) in Trieste, Italy, invites expressions of interest for a faculty position from outstanding female candidates with a strong research record in any of the fields covered by the Area (Astrophysics and Cosmology, Astroparticle Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Statistical Physics, Statistical Physics of Biological Systems, Theoretical and Scientific Data Science, Theoretical Particle Physics). The appointment procedure will be activated at the assistant professor, tenure-track, level*.

The successful candidate is expected to work as an independent principal investigator, promoting and leading research activities to complement the current expertise of the present SISSA groups, as well as to attract external funds, take an active part in the SISSA PhD teaching programme, and supervise graduate students (selected on a competitive basis and funded by bursaries provided by SISSA). Expressions of interest should be sent (in English and via Academic Jobs Online only) preferably by May 19, 2023. They should include:
1. Curriculum Vitae and the names of at least three referees.
2. Description of current research interests.
3. List of ten publications of greatest interest for the selection.

The International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) is a leading research and training institution (PhD School) located in Trieste, Italy. The campus is in a green area on the hills close to Trieste and is efficiently connected to the city by public transport. SISSA offers to its community top tier research facilities (e.g. High Performance Computing facilities) and services (canteen and kindergarten services located on site). The Physics Area at SISSA has connections with the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN), the National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) and the National Council for Research (CNR). SISSA is also a founding member of several research Institutes such as IFPU, iGAP and TQT. More information on research in Physics at SISSA can be found here: Physics Area.

*In the Italian system, a tenure-track position corresponds to a “ricercatore TD b”, i.e. an assistant professor to be confirmed (on the sole basis of her/his results) as a tenured associate professor within three years after appointment.