] Postdoc in Neutrino Physics

Updated: 21 days ago

The Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics Group (GEFAN) at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) is seeking candidates for one postdoctoral position. The candidates may preferably have experience in one of the following fields:

(1) Phenomenology of neutrinos (in general), including model building, neutrino cosmology, neutrino astrophysics, etc.

(2) Expertise in neutrino phenomenology at long baseline experiments specially focused on DUNE experiment.

The GEFAN group has five faculties working on the neutrino phenomenology Orlando Peres, Marcelo Guzzo, Pedro Holanda e Ernesto Kemp, Ettore Segreto and several Master and PhD students. The University of Campinas (UNICAMP) is a public university in the state of São Paulo. It is one of top ranking Brazilian universities as well as in Latin America. The fellowship is provided by the Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP) which is a public foundation located in São Paulo, Brazil. The FAPESP postdoctoral fellowship is tax-free with the annual salary of R$ 81,831 (at the current rate, 1 US dollar is approximately 3.3 Brazilian Real). Moving and installation expenses will be reimbursed, including the airfare and one additional monthly salary for installation. The fellowship includes grant for travel and research expenses of R$ 12,274 per year.

The fellowship is for two years, with the possibility of extension up to three additional years (five years in total) depending on mutual interest. The starting date of the fellowship is 01/November of 2016, however it is negotiable. Also, depending on the mutual agreement, up to one year of the fellowship can be spent in a institution outside Brazil. Interested candidates should send their CV with a list of publications, research proposal and 3 letters of reference to Prof. Orlando L. G. Peres (orlando@ifi.unicamp.br). The deadline for application is 10/31/2016 and the evaluation of application starts afterward, though late applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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