ICTP-SAIFR Permanent Positions

The ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research has permanent research professor positions available and candidates from all areas of theoretical physics and quantitative biology are encouraged to apply. The search committee is chaired by Peter Goddard (IAS Princeton), and the current search committee members are Marcela Carena (Fermilab), David Gross (KITP, Santa Barbara), Leo Kadanoff (U. Chicago), Martin Rees (Cambridge), Uros Seljak (UC Berkeley), Robert Wald (U. Chicago), Simon White (MPA Garching), Edward Witten (IAS Princeton) and Matias Zaldarriaga (IAS Princeton).

In addition to performing research and organizing activities, the new professor will assist in the teaching and supervising of Masters and PhD students of IFT-UNESP. For highly qualified candidates, the salary is 180,000 Brazilian reais and additional research grants are available from state and national funding agencies. The new professor will also have an automatic visiting position at the ICTP in Trieste.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible by filling out the online application form. Candidates for previous ICTP-SAIFR permanent positions do not need to reapply unless they would like to update their curriculum and recommendation letters.

Permanent research professor positions are also available at the IFT-UNESP (click here for more information), and candidates do not need to file separate applications if they are interested in both the IFT-UNESP positions and the ICTP-SAIFR positions.