Ecole Normale Supérieure, Department of Physics

669 22046
Position ID:ENS-Department of Physics-JRC2023 [#22046, JRC2023]
Position Title: Junior Research Chair
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Paris, Ile de France 75005, France [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2022/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2022/07/08, finished 2022/12/14, listed until 2022/11/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

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 one postdoctoral position for a theoretician physicist as JRC holder, for a two-year contract. In addition to an internationally competitive salary, the position includes an attractive travel allowance.

ENS Physics Department is recruiting an outstanding candidate with international experience. Research theoretical activities shall be 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 Physics Department 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: November 1, 2022

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed via videoconference in December 2022.

Offers will be sent by the end of December 2022, for a position starting in September/October 2023.

Further information

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Note that another post-doctoral position for theoreticians working specifically on cosmology, fundamental interactions and gravitation theory is currently open at ENS, with Institut Philippe Meyer.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
Sarah Reemers
LabEx Manager
Département de Physique, Ecole normale supérieure
24 rue Lhomond, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France