Ecole Normale Supérieure, Department of Physics

669 22047
Position ID:ENS-Department of Physics-IPM2023 [#22047, IPM2023]
Position Title: Junior Research Chair
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Paris, Ile de France 75005, France [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: 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. ***

Post-doctoral position

ENS physics department invites applications for a postdoctoral position in theoretical physics as Junior Research Chair holder (JRC). The position is funded by the Philippe Meyer Institute for theoretical physics. The successful candidate will be affiliated to this Institute, while also fully integrated into the physics department of ENS.

Position Description

Initial appointment is for two years with a possible extension for a third year depending on available funding. In addition to an internationally competitive salary, we offer an attractive travel allowance. The ENS physics department aims at recruiting outstanding candidates with international experience. Candidates working in the domain of cosmology and gravitation, with possible links to other fundamental interactions, are particularly encouraged to apply.

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.


Closing date: November 1st, 2022 Short-listed candidates will be interviewed via videoconference early December 2022. Offers will be sent by the end of December 2022, for a position starting in September/October 2023.

Note that another post-doctoral position for theoreticians not working specifically on cosmology, fundamental interactions or gravitation theory is currently open at ENS with LabEx ENS-ICFP.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

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