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Reference : UMR8626-CLALEV-003
Workplace : ORSAY
Date of publication : Monday, May 04, 2020
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 24 months
Expected date of employment : 1 October 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Gross salary per month between 2 605 € and 3 615 € depending on experience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : 1 to 4 years
Post-doctoral position on the physics of amorphous solids and glasses within the context of the Simons collaboration "Cracking the glass problem".
A detailed description of the collaboration can be found on the following website https://scglass.uchicago.edu/
The post-doc will work in collaboration with Silvio Franz and other researchers in the Paris area and beyond.
1. Statistical mechanics of disordered systems: glasses, spin glasses, elastic disordered systems, elastoplastic models, etc.
2. Applications of statistical physics to other disciplines (computer science, inference and statistics, biology)
The candidate should have a PhD diploma at the date of recruitment. He or she should have an experience and a solid research record in statistical physics, disordered and glassy systems, interdisciplinary applications of statistical physics.
A good level of spoken and written English is required.
This work is to be conducted at LPTMS, a joint laboratory of CNRS and Université Paris-Saclay within an international community. Located in Orsay, the laboratory is situated about 50 minutes away from central Paris via a frequent, direct commuter train.
A detailed description of the activities of the laboratory can be found on the website http://lptms.u-psud.fr/en/
The candidate will work under the supervision of Prof. Silvio Franz and will benefit of the stimulating research environment of the laboratory.
The applications will comprise:
- a CV, a publication list and two recommendation letters.
- a motivation letter describing the candidate's interest in the research project.
Incomplete application will not be considered.
Informal inquiries about the position are welcome.
The salary will follow the standard CNRS rules and will depend on experience. In addition to the salary, a generous travel fund is provided.
The position can start at flexible dates but preferably in Autumn 2020.
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