Postdoc position in Hadron and Nuclear Theory

Updated: 9 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Jan 2022

The Hadron and Nuclear Theory group of the University of Barcelona invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow.

The University of Barcelona Hadron and Nuclear Theory group has broad interests, including lattice QCD, hadron theory, quark-gluon plasma physics, nuclear structure, neutron stars and tests of fundamental symmetries using hadrons and nuclei. Senior group members include Àngels Ramos, Arnau Rios, Assumpta Parreño, Javier Menéndez, Mario Centelles, Vincent Mathieu and Volodymir Magas. A more detailed description of the group can be found in the HadNucAtUB web page.

Candidates must hold a PhD in physics by the starting date of their contract. They are expected to have a competitive research track record in hadron or nuclear theory, and a strong commitment to pursue forefront research lines.

The appointed researcher will be ascribed to the Department of Quantum Physics and Astrophysics (FQA) and to the Institute of Cosmos Sciences (ICCUB), a María de Maeztu Unit of Excellence. Overall, FQA and ICCUB host about 180 staff working in all aspects of cosmological sciences, leading to a vibrant fundamental research program in cosmology, astrophysics, nuclear and particle physics

Employment conditions:

The position is offered for two years.

Position is expected to begin no later than September 1st 2022, although exceptions can be made in cases of maternity/paternity or other special circumstances. Earlier starting dates may also be considered.

The annual salary includes social security and public healthcare benefits, covering spouse and children.

Application procedure and deadline:

Applicants should provide curriculum vitae, including list of publications and presentations, and a letter of motivation including research interests. They should also arrange for two or three letters of recommendation.

Applications should be sent electronically through the recruitment portal of the University of Barcelona, not later than 20 working days after the announcement has been posted at the electronic site of the UB.

Inquiries about the application submission can be directed to

Esther Pallarés ( ).

For inquiries about the scientific aspects, please contact:

Assumpta Parreño ( ) or

Javier Menéndez ( )

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Barcelona and ICCUB offer and promote a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applicants regardless of age, disability, gender, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation (for additional information please see Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commission site of the ICCUB).

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