Positions in theoretical physics and biophysics

28th November 2022 : PhD – statistical physics & immunology – UCL

Dear colleagues

My new group (https://qimmuno.com/) is looking to support a PhD student
application to UCL's Research Excellence Scholarship for a project on
the statistical biophysics of T cell receptor epitope interactions.

This new prestigious scholarship is open to applicants from any country,
and provides full funding for a three-year PhD plus a yearly travel

Interested candidates should get in touch with me via email with a CV
and short letter of motivation for further discussion.

I would be very glad if you could transfer this email to potential

Many thanks, and best regards,


Dr. Andreas Mayer
Lecturer in Computational Biology
Division of Infection and Immunity & Institute for the Physics of Living
University College London

25th November 2022 : Professor & postdoc- ICTP-SAIFR – Brazil

The ICTP-SAIFR announces the opening of 2 Simons-FAPESP research
professor positions with application deadline of January 15, 2023, and
several postdoctoral positions with application deadline of December 10,
2022. Candidates from all areas related to theoretical physics are
encouraged to apply, with preference in the areas of gravitational wave
physics, cosmology, particle physics, quantum information/quantum
matter, statistical mechanics, complex systems and biological physics.
Additional information can be found at https://www.ictp-saifr.org

24th November 2022 : Postdoc – 3D mechanics of cells in complex fibrous media – Grenoble

Dear Colleagues,

Please find attached an open postdoc position at LIPhy, in collaboration
with 3SR Lab. in Grenoble to work on cell mechanics in fibrous media.
The post-doctoral fellowship offer is available from February 2023 for a
period of 16 months.
Deadline for applications is December 31.

Best regards,


Mehdi Bouzid,

CNRS Research scientist,
CNRS - Univ. Grenoble Alpes
Laboratoire Sols-Solides-Structures-Risques (3SR)
BP 53 - Domaine Universitaire
38041 GRENOBLE Cedex 9

See Attachement : LIPHY_3SR_postdoc.pdf

24th November 2022 : Faculty Position in Biological Physics at the University of Maryland College Park

The University of Maryland College Parks invites applications for a
tenured/tenure track faculty position in Biological Physics.

Our emphasis will be to add strength to our existing experimental
biophysics research program, and we welcome exceptional experimentalists
and theorists in any area of biological physics.  Please see the
attached ad and the job posting for more information:

Please contact me with any questions.

Wolfgang Losert,  Professor of Physics
College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences
University of Maryland
1147 Physical Sciences Complex
p: 301-405-0629 http://

See Attachement : UMD BP search final 2022.pdf

7th November 2022 : Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Theoretical Statistical Physics, University of Cambridge

Dear Colleague,

The Cavendish Laboratory at the University of Cambridge is looking to
hire an Assistant or Associate Professor working in the general area of
Theoretical Statistical Physics.

The advert and further particulars can be found at:
I am also happy to respond to any informal enquiries concerning the

I would be grateful if you could bring this position to the attention of
potential candidates.

Please note that the deadline for applications is 4 December 2022.

Best regards,
Nigel Cooper

Prof. N. R. Cooper
T.C.M. Group
Department of Physics
Cavendish Laboratory
J J Thomson Avenue
Cambridge CB3 0HE
United Kingdom

LPTMS Internship proposal: Using statistical models to unravel the gene interactions behind developmental robustness


Contact : Antoine Fruleux (antoine.fruleux@universite-paris-saclay.fr)

27th October 2022 : Faculty Positions in Soft Matter, Statistical and Biological Physics, University of Edinburgh

Dear Colleagues

The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh is
seeking to fill two open-ended (tenured) academic positions within the
Institute for Condensed Matter and Complex Systems (ICMCS):

1. Lecturer or Reader in Theoretical Soft Matter, Statistical and
Biological Physics
2. Reader in Experimental Soft Matter, Statistical and Biological Physics

The successful candidates will have a significant or growing
international reputation, whose work complements and enhances existing
strengths in our Soft Matter, Statistical and Biological Physics group.
We particularly seek candidates with expertise in non-equilibrium
statistical mechanics and its application to the modelling of soft,
active, and biological matter systems. The successful candidate for the
experimental position will have strong affinity with our theoretical
activities in these areas, and will be committed to knowledge exchange
with industry and/or the healthcare sector.

ICMCS is committed to promoting diversity and we especially encourage
applications from women and applicants from other under-represented
groups. As recognized by our Juno Champion and Athena SWAN Silver
awards, we are committed to advancing gender equality and to supporting
flexible and family-friendly working.

Applications should include a CV, a research statement of up to 3 pages,
and the name and contact details of 3 referees. The closing date for
applications is Nov 21, 2022.

For further details, please visit: tinyurl.com/5a6aecs7

For informal enquiries, contact Professor Martin Evans, Professor
Alexander Morozov, or Professor Wilson Poon (ICMCS.Search@ed.ac.uk

Best wishes
Alexander Morozov

Prof. Alexander Morozov
Chair of Fluid Mechanics
Web: www.ph.ed.ac.uk/~amorozov

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336. Is e buidheann carthannais
a th’ ann an Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann, clàraichte an Alba, àireamh clàraidh

26th October 2022 : Postdoc position and special fellowship for postdocs from EU or EFTA states, UK and Canada

Dear Colleague:

I am writing to ask you to forward the information below about the
prestigious Azrieli postdoctoral fellowship to relevant (non-Israeli)
group members who may be interested in a postdoc during academic year
2023-2024 with _any_ group in Israel that sponsors the candidate.  The
deadline is November 15, 2022.

This could also include my own research group in theoretical biological
and soft matter physics, in the Department of Chemical and Biological
Physics at the Weizmann Institute of Science. The postdoc in my group is
_not_ necessarily dependent on the Azrieli fellowship which will give
the candidate a supplement to the regular Weizmann fellowship. Further
information on the group, our publications and collaborations can be
found on:

Candidates should email me directly: sam.safran@weizmann.ac.il

The information about the Azrieli fellowship follows my signature.


The Azrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowship supports the best and
brightest minds in their postdoctoral research in Israel, connecting
them with world-class academics and leading researchers. The online
application for the 2023–24 cohort ends on November 15, 2022. Here is
the link:

*Who can apply?**

The Fellowship is open to candidates who have received their PhD degrees
*no earlier than November 1,^2019*, in all countries except Israel. PhD
candidates may apply if they complete their dissertation defence
successfully *no later than June 1, 2023*. All nationalities may apply,
except for Israeli citizens and residents. Candidates who commenced a
postdoctoral or an academic position in Israel prior to September 1,
2022, may not apply.

*Please note that candidates are required to have an *academic sponsor*,
who is a faculty member at an eligible Israeli academic institution.

*How much is the Fellowship? *

The Fellowship is made up of a basic stipend of ILS 168,000 _per
academic year_, with an additional ILS 20,000 granted annually for
research expenses and research-related travel (altogether approximately
EUR 53,000 in total).

*When does the Fellowship begin? *

The starting date of the Fellowship is October 2023, which is the
beginning of the 2023–24 Israeli academic year. However, candidates are
permitted to start their Fellowship as early as June 2023, and no later
than March 2024.

*How long does the Fellowship last?*

The Fellowship is offered for two years. Renewal for a third year will
be considered favourably based on a competitive evaluation process.

*How many Fellowships are offered? *

Up to 24 Fellowships are offered per year.

*What do I need in order to apply?*

Requirements are detailed in the guidelines on our website:

*When to apply?*

The online application opens September 1, 2022, and closes November 15,

*When will decisions be announced? *

Award notifications will be made by February 2023.

Guidelines and the online application are available at:

For any questions, please contact: fellows@azrielifoundation.org

LPTMS Internship proposal: Conformal field theories for statistical models


contact: Raoul Santachiara (raoul.santachiara@universite-paris-saclay.fr)

21st October 2022 : Postdocs, PhD positions- Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Goettingen, Germany

Dear colleagues,

The Department of Living Matter Physics (LMP) at the Max Planck
Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization in Goettingen, Germany
seeks to fill a number of PhD and Postdoc positions.

More information and the possibility to apply can be found on our

Best wishes,

Ramin Golestanian

10th October 2022 : Open faculty positions at IST Austria

Dear colleagues,

IST Austria is looking to fill *multiple faculty positions* (assistant
prof / prof) in areas including soft matter and biophysics. Just a few
minutes outside of Vienna, IST Austria is a rapidly growing
interdisciplinary research institute with a vibrant soft-matter and
biophysics community that includes the groups of Bingqing Cheng, Edouard
Hannezo, Bjorn Hof, Jeremie Palacci, Andela Saric, Scott Waitukaitis,
and myself.

More information can be found at https://ist.ac.at/en/jobs/faculty/
. Please share this with anyone who
might be interested, and I especially encourage women and those from
underrepresented groups to apply.

Best wishes,


Carl Goodrich

Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria


10th October 2022 : Tenure-track soft matter position at Georgia Tech

Dear friends. I'm pleased to announce that we have a search for a
tenure-track open-rank soft matter professor, with an emphasis on
experiment, in the Georgia Tech School of Physics. Further details and
an application link can be found at this AJO link:

Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Physics

Please feel free to contact me with any questions. We appreciate any
help you can offer in bringing this exciting opportunity to the
attention of candidates.

Zeb Rocklin

LPTMS Internship proposal: The quantum Zeno effect in a dissipative SU(N) atomic gas

contact: Leonardo Mazza (leonardo.mazza@universite-paris-saclay.fr)

The quantum Zeno effect is one of the most remarkable quantum effects associated to open quantum system. In its standard formulation, it states that the continuous measurement of an unstable quantum system prolongs its lifetime. Moreover, a careful analysis shows that this enhanced lifetime can also be the consequence of a strong coupling to an environment, which acts as an unread measurement apparatus.
In this internship, that can become a Ph.D. thesis, we will consider what happens when a quantum simulator interacts with an environment, so strongly that the Zeno regime sets in.
We will specifically consider the case of ultra-cold gases, and more in particular the case of atomic gases with an SU(N) nuclear spin (such as fermionic ytterbium or strontium). Here dissipation can be represented by atomic losses from the gas, or simply by heating and dephasing; in all cases, it can be controlled from outside and tuned to the Zeno regime at will.
The interplay of the quantum Zeno effect with the unconventional spin symmetry of these gases is a promising way for creating in a dissipative fashion entangled states or topological states, here we want to further investigate this. Experiments on this subject are being developed allover the world [5] but also in the Parisian area, and interactions with experimentalists is possible.


29th September 2022 : The Rockefeller University – Fellow Position

Dear Colleague:

It is our recruitment season for our Fellow position. Should you know
anyone who may be a candidate for this independent position, would you
be so kind as to encourage them to apply.

A simple poster is attached for posting and sharing.

Best regards,
Melanie J. Lee
Administrative Assistant
Center for Studies in Physics and Biology
Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue
New York, NY  10065-6399
Tel: 212-327-8636
Fax: 212-327-8544

See Attachement : rockefeller.university.fellow.2022.pdf

28th September 2022 : Tenure-track position in Biophysics at Johns Hopkins – October 20 deadline

Dear colleagues,

We are searching for a tenure track assistant professor in Biophysics at
Johns Hopkins University (see attached ad). We are searching for
applicants in all areas of molecular, cellular, and computational
biophysics - we are thinking of biophysics in a broad sense. Please pass
this along to potentially interested candidates! We are particularly
interested in candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and
inclusion. The job ad can be found here: apply.interfolio.com/113389 . A
complete description of how to prepare the application documents and
additional information on our search, including the rubrics we are going
to use, can be found on our website:
biophysics.jhu.edu/2022/09/15/jenkinsfacultysearch . Applications
should be submitted before October 20 for primary consideration,
although we'll continue to review applications beyond that date until
the position is filled.

Please let me know if you have any questions about the search!

Brian Camley
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Department of Biophysics
Johns Hopkins University

See Attachement : BiophysicsFacultyPosition_JohnsHopkins.pdf

21st September 2022 : Faculty position – Biophysics – Johns Hopkins University

Hi all,

I’m writing to let you know that we are searching for a tenure track
assistant professor in Biophysics at JHU (see attached). We are
searching for applicants in all areas of molecular, cellular, and
computational biophysics, broadly defined. We are particularly
interested in candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity
and inclusion. Our website has more information:
https://biophysics.jhu.edu/2022/09/15/jenkinsfacultysearch and the job
application is here: http://apply.interfolio.com/113389 .
Applications should be submitted before October 20, although we’ll
continue to review applications beyond that date until the position is

Please let me know if you have any questions!

Brian Camley
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy, Department of Biophysics
Johns Hopkins University

See Attachement : Biophysics_ad_2022.pdf

19th September 2022 : Postdoc – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center & ENS

Dear Colleagues,

We are looking for post-doctoral researchers to work on developing new
statistical mechanics methods to understand how the immune system
recognizes and responds to cancer, both spontaneously, and in the
context of therapies. The project will involve analytically deriving new
probabilistic analysis methods, and implementing them on in-house
produced data at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. The
datasets include experimental data as well as data from large patient
cohorts treated with immunotherapies and cancer vaccines, including data
from clinical trials of mRNA vaccines to treat cancer. The ideal
candidate should be motivated, curious, analytically and numerically
competent. The project is a collaboration between Vinod Balachandran and
Ben Greenbaum at MSKCC, and Thierry Mora and Aleksandra Walczak at the
Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris.

The position is open for a duration of up to 3 years. Please indicate
your interest before January 1st 2022.

Interested candidates should contact Benjamin Greenbaum
(greenbab@mskcc.org ) with a CV, including a
list of publications, short paragraph about what they have worked on so
far and why they are interested in this project and three names of
people who we can contact for references.

We would be grateful if you could help me diffuse this message.

Thank you,

Vinod Balachandran, Ben Greenbaum, Thierry Mora and Aleksandra Walczak

19th September 2022 : ISMSM/NIST Independent Research Fellow, Georgetown University

Dear Colleague,

The Institute for Soft Matter Synthesis and Metrology at Georgetown
University (GU), in collaboration with the National Institute of
Standards and Technology (NIST), invites applications for an
*independent Research Fellow* to work closely with scientists
at Georgetown and NIST on soft matter, broadly defined. The application
deadlines are:

• Deadline for the letter of intent: 20th October 2022

• Invitation to submit the research proposal: 20st November 2022

• Research proposal deadline: 6th January 2023

More details are enclosed, and applications should be submitted at

Best wishes,

 - Peter

Peter D Olmsted                   Joseph Semmes Ives Chair in Physics
Georgetown University Office: 404 Regents Hall
Mail: 506 Reiss Science Building    Department of Physics
37th and O Streets NW Washington DC, 20057-1228 USA
+1 202 687 9141 peter.olmsted@georgetown.edu

Institute for Soft Matter Synthesis & Metrology

See Attachement : ISM-NIST_Fellow_2023.pdf

13th September 2022 : Postdoctoral – proteins – EPFL

Apologies, the correct link is

Best regards,
Anne-Florence Bitbol

Le mar. 13 sept. 2022 à 17:18, Anne-Florence Bitbol
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Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to announce an opening for an ERC-funded postdoctoral
position about the sequence-function relationship in proteins in my
group at EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland).

To apply, please send a cover letter, a complete CV and copies of
transcripts to anne-florence.bitbol@epfl.ch
 by October 1.

The start date is flexible. More information is available at

Best regards,
Anne-Florence Bitbol

2nd September 2022 : Postdocs – Biological Physics – Princeton

Dear colleagues,

We are in the midst of our annual search for postdoctoral fellows, both
theorists and experimentalists, interested in the physics of biological

Our efforts at building an interactive and collaborative environment are
coordinated through the Center for the Physics of Biological Function
, a joint effort between Princeton
University and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
 We are a core group of fifteen faculty working on problems across the
full range of biological organization, from single molecules to groups
of organisms, united by our search for common physical principles
underlying the beautiful phenomena of life.

Center Fellows are an essential part of our intellectual community, and
have the flexibility to initiate and pursue projects that span the
interests of multiple faculty mentors.  We have a particularly strong
culture of theory/experiment collaboration, and individual Fellows have
played key roles in developing these collaborations.  Successful fellows
have come both from PhDs in biological physics and from more traditional
areas of physics; some have had as many as four different faculty
co-authors during their time with us, while some have written papers
only with other postdocs and students.

We ask your help in bringing this opportunity to the attention of your
young colleagues.  Applications must  be made here
.  The
deadline is October 10, and we will have (in person) interviews on
November 1 and December 6, so we ask interested candidates to act soon.
 Start dates as early as February 2023 are possible, and we hope all
new Fellows will join us by Fall 2023.

In addition to the Center Fellow position, there are other postdoctoral
fellows programs at Princeton that might be of interest to your students:

The Princeton Center for Theoretical Sciences
 hosts fellows across all areas of
theoretical work, and at any moment one or two of these fellows are
focused on biological physics.  Candidates must be nominated by their
mentors, here . The deadline is
October 15.

The Dicke Fellowship  program
supports outstanding young experimentalists across all areas of physics,
including biological physics. Applications must be made here
the deadline is October 21.

The Lewis-Sigler Scholars program combines research with a modest amount
of teaching in our interdisciplinary courses.  Scholars engage with a
quantitative biology community that extends beyond our biological
physics group.   Applications must be made here
 the deadline is October 15.

All of these programs hope to attract applicants from across all
segments of our society.  Princeton’s
Presidential  Postdoctoral Research Fellows
 program specifically supports
Fellows who will contribute to diversifying our community.  Candidates
must be nominated by a potential Princeton faculty mentor, and
nominations are due November 1.

We emphasize that fellows supported by all of these programs have
engaged fully with our Center community.

If there are candidates whom you think we should encourage more
directly, simply reply to this message with their names and contact
information, and we can do the rest.

With thanks for your help, and best wishes,

Bill & Josh

William Bialek and Joshua Shaevitz
Directors, Center for the Physics of Biological Function

9th August 2022 : Postdoc – theoretical physics of curved multi-cellular systems – Marseille, France

Dear colleagues,

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in my lab at the Center
for Theoretical Physics (CPT) in Marseille, France.  The project will
study the interactions of tissue flows with curvature in the fruit fly
embryo, in a collaboration with the developmental biology team of Thomas
Lecuit.  A combination of analytical approaches, experimental data
analysis, and computer simulation will be employed to examine how
tissue-scale changes in Gaussian curvature interact with cell-scale
processes during fly embryogenesis.

A recent preprint from our collaboration can be found here:

The two-year position is fully funded by the Alan Turing Center for
Living Systems (CENTURI, http://centuri-livingsystems.org/), an
interdisciplinary research hub in Marseille that brings together
physicists, biologists, engineers, and mathematicians.  To apply for the
position in my group (http://centuri-livingsystems.org/m-merkel/),
please send cover letter, cv, and email addresses of two references to
matthias.merkel@cpt.univ-mrs.fr.  Applications will be considered
continuously until the position is filled.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for any informal inquiry regarding
this offer.

Best regards,
Matthias Merkel

Matthias Merkel, Ph.D.
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Centre de Physique Théorique
Alan Turing Center for Living Systems
Aix-Marseille Université

2nd August 2022 : Princeton Faculty Search in Cancer, Metabolism, and Immunology

Dear Colleagues,

I was hoping for your help identifying candidates for two open rank
faculty searches in the areas of cancer, metabolism, and immunology,
broadly defined to also include relevant genomics, chemistry, physics,
computational, and engineering approaches
(https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/26805 and

This is a special opportunity for junior or senior faculty: strong
institutional commitment, highly collaborative environment, and funding
via both Princeton and the Ludwig Institute. We value building a
culturally diverse intellectual community; women and members of
underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  For senior
faculty, there are also potential leadership opportunities.  Please feel
free to share the job links, and to reach out to me directly if you have

All the best,
Josh Rabinowitz
Professor of Chemistry & Integrative Genomics
Princeton University

25th July 2022 : Postdoc position – computational methods for soft materials – University of Milan

Dear Colleague,

in my group, we are seeking to hire a post-doctoral research associate
for a period of 3, up to 5, years, funded by an ERC Consolidator Grant,
to perform research on development of new atomistic computation methods
for the mechanics of soft materials.

The position is at the University of Milan, Department of Physics. We
are willing to offer presence or remote or a mixture thereof but the
main residency of the candidate during the period must be in Italy.

Candidates must have experience in code development and solid computer
programming skills and interests.

The starting date could be 1 October 2022, but can be flexible depending
on the needs of the candidate.

The official announcement will follow soon, but we welcome informal
applications by email already.

Thank you for your attention.

Best regards,
Alessio Zaccone

Prof. Dr. Alessio Zaccone
Department of Physics "A. Pontremoli"
University of Milan
via Celoria 16
20133 Milano, Italy

13th July 2022 : PhD – biophysical modeling of chromosome organization – ENS Lyon

Dear Colleagues,

Please find attached an announcement for a funded PhD fellowship in my
group to work on "Understanding how condensin folds genomes during
mitosis" using biophysical modeling in close collaboration with

PLease forward to any candidates that might be interested.

Thanks for your help

Best regards


Daniel Jost, PhD
'Physical Biology of Chromatin' group
Laboratory of Biology and Modeling of the Cell
CNRS and Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon
tel: +33 4 72 72 86 30
web: http://perso.ens-lyon.fr/daniel.jost/
twitter: @djost_physbiol

See Attachement : CondensinChromatin_PhD_light.pdf

13th July 2022 : Two PhD positions at TU Wien to study the physics of living materials.

Dear colleagues,

I am looking to fill two fully funded PhD positions in my group at TU
Wien ( see https://sflab.netlify.app/  ) to
study the physics of living materials, such as the cytoskeleton and
tissues. I would be extremely grateful if you could bring the attached
add to the attention of  suitable candidates.

Many thanks,
Sebastian Fürthauer

Theory of Living Matter Group
Principal Investigator, WWTF VRG Young Investigator

See Attachement : AddPhD.pdf

6th July 2022 : Postdoc – theoretical biophysics – U. Göttingen

Dear all,

my group has an opening for a *postdoc in the field of theoretical

We are looking for excellent candidates with a strong research interest
in the theoretical understanding of physical processes in living systems
to strengthen our team. Our main research areas are motility of
microorganisms and active matter, mechanisms and economy of gene
regulation, and stochastic dynamics in cells. We are looking for
candidates who will develop new directions of theoretical research in
this field and are motivated to interact closely with experimental
groups. In addition to carrying out research, the postdoc will
contribute to teaching in theoretical biophysics and general theoretical
physics at the Bachelor and Master level.

For more on our reserarch, see our webpage:
more details here: https://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/644546.html?details=1193
or in the attachment.

If you know suitable candidates, please make them aware of the position.
Best regards
Stefan Klumpp


Prof. Dr. Stefan Klumpp

Institut für Dynamik komplexer Systeme, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

phone: +49-551-39-26942    e-mail: stefan.klumpp@phys.uni-goettingen.de
www: http://www.uni-goettingen.de/theoretische_biophysik


See Attachement : Postdoc Position.pdf

See Attachement : Attached Message Part

9th June 2022 : PhD & postdoc – Living Materials – Lorentz Institute for Theoretical Physics (The Netherlands)

Dear Soft Matter subscribers,

I am inviting applications for one 2-year postdoc position and one PhD
position in the area of Living Materials in my new group at the Lorentz
Institute for Theoretical Physics (https://www.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/
), part of the Leiden Institute of
Physics (https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/science/physics

You will become part of the newly completed team of researchers studying
Smart, Living and Active Matter (SLAM) consisting of the Kraft, Giomi,
van Hecke, Morin and Jawerth groups in addition to my own.

The search is ongoing, with an application deadline of *June
10**(tomorrow)*for both positions.

Living materials are made of cells or cell components, birds, or even
people and robots. They are driven from the inside out, leading to
phenomena such as flocks of birds and crowd waves at concerts. The
physics of this active matter is highly relevant to developmental
biology, as it helps us understand how organisms develop and maintain
their shape. Many of these processes are driven by single-layer
epithelial cell sheets in a feedback loop between active processes, cell
shapes and stresses that lead to emergent flows.

*Postdoc position:*

The aim of this project is, based on recent progress in extending vertex
models, to build a model that incorporates these processes from the
bottom up.  We will focus on understanding the emergent active
mechanics, flows, and rigidity of such materials that incorporate
microscopic internal pulling forces. At the same time, we will assess
how biology can functionalise them and make predictions for processes
such as gastrulation and germ band extension in drosophila or the chick
embryo, and separately for in-vitro systems such as MDCK sheets and
model organoids.

/Please apply here:/


*PhD position:*

In this PhD position you will work on the physics of living materials,
using theoretical and computational approaches from soft matter physics.
Several work areas are possible: deformable particle models of cell
sheets and their application to the cornea of the eye, vertex models of
cell sheets and embryonic tissue mechanics, and finally also the
emergent active mechanics and rigidity of materials with microscopic
internal pulling forces.

/Please apply here:/


Thank you for forwarding these adverts to any interested candidates.

Silke Henkes

Associate Professor,

Lorentz Institute, Leiden University

The Netherlands

9th June 2022 : Postdocs – Dutch Institute of Emergent Phenomena

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to bring your attention to interdisciplinary 3-year
postdoctoral fellowships at Dutch Institute of Emergent Phenomena at the
University of Amsterdam. These positions provide ample opportunities to
work on a wide range of topics related to emergence
includingnon-equilibrium statistical physics, theory of critical
phenomena, multiscale modelling, biophysics, machine learning, complex
system theory.

For further information, please consult here:

Best regards,
Sara Jabbari
Institute of Theoretical Physics,
University of Amsterdam

8th June 2022 : Offre de thèse CIFRE – LP ENS de Lyon x BioMérieux

Nous avons une offre de thèse financée avec l'entreprise Biomérieux sur
les propriétés mécaniques des gels d'agar et dont l'annonce est en pièce
jointe. Cette thèse de physique co-encadrée par Sébastien Manneville se
déroulera principalement au laboratoire de Physique de l'ENS de Lyon.

Thibaut Divoux,
Researcher scientist @CNRS,
Laboratoire de Physique (UMR CNRS 5672),
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon,
46 allée d’Italie,

See Attachement : Annonce thèse_Final.pdf

2nd June 2022 : Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Physics: Numerical investigation of novel quantum states in SU(N),spin lattice systems

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Subject: [gdr_meso] Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Physics:
Numerical investigation of novel quantum states in
SU(N),spin lattice systems
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2022 12:29:30 +0200
From: Nicolas Roch <nicolas.roch@neel.cnrs.fr>
Reply-To: gdr_meso@listes.grenoble.cnrs.fr
To: gdr_meso@listes.grenoble.cnrs.fr


Nicolas ROCH

Institut Néel

25 Avenue des martyrs BP 166

38042 Grenoble Cedex 09

Office: Z-221

Tel : (+33) 4 56 38 71 77

Fax : (+33) 4 76 88 11 91

Web : href="http://perso.neel.cnrs.fr/nicolas.roch/"
class="moz-txt-link-freetext" moz-do-not-send="true">http://perso.neel.cnrs.fr/nicolas.roch/

See Attachement : Annonce_Postdoc_PNataf.pdf

22nd May 2022 : Postdoctoral fellowships: Munro/Lenne/Rupprecht consortium – Marseille & Chicago

Dear Soft Matter Community,

We are looking forward to hosting *3 postdoctoral fellows* in a
collaborative environment through our newly funded USA/France-consortium
grant scheme teaming the Munro lab in UChicago and the Lenne and
Rupprecht groups in Marseille Luminy.

Our collaborative project on the dynamics of cell-cell contact formation
and remodeling will lead toexciting cross-talks between advanced
experimental data and theoretical modelling.

Please find more information in the flyer attached. Informal
enquiries are welcome.

Best regards,

CODAC consortium: Pierre-François Lenne
Ed Munro ,
Pierre Recouvreux
Jean-François Rupprecht

See Attachement : Joint_postdoc_Munro_Lenne_Rupprecht.pdf

See Attachement : Attached Message Part

16th May 2022 : Poste de professeur.e KU Leuven

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Subject: [gdr-mega] Poste de professeur.e KU Leuven
Date: Mon, 9 May 2022 13:33:12 +0200
From: Mylene Maida <mylene.maida@univ-lille.fr>
Reply-To: Mylene Maida <mylene.maida@univ-lille.fr>
To: gdr-mega@univ-lille.fr


Vous trouverez ci-dessous une annonce de poste de la part
de nos collègues de KU Leuven, qui pourrait intéresser
certain.e.s d'entre vous.

N'hésitez pas à faire circuler.

A bientôt,


De: "Christian Maes" < href="mailto:christian.maes@kuleuven.be" target="_blank"
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À: "Christian Maes" < href="mailto:christian.maes@kuleuven.be" target="_blank"
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Envoyé: Lundi 9 Mai 2022 10:04:54

Objet: probability opening

Dear Colleagues

i hope this finds you well.

Here is an announcement for a  href="https://www.kuleuven.be/personeel/jobsite/jobs/60115431?hl=en&lang=en"
target="_blank" moz-do-not-send="true">job vacancy
at the KU Leuven,

Research professor in Mathematical Analysis, Probability
Theory and Random Matrices

target="_blank" moz-do-not-send="true">https://www.kuleuven.be/personeel/jobsite/jobs/60115431?hl=en&lang=en

I would much appreciate you consider forwarding it to
interested people, especially to mathematicians who like
to be inspired by physics as well.

thanks,  chr

13th May 2022 : Postdoc position on topological Anderson insulators with acoustic waves

 Postdoc position on topological Anderson insulators with acoustic waves
A postdoc position to work on topological Anderson insulators with acoustic waves opens at the Laboratoire de Mécanique et d’Acoustique (LMA) in Marseille. This project could also lead to collaborations with the Fresnel Institute, where similar structures are investigated in the context of electromagnetic waves. Interested candidates should send an email to Antonin Coutant (coutant@lma.cnrs-mrs.fr) or Cedric Bellis (bellis@lma.cnrs-mrs.fr) with a CV, list of publications and the contact information of at least one person who can recommend you, before the 15th of June
More details about the position can be found in the attached description.

See Attachement : Post-doc offer - Acoustics Anderson Topological Insulator.pdf

29th April 2022 : Postdoc at the Biophysics/Developmental Biology Interface at Dundee, UK

Dear all,

We are looking for a motivated *physicist *or*biologis*t to workin a
*highly interdisciplinary research project aiming to advance our
understanding of gastrulation*, an essential stage of embryonic
development. Specific goals are to characterise and understand the
interplay between cell and tissue-scale mechanical forces, cell
differentiation, and cell behaviours during gastrulation, using the
chick model system. The project is a highly interdisciplinary
collaboration between the Universities of Dundee, Oxford and University
College London, at the life science-physics interface and involves a
combination of in-vitro and in-vivo experiments and cell and
tissue-scale modelling.

Full description of the post and how to apply can be found here

For informal inquiries please contact *Prof Kees Weijer* at
*c.j.weijer@dundee.ac.uk *

The post is available immediately.

Best wishes,


29th April 2022 : Two faculty positions at ICTP Trieste, Italy

*Two faculty positions at ICTP Trieste, Italy*

The Quantitative Life Science Section of the Abdus Salam International
Centre for Theoretical Physics, in Trieste, is seeking for candidates to
fill two positions of research scientist in stochastic thermodynamics of
biological or of soft/condensed matter systems, and in mathematical
physics approaches to machine learning and high dimensional inference.
Candidates should have an advanced university degree (Ph.D. or
equivalent) in Physics or related areas, and minimum of 4 years of
demonstrated professional experience in one of the areas above. More
details are available at
Deadline for receipt of applications: 4 May 2022

From Matteo Marsili

7th April 2022 : Two new Tenure Track positions at the Physics of Life Excellence Cluster in Dresden

> Dear all,
> The Physics of Life Excellence Cluster in Dresden has two new Tenure
> Track positions to W2 Professor (equivalent to Assistant Professor;
> see attached information for details) on the following topics:
> *- **/Physical Measurement and Manipulation of Living Systems/*
> *- **/Robustness and Decision Making in Cells and Tissues/***
> These positions are the equivalent to an Assistant Professor position
> in the US, but with generous core funding and little teaching. They
> are a unique opportunity for young scientists who want to focus on
> research and build their independent group in an interdisciplinary and
> collaborative environment. As you probably know, Dresden has an
> extraordinary scientific environment for Biological Physics and
> Quantitative Biology, so if you have any outstanding postdocs looking
> for jobs, I would really appreciate if you can let them know about
> this opportunity.
> Thank you very much for you help, and I apologize in advance if you
> got this information multiple times.
> Sincerely,
> Otger Campas
> —
> Otger Campàs
> Managing Director (Speaker) - Physics of Life Excellence Cluster
> Professor & Chair of Tissue Dynamics, Physics of Life Excellence
> Cluster, TU Dresden
> Fellow, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

See Attachement : 2022-04-open_call_tenure_track_position-robustness-decision-making-cells-tissues.pdf

See Attachement : 2022-04-open_call_tenure_track_position-physical-measurement-manipulation-living-systems.pdf

5th April 2022 : Lecturer position – Mathematical Biology – University of Leeds

We recently advertised a position for a lectureship in Mathematical
Biology. The advert says "We are particularly seeking applications from
individuals with expertise in one or more areas related to Mathematical
Biology, interpreted broadly (e.g. Evolutionary Dynamics, Theoretical
Ecology, Biophysics, Immunology)" and this "broad interpretation" could
certainly include areas of interest to some of the soft matter
community. Please see the following for more information.


Closing date is set at 17th April... mea culpa: this is Easter, I wasn't
paying close attention on the calendar!

With best wishes


5th April 2022 : Two fellowship positions in the Brandeis University MRSEC

Dear All,

I apologize for the mass email. We have two Fellowship openings within
the Brandeis MRSEC and a recently funded DOE project.

(1) A postdoctoral fellowship to apply computational modeling and
data-driven approaches to understand and control recently developed
active matter systems. This is a collaboration involving the groups of
Michael Hagan, Aparna Baskaran, Pengyu Hong, Zvonimir Dogic, Seth
Fraden, and Guillaume Duclos.

(2) A Research Computing Fellowship to support and mentor computational
research being performed in the MRSEC. This position is designed for a
researcher who is looking to stay connected to scientific research while
preparing for a career in scientific computation or information
technology. The Research Computing Fellow will work with computational,
theoretical, and experimental research labs in the Brandeis MRSEC to
enable, advance, and support scientific computing efforts.  The position
will include on-the-job training for HPC cluster administration.

*To apply:* Please email MRSECpostdoc@brandeis.edu a CV, a list of 3
references, a brief description of your previous research, experience
with computational research, and (if any) systems administration
experience. *Please include ‘Research Computing Fellow’ or ‘Active
Matter Postdoctoral Fellow’ in the email subject line* depending on
which position you are interested in.

Please see the attached document for more details, and please forward to
anyone whom you think might be interested.

Warmest Regards,

Michael Hagan and Aparna Baskaran
Brandeis University

Michael Hagan
Professor and Chair, Physics Department
Office phone:           (781) 736-2845
Department phone: (781) 736-2800
Brandeis University  MS057
Waltham, MA 02454

Chair GRC Physical Virology 2023 January 22-27, Renaissance Tuscany Il
Ciocco, Lucca (Barga), Italy
 | GRC
Physical Virology
  | Greater
Boston Area Statistical Mechanics Meeting

See Attachement : MRSEC Computational facilities and Active Matter postdoc 2022.pdf

16th March 2022 : 6 postdoc positions – Turing Centre for Living Systems – Marseille

Dear colleagues,
The Turing Centre for Living Systems (CENTURI) wishes to attract
talented Postdoc candidates to the Luminy campus, in Marseille, France.
To do so, CENTURI will fund up to *6 Postdoc positions* to start in
December 2022. Postdocs will work in an interdisciplinary life science
environment, and have backgrounds in any of the following fields: cell
or developmental biology, immunology, neurobiology, biophysics,
theoretical physics, computer science, bioinformatics, applied
mathematics, engineering.

This *interdisciplinary postdoctoral program* is now open for
applications, until *April 13, 2022*.

*List of projects and application instructions*:

We encourage you to share this call with your professional network!
Best regards,


Pierre Ronceray

Turing Centre for Living Systems & CINAM, Université Aix-Marseille


16th March 2022 : postdoc – trajectory analysis of pattern-forming cells – Marseille

Dear all,

We are proposing a postdoctoral project in theoretical biophysics, on
"Pattern formation through cell movement: how do cells self-organize?".
The goal of this project is to elucidate the interactions that result
into a regular patterning of multiciliated cells in the development of
the Xenopus embryo. This will be done by adapting and using stochastic
inference techniques to analyze existing experimental trajectories of
these cells /in vivo./ Full details about the project can be found here:


This project is proposed within the Turing Centre for Living Systems
(CENTURI) interdisciplinary postdoctoral call, on the Luminy campus, in
Marseille, France. It is supervised by Pierre Ronceray (CINaM, theory
part) and Laurent Kodjabachian (IBDM, whose lab produces the data). To


Deadline for applications to the call is April 13. I encourage potential
candidates to contact me ahead of applying formally to the CENTURI call
by sending me a CV and short statement of motivation.

Best regards,


Pierre Ronceray

Turing Centre for Living Systems & CINAM, Université Aix-Marseille


16th March 2022 : Postdoc position at UNIBA

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Subject: Postdoc position at UNIBA
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 11:06:28 +0100
From: Paolo Facchi <paolo.facchi@ba.infn.it>
To: Paolo Facchi <facchi@ba.infn.it>

class="">Dear colleagues,

we have an open post-doc position in quantum optics (see

I would be grateful if you could forward it to potentially
interested candidates.  

Thank you very much.

All the best,

Paolo Facchi





Postdoc position in the project PACE-IN - Photon-Atom
Cooperative Effects at Interfaces

Starting date: as soon as possible 

Duration: 12 months

Location: University of Bari, Italy

Deadline for application: 9 April 2022


We are looking for a highly motivated postdoc to be involved
in the project PACE-IN - Photon-Atom Cooperative Effects at
Interfaces, funded through QuantERA, the European cofund
programme in Quantum Technologies:  href="https://quantera.eu/pace-in"
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The successful candidate will work in the research group
of Prof. Paolo Facchi and Prof. Saverio Pascazio at the
Physics Department of the University of Bari, Italy. class="">

The postdoctoral position is for 12 months (renewable). It
comes with no teaching duties, and with funds for
travelling. The net monthly salary is 2000 euros. class="">

Applicants must hold a Master degree in Physics.
Applications from candidates with a background in quantum
optics, mathematical physics, open quantum systems,
quantum control, atomic and molecular systems are
particularly welcome. 

The position is expected to start in June-July 2022. class="">

Further information about the position and instructions
for applications can be found at the website:

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(A.R. 02.98 FIS/02 FIS/03 D.R. n. 851

The deadline for application is April 9, 2022.

For any information please contact: 

Paolo Facchi  class="moz-txt-link-freetext" moz-do-not-send="true">paolo.facchi@ba.infn.it

Please, circulate this message to potentially interested



Prof. Paolo Facchi

Dipartimento di Fisica

Universita' di Bari

via Amendola 173

I-70126 Bari, Italy

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Tel +39 080 544 3222 - 2275

Fax +39 080 544 2470

10th March 2022 : Professorship (W2) – Theoretical Physics with Focus on Biological Systems – University of Augsburg

Dear colleague!

At the University of Augsburg, Germany we are looking for a colleague in
"*Theoretical Physics with Focus on Biological Systems"***. It would be
nice, if you could bring the ad to the attention of excellent candidates.



Many thanks in advance and best wishes, Fabian.

PS: There is a related ad for "*Professorship (W3) for Experimental
Physics with a Focus on Nanophysics of Biological Systems*"


Prof. Dr. Fabian Pauly
Chair Professor
Director, Institute of Physics

Theoretical Physics I, Institute of Physics, University of Augsburg
Address: Universitätsstraße 1, 86159 Augsburg, Germany
P.O. Box: University of Augsburg, 86135 Augsburg

Phone: +49 821 598 3249
Secretary: +49 821 598 3250
Room: 518R, Physik Nord

Skype: fabian.pauly
(Meeting-ID: 725 623 5404; Kenncode: 0S&YW^)


7th March 2022 : Assistant professorship – soft matter and biophysics – Bordeaux University

Dear Collegues,

An assistant professor position "matière molle et biophysique" is
opening at LOMA (Laboratory Waves and Matter of Aquitaine).
We strongly encourage the potential candidates interested in the
position to contact the lab.

More informations at:


and for the job profile and contact:


Deadline for application is 31 March 2022. Please feel free to pass this
along to your network or anyone who may be interested.

Many thanks,

Thomas Barois
for the Soft Matter and Biophysics Team

6th March 2022 : Opening for Postdoc in Theoretical Biological Physics at MPI-DS in Göttingen

I have an opening for a postdoc in my group at the MPI-DS in Göttingen,
Germany. We mostly work on theoretical description of phase separation
in biological cells, but are open to a large range of topics in
Biological Physics; see our webpage at www.zwickergroup.org. Details of
the job post are described in the attached advertisement, but feel free
to also inquire informally by email!

David Zwicker

See Attachement : 2022-03_Zwicker_PostDoc_english.pdf

4th March 2022 : Postdoc à Leipzig

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Subject: [gdr-mega] Postdoc à Leipzig
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2022 12:23:28 +0100
From: Philippe Biane <biane@univ-mlv.fr>
Reply-To: Philippe Biane <biane@univ-mlv.fr>
To: gdr-mega@univ-lille.fr


Je vous transmets une annonce de postdoc � Leipzig.

Bien cordialement,

Philippe Biane

Within the Institute of Mathematics of Leipzig University

Professor Alexey

Bufetov is looking to fill a postdoctoral research position

for up to three

years, starting in Autumn 2022. The position is supported by

ERC Starting

Grant 2021 "Integrable Probability"

The research focus is integrable probability in the wide

sense. Experience

in one (or more) of the following topics might be of help:

- interacting particle systems,

- random matrices

- models of statistical physics,

- asymptotic representation theory,

- algebraic combinatorics,

- random walks on groups.

The position carries no teaching load. The salary level is

TV-L 13.

In order to apply please do the following:

1) ( Required) Send a full CV to the address


Please include the phrase “Application to a postdoctoral

position” and your

last name into the subject field.

2) (Optional) You might arrange for several (from one to


recommendation letters to be sent directly to the address


All applications made before 25 March will be fully

considered. Late

applications will be considered if the position is still


For informal inquiries please contact bufetov@math.uni-leipzig.de

2nd March 2022 : Dutch Institute for Emergent Phenomena 2022 Fellowship call

De: "Peter Bolhuis" <P.G.Bolhuis@uva.nl>
Envoyé: Mardi 1 Mars 2022 22:28:12
Objet: Dutch Institute for Emergent Phenomena 2022 Fellowship call

Dear Colleague,

In our Institute devoted to Emergent Phenomena (DIEP) we are looking for a PD fellow that is interested exploring emergent phenomena in complex systems at the interface between chemistry/biology/physics and mathematics. The description of this very interesting
position can be found here:

More information can be found at

While this is a broad call, candidates with a link to chemistry, and in particular our group are encouraged to apply. 

I would be very grateful if you can forward this message to suitable candidates in your own network.

Thanks and best wishes,

Peter Bolhuis 

PS: My apologies if you received this message multiple times.

prof. Peter Bolhuis

Amsterdam Center for Multiscale Modeling

Computational Chemistry and Physics

van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS)

University of Amsterdam

PO Box 94157

1090 GD Amsterdam, The Netherlands

phone: +31-205256447

email: p.g.bolhuis@uva.nl

23rd February 2022 : PI Call @ IGBMC Strasbourg

See Attachement : NewPI_Call.pdf

23rd February 2022 : Group leader positions – Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology – Collège de France

See Attachement : Appel d'offres junior or senior teamCIRB2022[1].pdf

14th February 2022 : ost-doctoral position out-of-equilibrium statistical physics (theory), Bordeaux, France

Dear colleagues,

A post-doctoral position in theoretical out-of-equilibrium statistical
mechanics is opening to work with me on first passage problems in
complex media. The post-doctoral fellow will develop a theory to
calculate encounter rates between mobile particles in heterogeneous
media, and/or carry out investigations on the first passage problems for
rare events. The position is funded for at least 2 years and could start
around September 2022, although there is flexibility in the starting
date. The position will remain opened until it is filled. More details
can be found at

Applicants should have a background in theoretical/statistical physics
or related areas. Please do not hesitate to contact me for any informal
inquiry regarding this offer.
Sincerely yours,

Dr Thomas Guérin
CNRS researcher
Laboratoire Ondes et Matière d’Aquitaine (LOMA)
CNRS/University of Bordeaux
Talence France

14th February 2022 : Fwd: [gdr-mega] Two postdocs @ ICTP Trieste on ERC project

Dear Members of MEGA,

I have two openings at the postdoctoral
(and senior postdoctoral) level
 in my group at the
International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in the
gorgeous city of Trieste, Italy, on a ERC-funded
at the interface between random matrix theory,
statistical mechanics, information theory and machine learning.

Call for application:  href="https://www.ictp.it/media/2166726/qls-postdoctoral-call-2022-erc.pdf"
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Deadline: March 20th, 2022





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8th February 2022 : PI positions & postdocs – theoretical biophysics – IGC in Lisbon

Dear colleague,

Please excuse the impersonal e-mail. I recently joined the Gulbenkian
Institute (IGC, in Lisbon) as part of a theoretical biology initiative.
We currently have an open call for PI positions, including theory
positions that are very well funded (5+4 years with two post-docs plus
yearly budget). Details can be found at


In addition, we also have an open call for junior independent post-docs
on theoretical biophysics


It would be great if you could pass on this e-mail to suitable
candidates that may be interested in applying to either.

Kind regards,

Pablo Sartori
Gulbenkian Institute of Science (IGC)

7th February 2022 : Postdoc – Active Matter – Paris, France

A postdoctoral position will open next Fall in Paris to work on the
thermodynamic properties of active systems, under the joint supervision
of Leticia Cugliandolo, Julien Tailleur and Frédéric van Wijland, funded
by the ANR research grant THEMA.
We are looking for a motivated and independent scientist trained in
nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, familiar with analytical and
numerical methods.
The starting date is flexible and local funding is available to support
standard IT and travel requirements.
We will start reviewing applications as of April 1st, 2022 (interested
candidates should send a CV including a list of publications to
fvw@u-paris.fr). The position will remain open until filled.

4th February 2022 : Bienvenue sur la liste et5enseig-elec

Bienvenue dans la liste et5enseig-elec.polytech@universite-paris-saclay.fr
Votre adresse d'abonné est : postes.lptms@universite-paris-saclay.fr

Liste Polytech Paris Sud - et5enseig-ees.polytech

La page d'accueil de la liste :
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1st February 2022 : Professorship – Statistical Physics – Kyoto University

Dear Colleague

We are seeking a tenured senior lecturer or an assistant professor in
statistical physics.
Application deadline is 9:00 a.m. on March 28, 2022 (Monday) in JST.
The appointment will begin on or after July 1st, 2022.
The salary will be determined in accordance with the pay rule of Kyoto
Please apply this position according to the detailed information in the

Best regards,

Hisao Hayakawa
Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Japan

27th January 2022 : Postdoc fellowships – Theoretical Quantitative Biology – Lisbon

*PONTE post-doc fellowships in Theoretical Quantitative Biology, 2022 call*
*Gulbenkian Institute of **Science** (IGC)*
*Lisbon, Portugal*

The Gulbenkian Institute of Science (IGC) encourages theoretical
physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists and engineers with an
interest in bridging their discipline with biology to apply for the
recently established PONTE postdoctoral program in Theoretical
Quantitative Biology. PONTE fellows will work independently, by
developing projects in collaboration with members of one or multiple IGC
research groups. The PONTE program is aimed at junior post-docs who will
be funded for an initial period of two years, with possibility of a
third-year extension upon positive evaluation. The fellowship provides,
besides salary and social benefits, funding for: computer equipment,
moving costs, traveling, inviting visitors. Start date is flexible. More
information can be found at

*Pablo Sartori*, PhD
Coordinator of PONTE Fellowships Programme
Principal Investigator of Living Physics Lab

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência
Rua da Quinta Grande, 6
2780-156 Oeiras, Portugal
Contact: +351 214 407 900

See Attachement : Attached Message Part

27th January 2022 : Postdoc – theoretical/computational biophysics – Syracuse University

Dear colleagues,
  Please see the following announcement for a postdoctoral position in
theoretical/computational biophysics (using soft matter techniques) at
Syracuse University in my research group, in collaboration with some
outstanding experimental colleagues.


A National Institutes of Health funded postdoctoral position in
theoretical biophysics is available to investigate biophysical
mechanisms of tissue morphogenesis starting in Spring or Summer 2022. A
long-standing collaboration between the _Manning group at Syracuse
University _and the _Amack group
at Upstate Medical University _brings together
mathematical modeling of mechanical properties of tissues with
experimental in vivocell biology in living zebrafish embryos to
understand how biophysical forces impact cellular behaviors during
morphogenesis. The successful candidate will work closely with faculty
mentors in physics (Dr. Lisa Manning), developmental biology (Dr.
Jeffrey Amack), and cell biology (Dr. Heidi Hehnly) to develop
predictive biophysical models for the mechanical forces and biochemical
signaling that drive morphogenesis, andcollaborate on developing
innovative image analysis workflows. Candidates who are interested in
the position and would like to know more details about the project goals
and techniques are encouraged to contact us directly to request more

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the
postdoctoral development program
programming offered by the Syracuse BioInspiredInstitute. Candidates
should be highly motivated, have a PhD in theoretical biophysics, soft
matter, or a related field, and have a strong record of scholarship.
Inquiries about the position should be directed to mmanning@syr.edu
, and applicants can apply directly at
. Syracuse University values
diversity and inclusion. Women and scientists from under-represented
groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Best Regards,

*M. Lisa Manning* | Director BioInspired Syracuse and Kenan Professor of


Department of Physics
Physics Bldg 229B
Syracuse, New York 13244

*t* 315.443.3920 *e* mmanning@syr.edu *w*


26th January 2022: Postdoctoral position in quantum entanglement theory at Liege Université

Application deadline: until the position is filled

Starting date: flexible

Duration: 2 years (with a possible extension to 3 years)

Contract type: Full-time, fixed term

Location: Department of Physics, University of Liège, Belgium

The research groups of Profs. Thierry Bastin and John Martin are offering a joint theoretical postdoctoral position in the field of quantum entanglement. The research project is encompassed in a large national effort aiming to prepare Belgium for the new era of quantum technologies via the Excellence Of Science (EOS) grant “Creating Highly Entangled Quantum States in the NISQ era(CHEQS). See
https://www.eosprogramme.be/ for more information on the grant.

Research topic: The successful candidate will be working on the creation, manipulation and characterisation of entanglement in spin systems, with a particular emphasis on regimes relevant for spin systems based on nitrogen-vacancy centers, an experimental platform available within the consortium. The candidate will contribute to develop the theoretical framework needed for studying the open system dynamics and the entanglement of these spin assemblies, from their preparation in specific genuine multipartite entangled states, to their robustness to noise, their characterisation and monitoring by measurement and their potential for quantum sensing tasks.

Work environment: The candidate will interact closely with Prof. Bastin, Prof. Martin and Dr. Damanet, who have an extensive expertise in entanglement theory, spin systems and open system dynamics. The host research groups are a part of the larger research unit CESAM (https://www.cesam.uliege.be/cms/c_4262713/en/cesam) of the University of Liège. Also, as the research project is embedded in a Belgian national programme, the candidate will be fully integrated into a dense network of theoretical and experimental research groups in quantum physics across six universities (UGent, ULB, ULiege, KULeuven, UHasselt, UAntwerp) and one research and development hub, imec (https://www.imec-int.com/en). This will offer many possibilities for collaborations and strongly benefit the career development and international visibility of the candidate.

Candidate profile: The candidate should have a PhD in quantum physics and a strong background and track record in quantum entanglement theory and/or quantum optics and/or open quantum systems. The candidate should be highly motivated and present excellent communication skills.

Application procedure: Please send a CV and a cover letter (including the contact details of a minimum of two references) to the email addresses mentioned in the contact information below.

Contact: For more information, please feel free to contact
Prof. Thierry Bastin -
Prof. John Martin -
Dr. François Damanet - fdamanet@uliege.be

25th January 2022 : Independent group leader position at EPFL

Dear colleagues,

I would like to draw your attention to an *independent group leader
position at EPFL aimed at young PhD graduates*, called the ELISIR
program (EPFL Life Sciences Independent Research Scholar).
This year, we are seeking in particular nominations in the areas of
*theoretical biology* and *computational biology*, although all other
areas of the life sciences will be considered as well.

This position allows recent PhD graduates to lead their own research
program with a small team of scientists, straight after their doctoral
work. This is a non-tenure-track position that can be held for up to
five years.
More information, including how to apply, and a list of the current
ELISIR Scholars, is available at:

The deadline for application this year is *April 1st, 2022*. Candidates
should have earned their PhD degree by the time they begin at EPFL and
less than 18 months before the application deadline.

I would be very glad if you could transfer this ad to potential candidates!

Many thanks, and best regards,


A post-doc in theoretical active matter / biophysics is available at the
Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford.

Please see




for details.

The closing date is February 8th.


Professor Julia Yeomans  FRS

Head of Theoretical Physics

The Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics
Clarendon Laboratory

Parks Road
Oxford, OX1 3PU, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1865 273992

21st January 2022 : 8 postdocs – stat mech, soft matter and/or biophysics – all over western Europe

*Elizabeth Gardner Fellowship at University of Edinburgh, UK*

Four-year postdoctoral Fellowship aimed at under represented groups
(e.g. gender, minority ethnicity, disability, disadvantaged
circumstances, etc.). Possible research areas include Statistical Physics.

Further details at

Application deadline: 14th February 2022

From Martin Evans
*Post-doc in Statistical Physics and applications to Quantum Computation
at LPTHE, Sorbonne Université, Paris*

The research will be carried out under the joint supervision of L.
Cugliandolo & M. Picco (LPTHE) and L. Faoro & L. Ioffe (LPTHE & Google
Quantum, Santa Barbara). The (ANR) fellowship will cover two years with
a possible extension to a third year in Santa Barbara.

Please send CV, publication list, and names and contact information of
at least three scientists who could provide a detailed reference letter,
to leticia@lpthe.jussieu.fr and lara.faoro@gmail.com

From Leticia Cugliandolo
*4 PDRA positions at Oxford / Dundee / UCL, UK*

TOPIC: Early-stage embryo as an active self-tuning soft material
(relevant to experimentalists and theorists interested in biophysics or
active matter)

DETAILS: We seek to hire four postdoctoral research associates (PDRAs)
to work on an interdisciplinary collaborative project between the
University of Dundee, the University of Oxford, and UCL. The aim of the
project is to understand the interplay between tissue-scale mechanical
forces, cell differentiation, and cell behaviours during gastrulation.

Interested applicants are invited to contact the relevant PIs regarding
each of the positions below.

PDRA 1 will be based at the University of Dundee in the group of Prof
Weijer. They will image cell and tissue dynamics during gastrulation in
chick embryos using light sheet microscopy, as well as perform the
large-scale data analysis. Informal enquiries should be sent to: Prof
Cornelis J. Weijer (c.j.weijer@dundee.ac.uk)

PDRA 2 will be based at the University of Oxford in the group of Prof
Yeomans. They will develop continuum modelling and theoretical
approaches for chick gastrulation and advance our understanding of the
relevance of active matter physics in biological contexts.  Informal
enquiries should be sent to: Prof Julia Yeomans
(julia.yeomans@physics.ox.ac.uk) More details at

Closing date Feb 8th

PDRA 3 will be based at the University of Dundee in the group of Dr
Sknepnek. They will work on computational models to bridge between cell
and tissue scales. Informal enquiries should be sent to: Dr Rastko
Sknepnek (r.sknepnek@dundee.ac.uk)

PDRA 4 will be based at the UCL in the group of Prof Charras. They will
characterise mechanics and feedback in developing tissues. Informal
enquiries should be sent to Prof Guillaume Charras (g.charras@ucl.ac.uk)

From Julia Yeomans
*Several postdoc positions in Barcelona, Spain*

The Centre de Recerca Matemàtica (CRM) offers 4 junior postdoctoral
positions and 5 senior postdoctoral positions funded by the María de
Maeztu Unit of Excellence Award (2020)

Junior postdoctoral positions: 2 in the area of Applied Mathematics,
which include applications in Mathematical Biology, Neuroscience and
Climate Science. 1 in the area of Algebra, Geometry, Number Theory and
Topology. 1 in the area of Analysis, Partial Differential Equations and
Dynamical Systems. https://www.crm.cat/junior-postdoctoral-positions-at-crm/

Senior postdoctoral positions: 2 in the area of Applied Mathematics,
which include applications to 1 in the area of Algebra, Geometry, Number
Theory and Topology. 1 in the area of Analysis, Partial Differential
Equations and Dynamical Systems. 1 in the area of Combinatorics and
Theoretical Computer Science.


Please browse the CRM website for details on the Research Areas and the
faculty as well as their publications and current projects. It is
advisable for you to contact your possible postdoc mentor(s) to discuss
the possible topic/project.

SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES: will be contacted by 20th March 2022
INTERVIEWS: 1st – 2nd week of April 2022
For more information, please contact rrhhMdM2020@crm.cat

From Jordi Baró i Urbea
*Postdoctoral fellowship, soft matter, biophysics, at Niels Bohr
Institute, Denmark*

We invite applications for a postdoctoral fellowship. The research
activity includes applications and the development of multiscale
computer simulations to explore shape remodeling of biological
membranes. The candidate should have a background in physics, chemistry,
or related fields, with a good knowledge of molecular dynamics
simulations and some experience with computer programming.


From Weria Pezeshkian

19th January 2022 : Open rank faculty position – theoretical soft matter/biophysics – U. of Heidelberg


19th January 2022 : Faculty positions – Soft Condensed Matter – Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India

Dear Colleagues,

We have 2 openings for Assistant Professors and 1 opening for Associate
Professor at the Department of Soft Condensed Matter, Raman Research
Institute, Bangalore, India.

Further details are available on our website:

We are extremely interested in hiring in the following areas: liquid
crystals: nanocomposites and photonics, macromolecular self-assembly,
novel colloidal systems, polymeric systems, smart and adaptive soft
materials, active matter, granular matter, biophysics: in-vitro systems,
membrane biophysics, physics of DNA, theoretical investigations of soft
matter and biological systems. However, candidates capable of bringing
new expertise beyond these research areas are also encouraged to apply.

Please pass on this information to anyone who may be interested and is
eligible. Thanks in advance for spreading the word.

With best regards,

Ranjini Bandyopadhyay


Raman Research Institute

Bangalore 560080


17th January 2022 : Fwd: postdoctoral positions at MPIPKS Dresden — deadline 4 February

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Subject: postdoctoral positions at MPIPKS Dresden -- deadline 4
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2022 20:23:02 +0100
From: Roderich Moessner <moessner@pks.mpg.de>
To: Roderich Moessner <moessner@pks.mpg.de>

Dear colleague,

I would be grateful if you could bring the attached advertisement
to the attention of suitable candidates. I apologise if you
receive more than one copy of this email.

With best regards,

Roderich Moessner


Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems

The Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems in
Dresden announces the opening of one or several

Postdoctoral Positions

in condensed matter theory. The areas of research range from
strongly correlated Fermions and Bosons in and out of equilibrium,
gauge theories, frustrated systems and topological/fractionalized
phases of matter, via computational many-body physics, to quantum
computation and machine learning.

The Institute provides a stimulating environment due to an active
in-house workshop program and a broad range of other research
activities. Strong experimental groups are nearby, in particular
in the neighbouring Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of

To apply for a position, please fill the online application form
(http://www.pks.mpg.de/CMpd22) and upload your application package
(cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, statement
of research interests and research proposal as well as the three
most relevant publications) in one pdf file. Please arrange for at
least two letters of reference to be sent by February 4, 2022
preferably to be submitted in pdf format online
(http://www.pks.mpg.de/reference/); or by email to
visitors@pks.mpg.de with subject line CMpd22; or by regular mail:

Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Visitors
Program, Nöthnitzer

Str. 38, 01187 Dresden, Germany.

The Max Planck Institute aims to increase the number of women in
scientific positions. Female candidates are therefore particularly
encouraged to apply.

See Attachement : Annonce CMpd22.pdf

11th January 2022 : Junior Permanent Position – Theoretical Physics – IPhT

Junior Permanent Position in Theoretical Physics at IPhT

The Institut de Physique Théorique invites applications for a junior CEA
permanent position in theoretical physics. Candidates with interest in
one of the two following scientific areas will be considered with the
highest priority:

« High-energy phenomena and quantum field theory, from amplitudes and
integrability to gravitational waves »

« Applications of statistical physics: physics of life, artificial
intelligence, neuroscience, complex systems, etc.».

Interested candidates should apply via
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20703and applications should be
received by Feb. 15, 2022 in order to receive full consideration.

11th January 2022 : Postdoc – theoretical biophysics – Edinburgh

> Dear Colleague,
> I am looking for candidates to fill a four-year postdoctoral position
> in theoretical biophysics/ biophysical modeling. The position is
> suited for qualified candidates with background in pattern formation,
> self-organization and soft matter physics. Detailed information is
> available on my website .
> I would be very grateful if you could circulate this information and
> the attached flyer
> via mail lists and social media
> to
> any potentially interested students and postdocs.
> Many thanks for your help.
> Best regards,
> Andrew
> Dr. Andrew B. Goryachev
> Professor of Computational Cell Biology
> Center for Synthetic and Systems Biology
> School of Biological Sciences
> The University of Edinburgh
> 2.03 C.H. Waddington Bldg.
> Max Born Crescent, King's Buildings, EH9 3BF
> +44 131 650 7807
> http://goryachev.bio.ed.ac.uk
> The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
> Scotland, with registration number SC005336. Is e buidheann
> carthannais a th’ ann an Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann, clàraichte an Alba,
> àireamh clàraidh SC005336.

7th January 2022 : Postdoc – Biophysical modeling of PML nuclear condensates – Collège de France

*Post-doc position - Biophysical modeling of PML nuclear condensates*

*Team*: /Multiscale Physics of Morphogenesis @Collège de France

*Supervision: *Hervé Turlier, team leader

*Duration*: 1 year, renewable, starting from Feb/Mar 2022

This project aims to extend the theoretical framework of liquid-liquid
phase transitions to describe the formation of liquid condensates with a
core-shell architectureand their regulation by biochemical reactions.
The research will focus on the growth and coarsening dynamicsof PML
nuclear bodies, which are stress-regulated membrane-less organelles
controlling multiple biological functions in the nucleus, such as
metabolism or senescence. It will be performed in the theoretical
physics team /Multiscale Physics of Morphogenesis /led by Hervé Turlier,
and in tight collaboration with the experimental biology team /Nuclear
Organization and post-translational control in physio- pathology /led by
Prof. H. De Thé & Dr. V. Lallemand at Collège de France, who are
worldwide specialists of the biochemistry and cellular biology of PML,
and its role in cancer.

See Attachement : Post-doc PML biophysics.pdf

6th January 2022 : Fwd: [gdr_meso] Fwd: PostDoc Position Superconducting Circuits IQOQI Innsbruck

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Subject: PostDoc Position Superconducting Circuits IQOQI
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2021 09:15:21 +0000
From: Kirchmair, Gerhard href="mailto:Gerhard.Kirchmair@uibk.ac.at"

style="font-size:10.0pt" lang="EN-US">Dear colleagues,

style="font-size:10.0pt" lang="EN-US"> 

lang="EN-US">the superconducting circuits group at IQOQI
Innsbruck ( moz-do-not-send="true" class="moz-txt-link-freetext">https://iqoqi.at)
is looking for a talented PostDoc.


find attached a leaflet describing the position.
Interested candidates should send their application to href="mailto:gerhard.kirchmair@uibk.ac.at"
moz-do-not-send="true" class="moz-txt-link-freetext">gerhard.kirchmair@uibk.ac.at.
  style="font-size:10.0pt" lang="EN-US">The applications
will be considered upon reception and until filling of the
available position, with a flexible starting time from
01.2022 to 12.2022.


lang="EN-US">I would kindly ask you to forward the
information to your students and possible candidates.


lang="EN-US">Thank you in advance for your time.

style="font-size:10.0pt" lang="EN-US"> 

style="font-size:10.0pt" lang="EN-US">Best regards &
Merry Christmas,

style="font-size:10.0pt" lang="EN-US">Gerhard Kirchmair




Univ. Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kirchmair style="mso-fareast-language:DE-AT">

for Experimental Physics style="mso-fareast-language:DE-AT">


6020 Innsbruck, Austria, Europe style="mso-fareast-language:DE-AT">


Senior Group Leader

Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information of
the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Otto Hittmair-Platz 1 / Technikerstraße 21a

6020 Innsbruck, Austria, Europe style="mso-fareast-language:DE-AT">


style="color:#1F497D;mso-fareast-language:DE-AT" lang="DE">Tel.  style="mso-fareast-language:DE-AT" lang="EN-US"> href="tel:%2B43%20%280%29512%20507-4736" target="_blank"
moz-do-not-send="true"> lang="DE-AT">+43 (0)512 507-4760 style="color:#1F497D;mso-fareast-language:DE-AT">

E-Mail:  lang="EN-US"> target="_blank" moz-do-not-send="true"> style="color:#1F497D" lang="DE-AT">gerhard.kirchmair@uibk.ac.at style="color:#1F497D;mso-fareast-language:DE-AT">  

moz-do-not-send="true"> lang="DE-AT">http://iqoqi.at/en/group-page-kirchmair

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See Attachement : 2022 Opening for Experimental Postdoctoral Position.pdf

6th January 2022 : Fwd: [gdr_meso] Open positions for post-doc and PhD student in Cologne

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Subject: [gdr_meso] Open positions for post-doc and PhD student
in Cologne
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2022 21:30:57 +0100
From: Nicolas Roch <nicolas.roch@neel.cnrs.fr>
Reply-To: gdr_meso@listes.grenoble.cnrs.fr
To: gdr_meso@listes.grenoble.cnrs.fr
CC: bocquillon@ph2.uni-koeln.de

Dear colleagues,

My group at the university of Cologne is looking for
a post-doc and a PhD student, on the physics of the quantum
anomalous Hall effect. I would be very pleased if you could
bring the following offers to the attention of potential

Please find below the links to the description of
the positions as well as the contact/application information:

class="" moz-do-not-send="true">PhD position

class="" moz-do-not-send="true">Post-doc position

Interested candidates can also contact me at  href="mailto:bocquillon@ph2.uni-koeln.de"
class="moz-txt-link-freetext" moz-do-not-send="true">bocquillon@ph2.uni-koeln.de 

Thanks a lot in advance for your help

Happy new year and best wishes for 2022

Erwann Bocquillon

Prof. Erwann Bocquillon

Physikalisches Institut

zu Köln

Str. 77, 50937 Köln, Germany

E-mail:  href="mailto:bocquillon@ph2.uni-koeln.de"
class="moz-txt-link-freetext" moz-do-not-send="true">bocquillon@ph2.uni-koeln.de


Nicolas ROCH

Institut Néel

25 Avenue des martyrs BP 166

38042 Grenoble Cedex 09

Office: Z-221

Tel : (+33) 4 56 38 71 77

Fax : (+33) 4 76 88 11 91

Web : href="http://perso.neel.cnrs.fr/nicolas.roch/"
class="moz-txt-link-freetext" moz-do-not-send="true">http://perso.neel.cnrs.fr/nicolas.roch/

4th January 2022 : 2 junior faculty positions – Fluid Mechanics and Biomaterials – Ecole Polytechnique

Dear colleagues,

The Department of Mechanics at Ecole Polytechnique (France) is
recruiting two junior faculty members  with the following profiles, that
might be of interest to the soft matter community:
- 1st position (Fluid Mechanics, LadHyX): all fields of fluid mechanics,
theory/numerics profile.
- 2nd position (Biomaterials, Mechanics Department): experimental
profile (preferred).

The detailed profiles and application procedures for both positions are
detailed in the attached announcements.
Please note the application deadline *(March 15th, 2022)*. For these
permanent positions, it is *expected* and therefore *strongly
recommended* that the interested candidates* contact the Department
Chair* and lab director as soon as possible and well ahead of that date
in order to prepare their application accordingly.

Thank you in advance for forwarding this announcement to any potentially
interested candidates!

Sebastien Michelin

Sébastien Michelin

LadHyX -- Ecole Polytechnique
Palaiseau, France
+(33) 1 69 33 52 73
web: http://www.off-ladhyx.polytechnique.fr/people/michelin/

See Attachement : PA_fluids_en.pdf

See Attachement : PA_biomaterials_en.pdf

4th January 2022 : MCF job opening in Metz

Dear collegue,

my lab plans to publish an MCF position this year. Please find attached
the job profile. Don't hesitate to forward this information to excellent
who work in biophysics/soft matter theory.

All the best,

Martin M Müller

Martin Michael Müller
Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie Théoriques (LPCT) - UMR 7019
Université de Lorraine
1, boulevard Arago
57070 Metz, France

phone: +33-(0)3727-49152
web  : http://www.geomnat.com

See Attachement : SciFA_30PR0021_LPCT-CPM (1).pdf

4th January 2022 : Assistant Professor and PhD positions at Chalmers

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Subject: Assistant Professor and PhD positions at Chalmers
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2021 13:35:33 +0000
From: Janine Splettstoesser <janines@chalmers.se>
To: Janine Splettstoesser <janines@chalmers.se>

Dear Colleagues,

The Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg,
Sweden is hiring
11 Assistant professors.

In particular, I would like to point out one
position in the field of Nanoscience, two in Basic Sciences, and
one in Materials research. All information can be found here:

class="" moz-do-not-send="true">https://assistant-professor-positions.chalmers.se/

The deadline is January 31st.

Furthermore, I would also like to point out an
opening for
3 PhD positions
in the broad field of Nanoscience:

class="" moz-do-not-send="true">https://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=10020&rmlang=UK

I would be happy if you could forward this
information to potential candidates!

Thank you and best regards,




Janine Splettstößer

Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience - MC2 class="">
Chalmers University of Technology

S-412 96 Göteborg 


Room: C519/MC2, Kemivägen 9

moz-do-not-send="true">e-mail: janines@chalmers.se class="">
Tel.: 0046 31 772 3111

mobile: 0046 70 8744195

Zoom: https://chalmers.zoom.us/my/janinesplett

3rd January 2022 : Postdoc – theoretical physics of multi-cellular systems – Marseille

Dear colleagues,

Please consider forwarding the following announcement for a postdoc
opening in my group to potential candidates.
Thank you and best regards,
Matthias Merkel

*Postdoctoral fellow position in theoretical soft matter physics*

I am looking for motivated candidates interested in using computational
approaches (e.g. 2D and 3D vertex models) to study the collective
organization of cells in anisotropic biological tissues. The position
includes both work on theoretical questions and close collaboration with
experimental groups at the Institut de Biologie du Développement de
Marseille (IBDM).

The two-year position is fully funded by the Alan Turing Center for
Living Systems (CENTURI, http://centuri-livingsystems.org/), an
interdisciplinary research hub in Marseille that brings together
physicists, biologists, engineers, and mathematicians.  To apply for the
position in my group (http://centuri-livingsystems.org/m-merkel/),
please send cover letter, cv, and email addresses of two references to
matthias.merkel@cpt.univ-mrs.fr.  Applications will be considered
continuously until the position is filled.  Please do not hesitate to
contact me for any informal inquiry regarding this offer.

Matthias Merkel, Ph.D.
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Centre de Physique Théorique
Alan Turing Center for Living Systems
Aix-Marseille Université

23rd December 2021 : PhD programme at IST Austria, deadline Jan 8th

Dear Colleagues,

Happy holidays!

IST Austria is looking for PhD students to start in September 2022.
Prospective students should apply for the graduate programme, where they
do 3 rotations, before joining a research group. The deadline is*January
8th*, and more information can be foundhere

Below is a list of some some soft matter and biophysics focused groups
at the Institute, who might be of interest to soft matter-inclined
students. We would be very grateful if you could forward this
information to students who might be interestedin joining this
interdisciplinary institute near Vienna for their PhD.

All the best,

Bingqing Cheng,Computational Materials Science
 | Carl Goodrich,Theoretical and
Computational Soft Matter  | Edouard
Hannezo,Physical Principles in Biological Systems
 | Björn Hof,Nonlinear Dynamics and
Turbulence  | Jérémie
Palacci,Materiali Molli
 | Andela
Saric,Computational Soft & Living Matter
 | Gasper Tkacik,Information Processing in
Biological Systems  | Scott
Waitukaitis,Soft and Complex Materials
Carl-Philipp Heisenberg,Morphogenesis in Development
 | Michael Sixt,Morphodynamics
of Immune Cells

Dr. Andela Saric
University College London & IST Austria

20th December 2021 : Postdoc position in theoretical Biological Physics at the University of Haifa

Dear Colleagues,

I am currently looking for a 2-year postdoc interested in theoretical
aspects of living cells. The topic is the close connection between
action potentials and nonlinear compression waves that cause a
reversible phase transition in the medium (e.g., a lipid membrane).

The candidate should have a PhD in either physics, engineering, or a
closely related field. Experience with continuum mechanics modeling is
an advantage.
Potential candidates should contact me by email: mmussel@sci.haifa.ac.il
. Please send your CV, list of
publications, and the names and email addresses of at least two references.

Thank you and best wishes,
Matan Mussel
Department of Physics
University of Haifa
Homepage: https://matanmus.github.io/

20th December 2021 : Young faculty positions at Warwick School of Life Sciences

Dear All,

I wish you all a great and stress-free break, which is just around the
corner now!

For those of you, who are looking for a change of scenery or have
Early/Mid Career Researchers in their networks looking for a faculty
post, please highlight these 3 positions at Warwick:


The call is written very broadly, but we are particularly keen on people
with a quantitative research agenda, combining experiment and theory.



Orkun Soyer, PhD
Prof. and Head of OSSLab, University of Warwick
Gordon Betty Moore Investigator
Lab Web: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/lifesci/research/osslab/
Comp Tools: https://github.com/OSS-Lab
Protocols: https://www.protocols.io/workspaces/oss-lab
Announcements: @osslab on Twitter

See Attachement : Attached Message Part

17th December 2021 : Junior Permanent Position in Theoretical Physics at IPhT

The Institut de Physique Théorique invites applications for a junior CEA permanent position in theoretical physics. Candidates with interest in one of the two following scientific areas will be considered with the highest priority: « High-energy phenomena and quantum field theory, from amplitudes and integrability to gravitational waves » « Applications of statistical physics: physics of life, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, complex systems, etc.». Applications should include a CV, a cover letter, a statement of research interests, and a list of publications. Applicants should also arrange for the submission of at least three recommendation letters. All materials should be uploaded electronically to Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20703
Contact: position2022@ipht.fr

From Grégoire Misguich <gregoire.misguich@ipht.fr>

10th December 2021 : Postdoctoral fellowships on AI4Science@EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland

Call for postdoctoral fellows to work on machine learning for scientific discovery and related foundational questions. Join the vibrant environment of EPFL to focus on AI4Science with generous work conditions and ample time to develop your own ideas:  https://www.epfl.ch/research/domains/cis/ai4science/ai4science-initiative/call-for-fellows/

From Lenka Zdeborova <lenka.zdeborova@gmail.com>

10th December 2021 : Postdoc position in theoretical soft matter physics at Tel Aviv University, Israel

We invite applications for a post-doc fellowship at Tel Aviv University. The fellowship will be carried out under the joint supervision of Prof. David Andelman (Physics) and Prof. Haim Diamant (Chemistry).

The research topic will be in the general field of soft matter theory. The fellowship will be for one year with an option to renew it for a second year.

The candidate should have a PhD in theoretical condensed matter physics or closely related fields. A strong background in statistical physics is of advantage.

Please send your CV, list of publications, and names and contact information of at least three scientists who can provide a detailed reference letter. The material should be sent by email to:

From Haim Diamant <hdiamant@tauex.tau.ac.il>

3rd December 2021 : M2 – physique théorique des systèmes vivants – Montpellier

Deux propositions de stage M2 en physique théorique et modélisation des
systèmes biologiques. Les stages peuvent se concrétiser vers un
financement de thèse et/ou poste d'ingénieur.
Andrea Parmeggiani, Prof. Dr.
Direction Labex NUMEV - Université de Montpellier
Complex Systems and Non Linear Phenomena
L2C - UMR 5221 CNRS/UM - Bat. 13
Pl. E. Bataillon                 Phone: +33-(0)4-6714-3908
Université de Montpellier        Fax: +33-(0)4-6714-4727/4286
34095 Montpellier Cedex 5

email: andrea.parmeggiani@umontpellier.fr

See Attachement : M2-Internship-Theoretical Biological Physics-L2C-axonal transport.pdf

See Attachement : M2-Internship-Theoretical Biological Physics-L2C-bacterial respiration.pdf

2nd December 2021 : PhD position – modeling of active contractions in fly wings – Dundee University

Dear Martin,

By a stroke of luck, I got awarded a rather prestigious PhD studentship
to model active contractions in fly wings. The position is in close
collaboration with Jens Januschke, who is really great cell biologists.
It will involve image analysis and continuum modelling.

We are looking for a strong student with physics background interested
in working at the interface between physics and biology. Would you mind
sharing the attached ad with MSc students? I will also send it to
soft-matter, but I am first contacting people in person.

The ad says “home tuition fees”, but I am working on waving that. I was
told it should not be a problem if we have a strong candidate.

Many thanks,


See Attachement : PhD_studentship_Dundee.pdf

2nd December 2021 : Postdoc – computational biological soft matter – IST Austria

Dear Colleagues,

I'm looking for 2 postdocs (3 yrs each + a possibility for extension)
interested in theoretical and computational modelling of biological soft
matter to join my group at IST Austria near Vienna, in the first half of
2022 or soon thereafter. Possible projects include, but are not limited
to, i) the physics of cell division and membrane reshaping across
evolution, ii) non-equilibrium protein assembly, iii) evolving
nanomachinery in silico. The projects involve close collaborations with
several experimental labs across the world, and are funded by the ERC
and Volkswagen Foundation. More about the jobs can be found here
 and more about
our group here https://andelasaric.com .

I would greatly appreciate if you could share this info with anyone who
might be interested. Informal enquiries are welcome!

All the best,

Dr. Andela Saric
University College London & IST Austria


25th November 2021 : M2 internship & PhD – active matter theory – Université de Paris

Flow localization on active nematic surfaces

(see attachment)

See Attachement : M2_proposition_2021_v2.pdf

5th November 2021 : INFN pd-position (2 years) in Rome (INFN and Sapienza)

we are inviting foreigner scholars who would like to work in Rome or to italians that have been studying or working abroad for at least 3 years and would like to return for a position in Rome. The general theme is Inferential Methods for Complex Nonlinear Dynamics (from genomics to gravitational clustering). The band is made by I. Giardina and A. Cavagna, M. Viale, A. Campa, F. Cecconi, F. Sylos Labini and myself. The deadline is extremely close (9th of November). I strongly encourage those who are interested to apply for the position.see: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19925

From Andrea Giansanti <andrea.giansanti@roma1.infn.it>

27th October 2021 : Postdoc at IPhT, Saclay

Début du message réexpédié :

De: Jérémie Bouttier <jeremie.bouttier@ipht.fr>
Objet: [gt-alea] postdoc à l'IPhT, Saclay
Date: 27 octobre 2021 à 10:28:03 UTC+2
À: Jérémie Bouttier <jeremie.bouttier@ipht.fr>
Répondre à: Jérémie Bouttier <jeremie.bouttier@ipht.fr>

 Bonjour (et désolé pour les doublons éventuels),

Voici une offre de postdoc de 2 ans dans le groupe de physique mathématique de l'Institut de physique théorique (CEA/CNRS/Université Paris-Saclay) :

« The group covers a wide range of topics in quantum field theory, integrable systems, conformal field theory, string theory, random matrices, combinatorics, probability and random processes. »
Voir aussi la page de présentation du groupe :

Date limite : 1er décembre 2021.

N'hésitez pas à diffuser autour de vous.
Bien cordialement,

 Jérémie Bouttier

19th October 2021 : Postdoc – Theoretical Biology and Non-equilibrium Statistical Physics – Rice University

The Tang group in the physics department and Center for Theoretical
Biological Physics at Rice University seeks applicants for a
postdoctoral research fellow. We develop and use theoretical tools to
describe emergent phenomena in complex out-of-equilibrium systems.

 Topics can include, but are not limited to:

* Emergent dynamics in stochastic systems such as oscillations and
* Non-Hermitian physics in novel platforms
* Learning and navigation
* Information and signaling in networks or coupled systems

More information can be found at https://emergence.blogs.rice.edu/

The postdoctoral fellow will be a member of the intellectually
stimulating Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, steps away from
varied research efforts at Rice University and the Texas Medical Center.
There are also opportunities for independent postdoctoral fellowships in
the Center. Houston is a diverse, large and friendly city with an
affordable cost of living.

Applicants should have a background in theoretical physics, applied
math, or the computational modelling of complex systems. Interested
candidates should send a CV, list of publications, and the contact
information of three referees. The position is available immediately and
will remain open until it is filled. While the start date is flexible,
the target is as soon as possible. Applications and any questions can be
directed to Dr Tang at e.tang@rice.edu .

Evelyn Tang
Assistant Professor
Physics Department and the Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
Rice University


17th October 2021 : Postdoc – theoretical soft-biological physics – Weizmann Institute of Science

*Postdoc  in theoretical soft and biological physics group of Prof. Sam
Safran, Dept. Chemical and Biological Physics, Weizmann Institute of

Postdoc starting in summer-fall l 2022 with expertise in analytical
theory of  soft matter physics approaches to biological physics to
perform theoretical research in biological physics related to
experiments of our collaborators, including phase separation in cells,
nuclear-scale chromatin organization, non-linear dynamics of
cardiomyocytes.  Our areas of interest are represented by the
publications on our Web page

Conditions of the regular postdoctoral fellowship can be seen at:

Note that by Institute regulations, postdocs must have completed their
Ph.D. less than  5  years before the start of the postdoc position.

A special postdoctoral fellowship with an increased stipend is offered
by the Azrieli Foundation for European, Swiss or UK postdocs who will
join the Weizmann Institute. Please see:

Please email: sam.safran@weizmann.ac.il with a CV, list of publications,
names of at least two referees and research statement.

15th October 2021 : Postdoctoral FellowshipLife Sciences at ICTP, Trieste, Italy

The Quantitative Life Sciences section of the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) seeks applications for a  postdoctoral fellowship starting spring/summer 2022. Candidates should be able to carry out active, independent and multidisciplinary research in quantitative ecology and evolution including (but not limited to): stochastic population dynamics, theoretical community ecology, population genetics, macroecology. Candidates should have a background in statistical physics, applied mathematics, theoretical ecology and/or related disciplines. Candidates with expertise in both data science and modeling/theory are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted online through: https://e-applications.ictp.it/applicant/login/QP22
Deadline for applications: 15 December,  2021

From Erica Sarnataro <qls@ictp.it>

15th October 2021 : Postdoc at University of Bologna, Italy

1 Posdoc Position (three years) in the field of Statistical Mechanics
(especially disordered systems) and Quantum Mechanics (especially
quantum information).

1 PhD position in the field of Statistical Mechanics (especially
disordered systems) or Quantum Mechanics (especially quantum
information). Deadline October 20.

For info write to: pierluigi.contucci@unibo.it

From Pierluigi Contucci <pierluigi.contucci@unibo.it>

15th October 2021 : Postdoc Computational Theoretical Physics in Roma, Italy

I have an in my group in Computational Theoretical Physics at the  Science Department of the University of Roma Tre for a 3 years researcher position on the topic “Design of smart polymeric adsorption at the nanoscale”. The application process is currently open and the window will close on the 20th of October and the starting day for the position is 1st of January 2022. The research will be focused on the theoretical and computational design of smart  functionalised (polymeric) material at the nanoscale, that will be designed to selectively adsorb and remove specific contaminants (such as heavy metals) from aqueous solutions. Please email me for details on the application process: barbara.capone@uniroma3.it

From Barbara Capone <barbara.capone@uniroma3.it>

15th October 2021 : Postdocnumerical simulations in Grenoble, France

We are looking for a post-doc on numerical simulation of hydrodynamic effects in fish schools and coupling to collective effects.


From Philippe Peyla (philippe.peyla@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr)

14th October 2021 : Postdoc – Mathematical and Physical Biology – The Crick and UCL

*Postdoc position available to work on the development and evolution of
size, shape and morphology at UCL and The Crick in the Hadjivasiliou Lab.*

We are seeking to hire a postdoctoral research fellow to explore the
coupling of size and patterning in development and evolution. This is an
exciting opportunity to address a fundamental biological question
through the lens of physics and mathematics. The postdoctoral fellow
will be based at The Francis Crick Institute and will be affiliated with
the Physics and Astronomy Department at UCL and the London Center for
Nanotechnology. The successful candidate will join a vibrant,
interdisciplinary scientific community at UCL and The Crick institute
with amble opportunities for structured career development including
networking, mentorship, and training workshops organized by The Crick
Institute, the UCL, the London Centre for Nanotechnology, and UCL
Institute for the Physics of Living Systems.

Application deadline: 31 October 2021.
For details and to apply see website

Lab website here .
Informal enquiries: zena.hadjivasiliou@crick.ac.uk


With best wishes,

Zena Hadjivasiliou

Physical Sciences Group Leader and Lecturer
The Francis Crick Institute
and University College London
+44 (0)20 3796 6951



14th October 2021 : Fwd: [soft-matter] Short-term PostDoc in Theoretical Biological Physics in Dresden, Germany

-------- Forwarded Message --------
Subject: [soft-matter] Short-term PostDoc in Theoretical Biological
Physics in Dresden, Germany
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:32:23 +0200
From: Benjamin M Friedrich
To: soft-matter@lists.leeds.ac.uk

Dear SoftMatter community,

We have an open PostDoc position at the interface of Theoretical Physics
and Biology in the cluster of excellence 'Physics of Life' at TU
Dresden, Germany
for 9 months (with possible extension for additional 9 months)
to be filled as soon as possible.

A possible topic would be "Information Theory of Chemotaxis".
You can find out more about this work of our 'Biological Algorithms
Group' in our recent publications:
- "Sperm surfing along concentration filaments"

- "Physics of chemokinesis"

- "Bayesian gradient sensing"

There is a possibility to supervise students and also to become
co-author of two manuscripts in preparation.

A strong background in nonlinear dynamics, stochastic processes,
computational physics and ideally a work visa for Germany would be a
strong plus.
Informal inquiries can be directly sent to

Best wishes
Benjamin Friedrich

Dresden is a lovely, medium-sized city with vibrant cultural life and a
national park with climbing rocks nearby.

Chair for Biological Algorithms
TU Dresden



Barkhausen-Bau (BAR), room II60A
Helmholtzstr. 18, 01069 Dresden
phone: +49 351 463-42341

12th October 2021 : Assistant Professor positions at ETH-Zürich

Cher collègue,

Nous avons ouvert deux postes de professeur assistant dans notre
institut (Institute of Biochemistry, ETH Zürich, https://bc.biol.ethz.ch
). L’un en « biologie des lipides et
membranes », l’autre en « biologie de la matière molle ». Alors que le
premier domaine est assez classique, le second s’adresse surtout à des
candidates et candidats qui travaillent à l’intersection entre la
physique des matériaux et la biologie et biophysique cellulaire.  Avec
cette position, nous espérons renforcer la recherche interdisciplinaire
dans l’institut, en connexion avec notre réseau de laboratoires dans le
domaine (https://bml.ethz.ch ).  Les deux positions
sont publiées ensemble et je t’envoie l’annonce en attachement.

Je te serais très reconnaissant si tu pouvais m’indiquer si tu vois
autour de toi de potentielle candidates et candidats de grand talent et
leur faire parvenir notre annonce. Je serais aussi très heureux si tu
pouvais diffuser notre appel d’offre largement autour de toi.  Ces
positions sont conçues comme tremplin pour commencer une carrière
indépendante dans d’excellentes conditions financières, techniques,
scientifiques et humaines. Elles sont prévues pour une durée de 7 ans. 
Nous commencerons à screener les candidats au 1 er Novembre mais
accepterons toute candidature jusqu’à la clôture du recrutement.

Je serai très heureux de répondre à des questions plus précises si besoin.

Merci beaucoup d’avance pour ton aide !

Bien à toi,



Yves Barral, PhD

Professor of Cellular Biochemistry

Institute of Biochemistry

ETH Zurich

Otto-Stern-weg 3, HPM D12.2

8093 Zurich, Switzerland

Phone: +41 44 632 0678

email: yves.barral@bc.biol.ethz.ch

See Attachement : JobAd_Membrane and lipid biology and Soft Matter Biology[11].pdf

12th October 2021 : PhDs in Quantitative and Computational Biology at Princeton University

Dear Colleague,

I am writing to encourage you to share information about our graduate
program in Quantitative and Computational Biology (QCB) at Princeton
University. QCB@Princeton offers
graduate education at the interface of biology with the physical and
computational sciences. We are looking for top students with interests
in genomics, biophysics, computational biology, systems biology,
molecular evolution, synthetic biology, and quantitative genetics. We
strongly encourage applications from those with stellar backgrounds
either in quantitative science or biology, and the desire to learn the
other. As quantitative skills reliably translate well across
disciplines, we particularly encourage applications from those with
undergraduate degrees in math, physics, chemistry, or computer science.

QCB is administered by the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative
Genomics. More information about the program, including how to apply, is
available at *http://www.princeton.edu/qcbgrad/*
, and a flyer for this program is

I appreciate your help in bringing this program to the attention of
undergraduates with appropriate backgrounds and interests.


Ned S. Wingreen

Director of Graduate Studies, QCB Program
Email: qcb@princeton.edu

See Attachement : QCB Flyer_2021.pdf

12th October 2021 : [gsp] Information GS Physique : Festival arts & sciences CURIOSITas – ErasmusDays de l’Université Paris-Saclay – Appel Bonus Qualité Internationale – Journée LabEx NanoSaclay – Journée LabEx PALM – AstroParticle Symposium – programme Doctorant Fulbright – forum virtuel de la mobilité étudiante à l’international

Chères et chers collègues, étudiantes et étudiants,
La Graduate School de Physique souhaite vous transmettre régulièrement par courriel des informations et des annonces susceptibles de vous intéresser.
Vous trouverez ci-dessous des informations concernant :
- Festival arts & sciences CURIOSITas 
ErasmusDays de l'Université Paris-Saclay
- Appel Bonus Qualité Internationale
- Journée LabEx NanoSaclay : 12 octobre
- Journée LabEx PALM : 21 octobre
- AstroParticle Symposium 2021
- ouverture des candidatures pour l’appel à projets "programme Doctorant Fulbright - Paris-Saclay" 
- forum virtuel de la mobilité étudiante à l’international
En vous souhaitant une bonne semaine,

Sarah Garçon
Pour l'équipe de direction GS Physique

pour vous désabonner de cette liste d'envoi :
vous pouvez également nous contacter par mail : gs.physique@universite-paris-saclay.fr

Vous trouverez ci-desous des éléments à propos du festival arts & sciences CURIOSITas organisé par l'Université Paris-Saclay en novembre prochain. 


 Affiche > à télécharger

 Bandeau web > à télécharger


 Réseaux sociaux : N’hésitez pas à partager notre Evènement Facebook 


 Brève > Titre : Assistez au festival CURIOSITas et laissez-vous guider par vos sens !


Pour sa 6e édition, CURIOSITas, le festival arts-sciences de l’Université Paris-Saclay, vous propose déveiller vos sens à travers une sélection de projets originaux nés de collaborations entre artistes et scientifiques. Au programme du 9 au 26 novembre : des installations, expositions et performances spectaculaires, intrigantes, poétiques qui accordent une place de premier choix aux sensations visuelles, tactiles, sonores et olfactives. 

Participez à un concert-conférence ou une performance dansée, échangez avec artistes et chercheurs ou évadez-vous le temps de quelques instants entre amis ou en famille ! Le rendez-vous est donné sur différents lieux de la région parisienne : Massy, Évry, Bures-sur-Yvette, Gif-sur-Yvette, Paris, Élancourt et Étampes. 


Retrouvez le détail de la programmation sur www.curiositas.fr


 Mailing > OBJET : Festival CURIOSITas · Université Paris-Saclay / SAVE THE DATE

La Diagonale · Université Paris-Saclay et la Scène de Recherche de l’ENS Paris-Saclay ont le plaisir de vous inviter à la 6e édition du festival CURIOSITas.


Du 9 au 26 novembre, l’Université Paris-Saclay et ses partenaires culturels vous ouvrent leurs portes pour vous plonger au cœur de la recherche scientifique sous le prisme artistique. Venez découvrir leurs programmations sur différents sites de la région parisienne : Massy, Évry, Bures-sur-Yvette, Gif-sur-Yvette, Paris, Élancourt et Étampes. 


Depuis 2013, le festival présente une sélection d’œuvres issues du croisement entre regards scientifiques et artistiques. Cette année, CURIOSITas vous propose d’éveiller vos sens à travers de multiples installations interactives,  performances spectaculaires et ateliers intrigants ! 


Participez à des concerts-conférences, visitez une exposition olfactive, échangez avec artistes et chercheurs ou évadez-vous le temps de quelques instants entre amis ou en famille ! 


Retrouvez le détail de la programmation sur www.curiositas.fr

#ErasmusDays de l'Université Paris-Saclay / Découvrez les opportunités de mobilité en Europe et de montage de projets européens et internationaux possibles grâce à Erasmus+ / 14-15 octobre 2021
Enseignants-chercheurs et administratifs de l’Université Paris-Saclay, découvrez les opportunités de mobilités en Europe et de montage de projets européens et internationaux possibles grâce à Erasmus+ ! 
Pour leur quatrième édition, les #ErasmusDays de l'Université Paris-Saclay mettront en avant l'impact que peuvent avoir les projets Erasmus+ sur les individus (étudiants, enseignants-chercheurs, personnel administratif) et sur l'Enseignement Supérieur et la Recherche, à travers les expériences de mobilité individuelle et la participation à des projets de coopération. Des enseignants-chercheurs partageront leur expérience individuelle et des porteurs de projets présenteront les projets innovants qu'ils ont pu mettre en place grâce aux financements Eramus+. Vous bénéficierez ainsi d'une présentation des coordinateurs académiques de projets qui se sont démarqués par leur aspect innovant. Deux webinaires démontreront les différentes facettes de ces projets.
La Direction des Relations Internationales et Européennes

Le dispositif BQI (Bonus Qualité Internationale) est relancé pour cette année.
Il s'adresse aux enseignants-chercheurs, personnel technique et personnel administratif titulaires, pour leur permettre de développer et de renforcer les relations avec des partenaires internationaux stratégiques.  

Vous trouverez le texte de l'appel ainsi que le formulaire de candidature en pièces jointes.

La Rencontre Annuelle du LabEx NanoSaclay aura lieu à l’INSTN l’après-midi du mardi 12 octobre, de 13h30 à 18h00. 

Le programme est disponible en pièce jointe. 

Les inscriptions sont gratuites mais obligatoires. 

Pour les personnes inscrites, une convocation vous sera envoyée quelques jours avant le 12/10. Il faudra la présenter au moment du contrôle du pass sanitaire.

La journée annuelle du LabEx PALM se tiendra le 21 octobre au LPS (amphi Blandin).

AstroParticle Symposium 2021

Dans le cadre du « symposium astroparticules 2021 » de l’Institut Pascal à l’Université Paris-Saclay du 18 octobre au 26 novembre 2021, nous organisons chaque semaine et pendant six semaines un exposé pour le grand public par des physiciens de renom. Les présentations auront lieu à 19h30 et l’accueil du public se fait à partir de 19h. Plus de détails sur l’institut se trouvent ici :


En espérant que vous pourrez diffuser largement cet évènement !



Le 21 octobre : « La physique dans les films de Science-Fiction » par Richard Taillet.

Le 26 octobre : « Pourquoi le soleil brille ? » par Roland Lehoucq.

Le 2 novembre : « De quoi le vide est-il plein ? » par Etienne Klein.

Le 10 novembre : « Une histoire de l’Univers : du Big Bang à nos jours et au-delà » par Yann Mambrini.

Le 18 novembre : « Voir et entendre les trous noirs » par Alain Riazuelo.

Le 25 novembre : « Trente années de progrès en astrophysique » par Hervé Dole. 

Les exposés se feront dans le respect des règles sanitaires Covid (distanciation, passe sanitaire).

Je vous informe de l’ouverture des candidatures pour l’appel à projets « programme Doctorant Fulbright - Paris-Saclay ». L’Université Paris-Saclay et la Commission Fulbright franco-américaine ont conclu un accord instituant la création de bourses de recherche pour les doctorants désireux de se rendre dans une université ou un institut de recherche américain. Ces bourses couvrent une mobilité de 4 à 12 mois en fonction du projet de recherche.

La date limite du dépôt des dossiers est fixée au1erfévrier 2022.

  • Eligibilité: doctorant de nationalité française inscrit en thèse à l'Université Paris-Saclay
  • Disciplines: tous domaines représentés par les écoles doctorales.Les candidatures en SHS sont particulièrement appréciées.
  • Durée: 4 à 12 mois en fonction du projet de recherche
  • Nombre de bourses : 3
  • Montant : variable selon la destination et le statut du candidat
    • Doctorant salarié : entre $1 500 et $1 950 par mois
    • Doctorant non-salarié : entre $1 800 et $2 340 par mois
  • Date du départ : entre le 1er août 2022 et le 1er mai 2023

Pour les doctorant français invités par les professeurs d’une université américaine, l’exemption éventuelle des frais d’inscription et de scolarité est du ressort exclusif de l’université d’accueil.

Comme vous le savez, l’Université Paris-Saclay organise son deuxième forum virtuel de la mobilité étudiante à l’international. Il se tiendra le 21 octobre de 16h à 19h.
Ce forum s’adresse à tous les étudiants, en formation de BUT, licence, master, ingénieur et normalien
Cette année toutes les écoles, les universités membre-associé et les composantes de l’Université Paris-Saclay auront un stand.
Les étudiants partis en mobilité auront également leur stand et pourront dialoguer avec les étudiants visiteurs. Nous sommes encore à la recherche de quelques étudiants pour tenir le stand étudiants.
4 tables rondes animées par un journaliste seront diffusées :
  • Mobilité Erasmus+, stage ou études ?
  • Quelle mobilité en dehors d’Erasmus+ 
  • Erasmus Student Network France (ESN France) donnera des conseils pour réussir sa mobilité et retrouvera les étudiants sur leur stand
  • 3 étudiants parleront de leur mobilité 
Pour la communication, des affiches ont été envoyées (voir modèle en PJ). L’information va être relayée à travers les réseaux sociaux de l’Université Paris-Saclay
Un mailing dont vous trouverez le texte ci-dessous va être envoyé à tous les étudiants des écoles, des universités et des composante de l’Université Paris-Saclay
Un mailing vers l’ensemble des enseignants va également être envoyé.
Nous vous remercions par avance de contribuer à la bonne diffusion de cette information, en en parlant autour de vous, notamment auprès des enseignants de votre Graduate school. Nous avons pu nous rendre compte lors d’un récent sondage que les enseignants sont de très bons vecteurs de communication.
Il est désormais possible aux étudiants de se préinscrire. 
Merci pour votre contribution à la réussite cet événement
Bien cordialement
Laurence Monsellier 

See Attachement : Affiche Astroparticles 2021 A2 Conf grand public Taillet.pdf

See Attachement : BQI Appel 2021.doc

See Attachement : BQI Formulaire 2021.doc

5th October 2021 : Assistant professorship – Physics – University of Chicago


1st October 2021 : Postdoc position available in Toronto, Canada

I am seeking a statistical physicist with a background and interest in numerics to work on two projects: (i) an inference problem, in collaboration with molecular biologists, using data on protein-protein interaction networks. Can we make sense of experimentally measured data on P-P interactions? (ii) the origin of life from inanimate matter. How do we describe life as a phase of matter?

The position is available immediately, subject only to visa regulations, and does not carry any teaching duties. I am flexible regarding work-from-home arrangements. If interested please send your CV.

Eric DeGiuli, Department of Physics
Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

Eric De Giuli <eric.degiuli@gmail.com>

1st October 2021 : Leverhulme-Peierls Fellowships, University of Oxford

The Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics.

Up tp three postdoctoral fellowships are available to support the most talented theoretical physicists worldwide at an early stage of their careers. Details at:


Julia Yeomans <julia.yeomans@physics.ox.ac.uk>

28th September 2021 : Postdoc Fellowships, Oxford Theoretical Physics

*Leverhulme-Peierls Fellowships*

*The Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, Clarendon
Laboratory, Department of Physics *

*Grade 8: £42,149 - £50,296 p.a. *


The Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics at the University of
Oxford is pleased to invite applications for the inaugural
Leverhulme-Peierls Fellows. These prestigious, three-year postdoctoral
fellowships were created in conjunction with the appointment of Prof.
Shivaji Sondhi to the Wykeham and Leverhulme Professorship of Physics,
and are intended to both support the most talented theoretical
physicists worldwide at an early stage of their careers and to enrich
the intellectual environment of the Centre. It is envisaged that up to
three appointments will be made this year.

Fellows will receive active mentoring from members of the RPC but will
be encouraged and expected to set an independent research agenda in one
or more of the research areas of the Centre, broadly construed. To that
end, they will have access to substantial travel and research funds and
participate fully in the Centre’s vibrant programme of visitors and
seminars.  In conjunction with their appointment, the Fellows will be
associated with New College.

Candidates should be completing or have recently (i.e. normally within
the past 3 years) completed a doctorate in theoretical physics or a
closely related discipline.  Applications must be made online, see


Candidates will be asked to complete an Application Form, upload a CV, a
two-page statement of their research plans, and are encouraged, where
appropriate, to identify members of the RPC with overlapping research
interests. Candidates must also arrange for*one nomination
letter*and*two supporting reference letters*to be sent by email
.*The nomination letter should
make specific reference to the candidate’s potential as an independent
researcher and be accessible to a general theoretical physics audience.
Applications without a nomination letter fulfilling these criteria and
the two supporting references will not be considered.*The name of the
nominator and the referees should be provided on the Application Form.

All application materials including nomination and reference letters
must be received by noon on Monday October 18, 2021. Shortlisted
candidates will be invited to a remote visit and interview, to take
place in early November. Successful candidates will be notified by email
by November 30, 2021.

Professor Julia Yeomans  FRS

Head of Theoretical Physics

The Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics
Clarendon Laboratory

Parks Road
Oxford, OX1 3PU, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1865 273992

28th September 2021 : [gsp] Information GS Physique : ET ASTER’X – Parcours carrières de docteurs – Appel à programmes de l’Institut Pascal

Chères et chers collègues, étudiantes et étudiants,
La Graduate School de Physique souhaite vous transmettre régulièrement par courriel des informations et des annonces susceptibles de vous intéresser.
Vous trouverez ci-dessous des informations concernant :
- école thématique ET ASTER'X
démarrage Parcours carrières de docteurs : médiation, communication et journalisme scientifiques (3 PJ)
- ouverture de l'appel à programmes de l'Institut Pascal (1 PJ)
En vous souhaitant une bonne semaine,

Sarah Garçon
Pour l'équipe de direction GS Physique