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Reference : UMR8626-MARLEN-001
Workplace : ORSAY
Date of publication : Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 24 months
Expected date of employment : 1 March 2019
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : between 2605 and 3615 € gross monthly salary depending on experience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent
We welcome applications from postdoctoral candidates interested in frustrated self-assembly of irregular objects and other problems at the interface between Soft Matter/Statistical Physics and Biology. Possible other projects include collaborations with Niels Holten-Andersen (MIT) to predict the viscoelastic behavior of biomimetic gels, Olivia du Roure and Julien Heuvingh (ESPCI) to study branched actin networks, Guillaume Romet-Lemonne and Antoine Jégou (Inst. Jacques Monod) to investigate formin-mediated actin polymerization and with Aurélien Roux (U. of Geneva) on protein-membrane interactions. More details at
Theoretical calculations - numerical simulations - writing articles - optionally training students
The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. by the start date and have strong background and research achievements in Theoretical Soft Matter, Biological and/or Statistical Physics. Applicants coming from Mechanics and Computational Physics will also be considered.
The hosting laboratory, LPTMS, is joint unit of CNRS and Université Paris-Sud with a markedly international atmosphere. Located in Orsay, it is 25 minutes away from central Paris via a frequent, direct commuter train.
The position will begin preferably in June 2019 or earlier, although appointments in the Fall are also possible. Applications received before December 20th 2018 will be given initial consideration. Applications will comprise the names of three references, an application letter, a CV and a publications list including preprints. Informal inquiries welcome.
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