Ecole Normale Supérieure, Department of Physics

669 16534
Position ID:Ecole Normale Supérieure-Department of Physics-JRC [#16534, JRC2021]
Position Title: Junior Research Chair
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Paris, Ile de France 75005, France [map]
Subject Areas: Astrophysics
Condensed Matter Physics
High Energy Physics
Quantum Optics
Biophysics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2020/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup* (accepting applications posted 2020/07/10, listed until 2020/10/31)
Position Description:    

Position Description

Junior Research Chair (JRC), International Centre for Fundamental Physics and its Interfaces (ENS-ICFP), Physics Department, Ecole normale supérieure (ENS), Paris, France

ENS Physics Department opens up two postdoctoral positions as JRC holders, for a two-year contract, with possible extension: one year for theoreticians and two years for experimentalists. In addition to an internationally competitive salary, the position includes an attractive travel allowance, and dedicated research funds for experimentalists (150 000 euros).

ENS Physics Department aims at recruiting outstanding candidates with international experience. Research activities can be experimental and/or theoretical, on the following themes: Astrophysics, Biophysics: from cell to organism, Fundamental interactions, Quantum physics: from atoms to condensed matter, Soft matter, fluids and interfaces, Statistical and theoretical physics

JRC holder shall teach within the Master ENS-ICFP, and be integrated into ENS Department of Physics and its research laboratories, LPENS and LKB.

Application file

Applications through AcademicJobsOnline website, including: Cover letter, Resume including list of publications, Research statement taking into account possible interactions with research groups / faculty within ENS Physics Department (maximum four A4 pages) and three letters of recommendation from senior scientists.

Candidates are encouraged to make early contact with faculty to construct their project, and shall refer to these contacts in the research statement.


Closing date: October 31, 2020

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed via videoconference in December, 2020.

Final decision will be made in January 2021, for a position starting in September 2021.

Further information

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Département de Physique, Ecole normale supérieure
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