Postdoctoral positions in theoretical physics

France (FR), centre of Paris
Internationally competitive salary with an attractive travel allowance
06 Sep 2021
06 Oct 2021

The physics department of ENS invites applications for three independent postdoctoral positions in theoretical physics as Junior Research Chair holders (JRC),

  • One JRC position is funded by the Labex ENS-ICFP, and integrated into the physics department and its research laboratories, LPENS and LKB.
  • Two JRC positions are funded by the Philippe Meyer Institute for theoretical physics. The successful candidates will be affiliated to this Institute, while also fully integrated into the physics department of ENS.

Initial appointments are for two years.

The physics department of ENS aims at recruiting outstanding candidates with international experience. All domains of theoretical physics will be considered but projects within the following fields are particularly encouraged. If possible, a connection with experiments of the physics department will be welcome.

  • Theoretical particle and astro-particle physics
  • Field and string theory
  • Statistical physics
  • Quantum physics: from atoms to condensed matter
  • Condensed matter theory
  • Information theory