Positions in theoretical physics and biophysics

9th February 2019 : Postdoc stochastic multiscale modeling at UC Merced

Postdoc position (in stochastic multiscale modeling) at the University of California, Merced
in Professor Changho Kim’s research group.

The postdoctoral scholar will perform research in stochastic multiscale modeling of multiphysics
problems at small scales. For processes occurring in molecular systems (e.g. mass/momentum
/heat/charge transport and reactions), the researcher will derive and analyze stochastic
formulations, and develop and implement numerical methods. PhD in the fields of computational
science and engineering is required with experience in molecular dynamics simulations as well
as a sound understanding of continuum descriptions (i.e. PDE descriptions) and/or stochastic mesoscopic descriptions.

Interested candidates should contact Changho Kim at ckim103@ucmerced.edu and/or apply at https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/JPF00748
[aprecruit.ucmerced.edu]


9th February 2019 : Postdoc in theoretical neuroscience Stony Brook

Postdoc in theoretical neuroscience available in Dr. Braden Brinkman's group in the
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at Stony Brook University, on Long Island in New York State.

The Brinkman group uses techniques from statistical physics to study models of sensory
coding and collective network dynamics in the brain, with a focus on how environmental
and physiological constraints shape network architecture and computational capabilities.
Position is available immediately, but we are also accepting applications from applicants
expecting to graduate by June 1, 2019. Deadline for applications is Feb 24, 2019.
Please submit applications through Stony Brook's jobs portal here (job # 1803718):
https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/post_docs/jobdetail.ftl?job=1803718 [stonybrooku.taleo.net]

From: Braden Brinkman <braden.brinkman@stonybrook.edu>


9th February 2019 : Postdoc position in Paris/Montréal / math-physics

Postdoc position in Paris/Montréal

a postdoc position at the interface between mathematical physics, partial differential
equations and probability theory, jointly based in Paris and Montreal, starting date
prior to October 2019.
More details http://pillet.univ-tln.fr/data/pdf/postdocposition.pdf [pillet.univ-tln.fr]

From: Claude-Alain Pillet <pillet@univ-tln.fr>


7th February 2019 : Interdisciplinary PhD positions at CENTURI, Marseille

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to advertise PhD openings at the Alan Turing Centre for
Living Systems (CENTURI) in Marseille, France:
http://centuri-livingsystems.org/recruitment/

There are 14 openings for interdisciplinary PhD fellowships where the
students are co-supervised by several PIs, usually from both wet and dry
labs.

Moreover, I have two PhD openings in my new group in the field of
theoretical soft matter & biophysics.  Research topics include the
mechanical properties of biopolymer networks
(http://centuri-livingsystems.org/phd2019-01-2/) and self-organization
of biological tissue (http://centuri-livingsystems.org/phd2019-02-2/).

I would appreciate if you could forward this to potentially interested
students.

Thank you and best regards,
Matthias Merkel

--
Matthias Merkel, Ph.D.
Centre de Physique Théorique
Alan Turing Center for Living Systems
Aix-Marseille Université
matthias.merkel@posteo.de
http://www.matthiasmerkel.de


2nd February 2019 : UCLA Computational and Mathematical Biology Postdoc/Fellow:

UCLA Computational and Mathematical Biology Postdoc/Fellow:

I am looking to fill one, possibly two postdoctoral positions with appointments in
either the Department of Mathematics, Department of Biomathematics, or in the
Quantitative and Computational Biosciences Institute at UCLA.  The position allows
the fellow to work on a broad range of topics including modeling the dynamics of
the T-cell receptor (TCR) repertoire, understanding and modeling multiclonal

hematopoiesis, and developing predictive models for stress response and depressive disorders.  http://www.math.ucla.edu/~tchou/OpenPositions.html
Please email tomchou@ucla.edu with CV, short description of past research, and names of three references. The position(s) can start as soon as possible.
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25th January 2019 : Two Postdocs Milan : biophysics and metamaterials

Postdoctoral positions available at CC&B, University of Milan

Two openings for postdoctoral positions to work in computationally intense interdisciplinary

research at the CC&B, University of Milan. We are looking for candidates with strong
programming skills who are interested in working at the frontier between academic and
industrial research. The candidates should have a Ph. D in computer science,
computational materials science, physics, mathematics, engineering or related fields.
The positions will be for 1 year, renewable to a second one.
http://complexitybiosystems.it/en/news/ccandb-is-hiring
The theme of the first position is the development of algorithms for quantitative analysis of
biological data, including images. The second position is focused on the automatic design
of metamaterials in the framework the METADISGN project funded by a Proof-of-Concept
grant from the European Research Council.
Interested candidates should send their CV to: stefano.zapperi@unimi.it, caterina.laporta@unimi.it.   

From: stefano zapperi <stefano.zapperi@unimi.it>


25th January 2019 : Assistant professorship – theoretical biophysics – Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Assistant professor theoretical biophysics vacancy at the Vrije
Universiteit Amsterdam

I would like to draw your attention to a new faculty search in
theoretical biophysics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam with an
application deadline of March 1st, 2019, see
https://workingat.vu.nl/ad/assistant-professor-theoretical-biophysics-tenure-track-/j5pudh
The Netherlands has a strong tradition in physics and an active,
international but close-knit biophysics community. Amsterdam is also a
wonderful place to live and work.

From: Edan Lerner


18th January 2019 : Postdocs – soft matter/biophysics theory – Univ. of California, Merced

Dear Colleagues,

This is a reminder that we have openings for two postdoctoral positions
in theoretical soft matter and biological physics
, in our research groups
at the University of California, Merced, Department of Physics
. We invite applications from outstanding
candidates with a record of independent research, a background
in statistical physics, soft condensed matter, or biological physics,
and strong computational and analytical skills. We would appreciate it
if you could forward this message to any suitable candidates.

The primary topics of research for the two positions are:

1. Simulations and continuum theories of *active liquid crystals*, with
a focus on topological defects, chaotic flow fields,pattern formation,
and rheology. This position is to work primarily with Daniel Beller
. Other interests of this PI
include population dynamics and elasticity-mediated self-assembly in
soft matter.

2. Simulations and continuum theories of *biological active matter*,
including cell and tissue mechanics, complex and adaptive matter of
biological origin such as cytoskeletal and extra-cellular proteins, and
mechano-chemical modeling of experiments in biophysics and cell
biology.  This position is to work primarily with Kinjal Dasbiswas
.  Other interests of this PI
include liquid crystals, charged colloids and topological mechanics.

The successful candidates will join a vibrant and collaborative
community of theoretical biophysics/soft matter research groups
,
and will have ample opportunities to also collaborate with Professors
Ajay Gopinathan and Kevin Mitchell. Working at UC Merced will afford
opportunities to work closely with experimental groups in biological and
soft matter physics, including the labs of Professors Linda Hirst,
Dustin Kleckner, Bin Liu, and Jing Xu, as well as those with related
interests in the Department of Chemistry and the School of Engineering.

To apply for one of these positions, interested applicants should submit
a cover letter, C.V., and list of three references at
https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/apply/JPF00731. Both positions can start
as early as summer 2019 and are for one year, with the possibility of
renewal based on availability of funding, ongoing operational needs and
satisfactory performance. Applicants may optionally list a preference
between the two research topics above.

Thank you for circulating this announcement.

Daniel Beller

dbeller@ucmerced.edu

http://faculty.ucmerced.edu/dbeller/

Kinjal Dasbiswas

kdasbiswas@ucmerced.edu

http://faculty.ucmerced.edu/kdasbiswas/

Department of Physics

University of California, Merced

Many thanks,

Kinjal.

--
Kinjal Dasbiswas
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
School of Natural Sciences
University of California, Merced
Office: COB1 313


16th January 2019 : Fwd: Faculty Position in Biomaterials – Ecole Polytechnique

Dear Colleagues,

I hope this email finds you all well.

We have a faculty opening in Biomaterials at Ecole Polytechnique
(France). The position is described in more detail in the attached
document, and the application deadline is *February 6, 2019*. I would
appreciate it if you would bring this to the attention of those around
you who might be interested.

Thanks in advance.

Best,
Abdul

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______________________________________________________________
Abdul I. Barakat
CNRS Director of Research - Hydrodynamics Laboratory (LadHyX)
AXA Professor of Mechanics and Biology
Ecole Polytechnique
Route de Saclay
91128 Palaiseau Cedex
FRANCE
email:barakat@ladhyx.polytechnique.fr
Tel: +33-1-6933-5268
Fax: +33-1-6933-5292
http://chair-axa-cce.polytechnique.fr

Adjunct Professor
School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
University of New South Wales Sydney
AUSTRALIA

See Attachement : Faculty Opening-Biomaterials-Ecole Polytechnique.pdf


15th January 2019 : Postdoc – Theoretical/Computational Biophysics – UCLA

Dear colleagues,

A postdoctoral position in theoretical/computational biophysics is now
open in my group. We are in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at
UCLA.
The selected candidate will work with the group and our experimental
collaborators on problems in the adaptive immune system, including
affinity discrimination and coevolution with rapidly evolving pathogens.
Our approach is mostly originated from statistical mechanics and
condensed matter physics.

The successful candidate will be considered for the Rudnick Postdoctoral
Fellowship.

The start date is flexible.
More information can be found in the attached ad.

I would be grateful if you can share this message with those who might
be interested.

Kind regards,
Shenshen

--
​Shenshen Wang
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of California, Los Angeles

475 Portola Plaza
Knudsen Hall 3-128
Los Angeles, CA 90095

http://shenshen-wang-group.physics.ucla.edu/

See Attachement : postdoc position - SW - 2019.pdf


8th January 2019 : Postdoc – Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Dear Colleagues,

Please distribute the following announcement to potentially interested
candidates:

We are now receiving applications for postdoctoral positions on various
fields including soft-mater physics, biophysics, and statistical-mechanics.

Postdoctoral fellows are expected to perform leading-edge experimental
and/or computational research focusing on the physics of complex and
soft systems and to interact with at least one, but preferably more of
the following research groups:

Roy Beck – roy@tauex.tau.ac.il | http://www3.tau.ac.il/beck/

- Measuring the interactions between intrinsically disordered
proteins

- Using information-based methods to quantify entropy from
simulations and experiments

Yael Roichman - roichman@tauex.tau.ac.il | https://m.tau.ac.il/~roichman/

- Experimental and theoretical study of the non-equilibrium
statistical mechanics of optically driven dense colloidal suspension.

Yoav Lahini - lahini@tauex.tau.ac.il |
https://en-exact-sciences.tau.ac.il/profile/lahini

- Experimentally studying far-from-equilibrium dynamics of
nonlinear mechanical systems and meta-materials

- Developing a fiber-based label-free optical nano-scope

Applicants should have recently completed their PhD thesis in a
relevant field, in an academic institute, or expect to complete it by
March 2020.

Postdoctoral fellows joining expected to start anytime between
October 2019 and October 2020.

Applications should be submitted via email to the relevant PI and
include a single PDF containing:

- A cover letter.

- Curriculum vitae including a list of publications.

- A short research statement (<1 page) describing how the candidate’s
current achievements is correlated to the research he/she is applying for.

In addition, three recommendation letters should be sent directly
from the recommender to the relevant PIs.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

Prof. Roy Beck-Barkai

http://www3.tau.ac.il/beck

Principal Investigator, Laboratory of Experimental Biophysics
Department of Condensed Matter Physics, School of Physics and Astronomy

The Center for Physics and Chemistry of Living Systems, Chair

The Sagol School of Neuroscience
The Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, 69978, Israel
______________________________________________________
Office: +972-3-640-8477 (Shenkar 418)
Cell: +972-544-644-933
Lab: +972-3-640-6896/7004/5709/5702 (Nano-Center 35)
Fax: +972-3-642-9306
Email: roy@tauex.tau.ac.il


8th January 2019 : Postdoc – theoretical/computational soft matter and biophysics – Syracuse University

*Postdoctoral position in theoretical/computational soft matter and
biophysics at Syracuse University*

We invite applications for a theoretical/computational research
postdoctoral position in soft matter and biological physics to work in
the group of Prof. Lisa Manning (https://mmanning.expressions.syr.edu/)
in the physics department at Syracuse University. There is flexibility
in the precise research topic; possibilities include the mechanical
properties of biological tissues, active matter, and amorphous or
granular materials.

 The successful candidate will have opportunities to interact with
faculty, postdocs and students in the Soft and Living Matter group at
Syracuse University. Ideally, the appointment will begin in the Spring
or Summer of 2019.  Applicants should have a PhD in Physics, Biophysics,
Engineering, or a related field, and demonstrated experience in
theoretical or computational soft matter or biophysics.  To
apply, candidates should submit their application materials, including a
Cover letter, CV, research statement, and emails of three references
using the following website: http://www.sujobopps.com/postings/78182.

Applications will be considered immediately and on a rolling basis until
the position is filled. Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity,
affirmative-action institution. Women and under-represented minorities
are encouraged to apply.

Please feel free to contact Lisa directly with any questions.

___________________

*M. Lisa Manning*| Associate Professor

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

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

*SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY*
syr.edu


8th January 2019 : Postdoc – soft matter theory – University of Oregon

Dear colleagues,

I'm looking for a postdoc to join my new research group
 in theoretical soft matter and
biophysics at the University of Oregon. We work on a variety of problems
 ranging from topological
phenomena in soft matter to evolutionary dynamics in populations with
spatial structure.

Please refer to the announcement
 for more details,
including how to apply. Applications received by *January 15, 2019* will
receive full consideration. Please email me at jpaulose@uoregon.edu
 if you have any questions.

Regards,
Jayson Paulose


28th December 2018 : Postdocs soft matter / bio / statmech; Tel Aviv


Postdoctoral positions on soft-mater physics, biophysics, and statistical-mechanics

for the following research groups from Tel Aviv University, Israel:
Roy Beck – roy@tauex.tau.ac.il  | http://www3.tau.ac.il/beck/  | 
Yael Roichman -  roichman@tauex.tau.ac.il  | https://m.tau.ac.il/~roichman/
Yoav Lahini - lahini@tauex.tau.ac.il  |  https://en-exact-sciences.tau.ac.il/profile/lahini
Applications should be submitted via email to the relevant PI and include a single

PDF containing:A cover letter, Curriculum vitae including a list of publications,
A short research statement (<1 page) describing how the candidate’s current achievements is correlated to the research he/she is applying for.
In addition, 3 recommendation letters should be sent directly from the recommender
to the relevant PIs.
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21st December 2018 : Postdoc between ENS Paris and ICTS-TIFR in Bangalore

Postdoctoral position between ENS in Paris and ICTS-TIFR in Bangalore

We are inviting applications for a postdoctoral position at the interface of
quantum statistical mechanics and open quantum systems.
The postdoc should hold Indian nationality. The deadline is Jan 15th 2019,
but applications may be considered after.
More information at https://sites.google.com/site/camillearon/job-openings [sites.google.com]

From Camille Aron (aron@lpt.ens.fr) & Manas Kulkarni (manas.kulkarni@icts.res.in)


21st December 2018 : Postdoc / University of Texas at Austin

Postdoctoral positions at University of Texas at Austin

Opportunities for postdocs in my research group at UT Austin to work on
theoretical/experimental projects at the intersection of data science and
the physics of equilibrium and out-of-equilibrium self-assembly.
 
These positions are supported by the National Science Foundation,
the Department of Energy, and the Robert A. Welch Foundation.
Please encourage outstanding candidates to contact me directly about these opportunities.

From Thomas M Truskett <truskett@che.utexas.edu>


21st December 2018 : Tenure track position in Theoretical and/or Computational Physics (Helsinki)

Tenure track position in Theoretical and/or Computational Physics (Aalto
University/ Helsinki, Finland)

Tenure track position in theoretical and/or computational physics at the Department

of Applied Physics in Aalto University School of Science
(https://Te.aalto.fi/department-of-applied-physics). The Department is
seeking to strengthen the areas of condensed matter and statistical physics
in particular, but excellent candidates from any field that complements
existing theoretical and experimental efforts are welcome.
Deadline for the applications is Feb 24, 2019 Finnish time.
For further information, please visit
http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/jobs/view/2142/.
From Alava Mikko <mikko.alava@aalto.fi>
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14th December 2018 : Postdocs Clemson + Northeastern

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Postdoctoral positions on computational biophysics at Clemson, South Carolina

One or two postdoc positions available (see http://dlab.clemson.edu/?page_id=103).
Looking for qualified candidates who are interested in computational modeling of biomolecules and molecular complexes.
From Feng Ding
Department of Physics and Astronomy
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Postdoctoral Position at Barabasi Lab

The lab of Professor Albert-László Barabási, together with the Network Science Institute
at Northeastern University and the Division of Network Medicine at Harvard University, is
looking for postdoctoral associates in the area of network science, science of science, and science of success. The appointment ideally starts in Summer 2019.
For a range of projects characterizing the lab see www.barabasilab.com. Our current work
spans the applications of network towards understanding human diseases, to quantifying
success in scientific careers, and understanding the fundamentals of network dynamics.
From Leary, Rachael"
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14th December 2018 : Poste MCF au LPMMC Grenoble

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Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:12:19 +0100 (CET)
From: Anna MINGUZZI
Cc: anna.minguzzi
Subject: annonce de poste MCF au LPMMC Grenoble

Chers Collègues

je voudrais vous informer de l’ouverture d’un poste MCF au Laboratoire de Physique et Modélisation des Milieux Condensés (LPMMC) à Grenoble au printemps 2019, au sujet de "Théorie et modélisation pour les
technologies quantiques", sec 28 du CNU. Le profil est très ouvert et inclura les thématiques suivantes: information quantique, simulation quantique, communication quantique, détection et métrologie
quantique, voir les détails ci-dessous.

Le LPMMC est un laboratoire de physique théorique de la matière condensée et physique quantique, organisé en trois axes de recherche (systèmes complexes, systèmes corrélés, systèmes mésoscopiques), avec une
forte tradition de collaboration avec les équipes expérimentales.

Nous encourageons le(la) candidat(e)s à prendre contact avec la directrice du laboratoire  anna.minguzzi@lpmmc.cnrs.fr 

Merci de donner ample diffusion à ce message.

Bien cordialement,
Anna Minguzzi

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Profil Recherche:

L’enseignant-chercheur recruté apportera au laboratoire LPMMC et au site grenoblois son expertise en méthodes théoriques novatrices – analytiques et/ou numériques (e.g. théorie des champs, fonction de Green,
approches mathématiques, solutions exactes, méthodes de Monte Carlo quantique, diagonalisation, Matrix Product State, machine learning). Il/elle développera une collaboration avec un ou des groupes
expérimentaux du site grenoblois. Il/elle travaillera dans l’un ou plusieurs des axes suivants :

Information quantique : qubits et leurs interactions, passage à l’échelle et fidélité d'un état quantique, mesures d'intrication, corrélations quantiques entre plusieurs qubits, distance entre les états
quantiques, purification d’un état quantique, protection de la décohérence, énergétique du calcul quantique, thermodynamique quantique, transport de chaleur.

Simulation quantique : transition de phases quantiques, effets des interactions, phases émergentes, particules quantiques dans un bain, applications aux différentes plateformes expérimentales comme les
chaînes de jonctions Josephson, systèmes optiques, atomes froids, polaritons, plasmons.

Communication quantique : communication avec des états non classiques, cryptographie quantique, protocoles d’échange de clé quantique, estimation de la capacité d’un canal de communication, rôle du désordre,
du bruit et des pertes.

Détection et métrologie quantique : réponse d’un système quantique à un champ appliqué, identification des nouvelles fonctionnalités basées sur l'avantage quantique, applications aux gravimètres, détecteurs
de rotation, de champ magnétique, de courant; protocoles de spectroscopie optique avec états non classiques.

Profil Enseignement:

L’UFR PhITEM a une partie importante de ses enseignements sur le domaine de la physique, avec une mention de licence et trois mentions de master dépendant de ce champ. Le ou la maître de conférences
recruté·e enseignera la physique générale (comme la mécanique, l'électromagnétisme, la thermodynamique, la physique quantique, la physique statistique … ) , au niveau licence et master. Il ou elle assurera
également des enseignements spécialisés dans le master mention Physique et dans le master mention Nanosciences et Nanotechnologies, dans les domaines de la nanophysique et de l’ingénierie quantique. Il ou
elle pourra aussi être amené à proposer des cours de haut niveau en école doctorale, et pourra proposer de nouvelles formations innovantes dans son domaine. Il est attendu que le candidat ou la candidate
puisse prendre progressivement des responsabilités dans le pilotage d’unités d’enseignement et dans la vie de l’UFR.


13th December 2018 : PhD positions in Soft Matter in the Department of Mathematics at University of Bristol

Dear All,

the Department of Mathematics at the University of Bristol invites
applicants for PhD positions to start in fall 2019.

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/2019/sci/phd-mathematics/

There is a strong theoretical Soft matter and Fluids group in the
department, which specialises in areas including active fluids and
materials, fluid singularities, crystallisation kinetics, water
anomalies, granular materials and finally the mechanics of cell sheets.

In addition, there are also number of active collaborations with
experimentalists in the departments of Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry,
Physiology, Neuroscience, and Biology in the group.

Potential supervisors in the area are:

Prof. Tanniemola Liverpool

Prof. Jens Eggers

Dr. Silke Henkes

Dr. John Russo

Dr. Rachel Bennett

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us in person.

To be considered for departmental funding, please apply before *Monday,
January 7 2019*.

Please circulate this advert to any students interested in applying for
a PhD position.

Yours sincerely,

Silke Henkes

on behalf of the Fluids and Materials group


13th December 2018 : University of Lisbon, Research Contract (Computational Biophysics)

A research contract will be available from February 1 2019 for a period
of 30 months to work in computational biophysics (simulations of protein
folding and aggregation) at the Faculty of
Sciences, University of Lisbon in the scope of the project Project
PhysBD: The Physical Basis of Disease: The case of Dialysis Related
Amyloidosis (ref . PTDC/FIS-OUT/28210/2017). This project is part of a
long-term collaboration between the group of Patrícia Faísca (Department
of Physics and BioISI Institute, University of Lisbon, PORTUGAL) and the
group of Eugene Shakhnovich (Department of Chemistry and Chemical
Biology, Harvard University).

Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in Physics, Chemistry or
related areas, and expertise in computational biophysics/computational
physics/statistical physics/ theoretical chemistry (or related fields).
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in Molecular
Dynamics and Monte Carlo methods. Please note that the PhD must have
been granted at least 3 years ago. More details on the work plan, as
well as full details of the online application procedure, evaluation
procedure, monthly allowance etc can be found in the following links:

English:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/sv7i9stgqcfy3kt/2663%20-%20EN_FCi%C3%AAncias.ID-2018-DL57-BioISI-12.pdf?dl=0

Portuguese:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/011uve8h4poiw41/2663%20-%20PT_FCi%C3%AAncias.ID-2018-DL57-BioISI-12.pdf?dl=0

Advertisement in the site eracareers:

http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspxtask=global&jobId=107257

For informal enquiries about the contract please contact Patrícia Faísca
(pffaisca@fc.ul.pt ).

*The call for applications is open until January 2 2019.*

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Patrícia F.N. Faísca, PhD
Assistant Professor & Group Leader
Department of Physics & BioISI - Integrative Sciences Institute
Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa
Campo Grande, Edificio C8, 1649-016 Lisboa, PORTUGAL
P: +351 21 7904819
F: +351 21 7954288
W: http://webpages.fc.ul.pt/~pffaisca/

"The physicists won't like me because I'm a renegade from physics...and
the chemists won't like me because I'm a physicist. And the biologists
won't like me because I do biology. And the mathematicians won't know
about me because I don't do mathematics" - C.P. Snow


12th December 2018 : Post-doct data science ENS Paris « Laplace Chair 2019 »


De: "Pierre-Simon Laplace" <laplacechair2019@gmail.com>
À: "Pierre-Simon Laplace" <laplacechair2019@gmail.com>
Envoyé: Mercredi 12 Décembre 2018 19:00:11
Objet: Fwd: Post-doctoral position in data science @ENS Paris "Laplace Chair 2019"

The Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS Paris) invites applications for a Junior Research Laplace chair in data science at the postdoctoral level, funded by CFM (Capital Fund Management) and the ENS. The chair is named after Pierre-Simon, marquis de Laplace, who between many accomplishments, was one of the early founders of statistical inference and data science.

The Laplace chair aims at recruiting outstanding candidates in all areas of data sciences including theoretical statistics, machine learning, optimization, signal processing, computer science, applied mathematics and statistical physics, or working on applications to other sciences such as physics, biology, medicine, social sciences or economics.
Appointments will be for two years with a possible extension for a third year. Salary is competitive and the positions are endowed with travel resources.
The successful candidate will carry out research in ENS. Applications should consist of a single file and be send before December 31th, 2018 by email to laplacechair2019@gmail.com.
- A cover letter ;
- A complete CV including a list of publications ;
- A research statement (maximum 4 pages in A4 format) taking into account possible interactions with research groups/faculty within the different department of ENS (Computer science, Mathematics, Cognitive science,  Physics, Biology, etc.) ;
- Three letters of recommendation from senior scientists, to be sent directly by email to laplacechair2019@gmail.com.
More information about the scientific environnement of this program can be found on the webpage of the Data Science Chair of the ENS at https://data-ens.github.io.
Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview (video conference) in mid-January 2019.


12th December 2018 : Postdoc in Condensed Matter Physics and Physical Biology at Harvard University

Dear Colleagues:  I may have one or more postdoc positions, starting
around September, 2019.   I'm looking for candidates with interests in
soft condensed matter, the physics of free-standing graphene or physical
biology.   If you know of outstanding candidates, please encourage them
to apply.

Their materials can be uploaded here:

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12567

Applications from women and minorities are particularly welcome.  
Harvard is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

with thanks and best wishes,   David Nelson

Liz Alcock
Faculty Assistant to Professors Demler, Halperin, Nelson, Sachdev, and
Vishwanath
Harvard University
Department of Physics
17 Oxford St., Lyman 324B
Cambridge, MA 02138
P. (617) 495-8852


12th December 2018 : Postdoc Ens Paris / Algorithms for Inference and Learning


De: "Florent KRZAKALA" <florent.krzakala@ens.fr>
À: "florent krzakala" <florent.krzakala@lps.ens.fr>
Envoyé: Mercredi 12 Décembre 2018 12:13:04
Objet: Postdoc positions in the SPHINX group in Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris

Dear friends and colleagues,
I would like to invite applications for postdoctoral positions in my group in Ecole Normale in Paris. More information on http://postdoc.krzakala.org/
The positions are funded by the ANR-FNS French-Swiss grant PAIL (PIs : Florent Krzakala ENS-Paris, Nicolas Macris EPFL-Lausanne). The appointments are intended to start anytime from now to in the fall of 2019 and will be for 2 years.
This project on Phase diagrams and Algorithms for Inference and Learning aims at developing a better theoretical understanding of the recent advances in machine learning and high-dimensional statistics that have had a tremendous impact but call for more principled, and ideally rigorous, justifications.
This goal will be pursued in this project by building on the fruitful interplay between statistical mechanics of disordered systems, discrete mathematics and computer science that has produced a number of important results in the related fields of constraint satisfaction problems and probabilistic inference. The project is developed with Guilhem Semerjian and in collaboration with Marc Mezard, Lenka Zdeborova (CEA Saclay) and many groups in the Parisian region.
This project places an emphasis on interdisciplinarity, and aims to achieve progress by bringing together postdocs with different scientific backgrounds. More specifically, the candidates can come from different areas (Statistics and probability, theoretical physics, signal processing, applied mathematics, statistical physics, information theory, machine learning and neural networks) and are expected to bring their expertise. Successful candidates will thus conduct a vigorous research program within the scope of the project.
The members of the group also keep close contacts with other researchers of the Ecole Normale Superieure, of the University Paris-Sud and of the CEA Saclay, all of them based closed by. The ENS is conveniently located in the very center of Paris. The positions are endowed with travel and computing resources.
Keywords: Probability and statistics, Machine Learning, Signal processing, information theory, graphical models, Bayesian inference, compressed sensing, error correcting codes, spatial coupling, Belief Propagation, Message Passing, Tomography. Statistical physics - glasses, spin glasses, random optimization problems, cavity method, replica method - c, c++, matlab, julia, python.
Deadline: Apply before Jan 15, 2019 
To apply, and for further information: florent.krzakala@ens.fr and http://postdoc.krzakala.org 
The candidates should send their detailed cv (including list of publication, presentations, citations etc.), and 1 page letter of motivation explaining why they want to work on this subject, what is their related experience, and present a short project. Preselected candidates should be ready to provide two letters of recommendation at a later stage. 


12th December 2018 : Postdoc Ens Paris Machine Learning


De: "Giulio Biroli" <giulio.biroli@lps.ens.fr>
À: "Giulio Biroli" <giulio.biroli@ens.fr>
Envoyé: Mercredi 12 Décembre 2018 10:46:06
Objet: Postdoc position on  "The Energy Landscape and Dynamics of Machine Learning Algorithms”  

Dear Colleagues,

Applications are invited to fill one postdoctoral fellowship on "The
Energy Landscape and Dynamics of Machine Learning Algorithms”, possibly starting in
the Fall 2019 (or earlier). The fellowship is for one year and is funded by the Simons 
collaboration "Cracking The Glass Problem”.

The successful candidate will work at ENS Paris under the supervision of Giulio Biroli. 


She/he will belong to a team based at ENS Paris and EPFL Lausanne 
led by Giulio Biroli and Matthieu Wyart working on statistical physics 
approaches to Deep Learning. 

Further information about the postdoctoral position is available on the website
https://scglass.uchicago.edu/postdoc-on-the-energy-landscape-and-dynamics-of-machine-learning-algorithms/

We would be grateful if you would bring this announcement
to the attention of strong, creative individuals with a background in 
statistical physics and/or machine learning and encourage them to apply.

The deadline for applications is January 15,  2019.

Sincerely,
Giulio Biroli 


7th December 2018 : Postdoc Simon Fraser University

Université Paris-Sud

Université Paris-Sud / CNRS


De: "bechhoef@sfu.ca" <johnb@sfu.ca>
À: "statphys27" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Vendredi 30 Novembre 2018 07:58:24
Objet: [info.statphys] Postdoctoral position at Simon Fraser University (Canada)

Dear Colleague:

I am writing to advertise a postdoctoral fellowship in theoretical / computational statistical physics, funded by an NIH R01 grant for a study on DNA replication.   The initial appointment will be for one year, starting September 1, 2019, and can be extended for two more years.  Please forward this announcement to any interested parties.  

My group has pioneered quantitative statistical modeling of DNA replication in cell populations.  New technology is giving information about replication in individual cells.  How much of the stochasticity seen in populations is due to different replication “programs” of individual cells?  The present position is funded as part of a collaboration with one of the leading biology groups in the world studying replication.  

The ideal candidate would have experience with computer programming, modeling of biological systems, statistical mechanics, and a PhD in a relevant field such as physics or biophysics, or an equivalent training.  But most important is intellectual curiosity, enthusiasm for research in this area, and an excellent track record in whatever field that has been pursued.  

The position will be based primarily at Simon Fraser University (SFU), which is just outside Vancouver, British Columbia.  The city is regularly ranked amongst the most livable in the world  with a wealth of cultures and amazing outdoor activities near by.  The position includes opportunities to interact with SFU’s active Biophysics and Soft Matter group

To apply, please send a CV, list of publications, and contact information (preferably in the form of email addresses) for two references to John Bechhoefer (johnb@sfu.ca).


Thank you in advance!
John Bechhoefer

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John Bechhoefer                                        Professor
tel. 778-782-5923/4                                    Dept. of Physics
fax  778-782-3592                                      Simon Fraser University
e-mail:  johnb 'at' sfu.ca                              Burnaby, BC  V5A 1S6
web:  http://www.sfu.ca/chaos/                   Canada
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7th December 2018 : Postdoc Austin



De: "Dave Thirumalai" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Vendredi 30 Novembre 2018 08:02:40
Objet: [info.statphys] looking for a postdoc

Dear Colleagues:
Looking for a postdoctoral fellow interested in glass transition problem and applications of statistical physics to biological problems.
Best Dave

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D. Thirumalai
Collie-Welch Regents Chair in Chemistry
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
TX 78712-1224
FAX 512-471-6835 
Tel: 512-475-6019

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7th December 2018 : Postdoc at Technion / statistical mechanics



De: "Guy Bunin" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Dimanche 2 Décembre 2018 18:15:41
Objet: [info.statphys] Postdoc position in statistical mechanics

The statistical mechanics / soft condensed matter group at the Technion physics department is looking for exceptional postdoctoral candidates. The group, consisting of Guy Bunin, Yariv Kafri, and Dov Levine, has a broad range of research
interests in systems far from equilibrium, including active matter, dynamics of interacting biological populations, and order and self-organization. We enjoy active collaborations with the strong experimental biophysics and theoretical hard condensed matter
groups in the department, and we encourage interactions.

 

Qualified candidates are requested to send a CV, a brief description of research interests, and three letters of reference to Yariv Kafri (yarivkafri@gmail.com).

 

Sincerely yours,

 

Guy Bunin, Yariv Kafri, and Dov Levine

 

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7th December 2018 : postdoc at Aalto

Université Paris-Sud

Université Paris-Sud / CNRS


De: "Alava Mikko" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Dimanche 2 Décembre 2018 18:04:39
Objet: [info.statphys] postdoc ad at Aalto

Dear colleague,

My group is looking for a post-doc candidate in the physics of fracture.

The activities of the group in this regard concern experiments on complexity of fracture mechanics and models / theory to account for observed phenomena.

The position is financed by an Academy of Finland grant on time-dependent fracture. The goals of the post-doc position may be tuned towards the strengths and interests of the person hired, and the aspects may include participation in the design and running of experiments, analyzing experimental data, and focusing in computational models including writing code. An essential
part is interacting with others in the group working in related areas.

The Complex Systems and Materials group is located in the Department of Applied Physics at the Aalto University, 10 km (15 min by metro) from Helsinki downtown. The duration of the position is 1+1 years. Post-doc candidates are expected to have a solid
knowledge in statistical physics, and have an interest in some mixture of non-equilibrium physics,
fracture, and complex systems.

Freeform, 1 page applications plus a CV and the contact info for 2-3 references should be sent by email to mikko.alava@aalto.fi by January 15th, 2019.

Best regards, Mikko Alava


7th December 2018 : Postdoc at SISSA


De: "Pasquale Calabrese" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Lundi 3 Décembre 2018 16:59:54
Objet: [info.statphys] Postdoctoral positions at SISSA

Dear Colleagues,

we would like to inform you that four postdoctoral positions within the
SISSA Statistical Physics Group are available starting in autumn 2019.
The positions have a total duration of two years and the successful candidates are expected 
to work on the general area of quantum field theory and statistical physics.
Some positions are fully funded within the European ERC project NEMO (New Entangled states of Matter Out of equilibrium) 
with PI Pasquale Calabrese and can be extended to three years. 
Short-listed candidates will be contacted to be informed on which positions they are considered. 


The scientific interests of the group include quantum and conformal integrable models,
tensor network calculations, entanglement in many-body systems,  cold atoms, 
classical and quantum non-equilibrium statistical physics, quantum quenches and thermalization, 
classical and quantum disorder systems.

A description of the research interests of the group and of the current members 
can be found at http://www.sissa.it/statistical/

We would be grateful if you bring these postdoctoral positions to the attention of potential strong candidates and encourage them to apply.

The application deadline is January 31, 2019, but earlier applications are encouraged.

Applications (which should include a CV with list of publications, a brief research statement, and the names of at least two referees) 
should be done via the Academic Jobs Online Service 

Best regards,

Pasquale


Prof. Pasquale Calabrese
Head of Statistical Physics PhD
SISSA - International School for Advanced Studies
via Bonomea 265,
34136 Trieste, Italy
Office: building A, room 519
Phone: +39 040 3787 288


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6th December 2018 : Postdoc – Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Center for Computational Molecular and Materials Science

Dear Colleagues,

Please distribute the following announcement to potentially interested
candidates:

The Sackler Center for Computational Molecular and Materials Science at
Tel Aviv University (http://thesacklercenter.tau.ac.il) is now receiving
applications for prestigious postdoctoral positions.

Postdoctoral fellows are expected to perform leading-edge computational
research focusing on the chemistry and physics of complex systems and to
interact with at least one, but preferably more of the following
research groups associated with the center:

Guy Cohen http://www.tau.ac.il/~gcohen
Oswaldo Dieguez http://www.eng.tau.ac.il/~dieguez
Moshe Goldstein http://www6.tau.ac.il/mgoldstein
Oded Hod http://www.tau.ac.il/~odedhod
Amir Natan http://www.eng.tau.ac.il/~amirn
Abraham Nitzan http://atto.tau.ac.il/~nitzan
Eran Rabani http://www.tau.ac.il/~rabani
Shlomi Reuveni http://shlomireuveni.weebly.com
Yair Shokef http://shokef.tau.ac.il
Michael Urbakh http://www.tau.ac.il/~urbakh1

Applicants should have recently completed their PhD thesis in a relevant
field, in an academic institute outside Israel, or expect to complete it
by March 2020.

Postdoctoral fellows joining the center are expected to start anytime
between October 2019 and March 2020. They will enjoy a two-year
appointment with Tel Aviv University's highest fellowship (currently,
with a net pay of 137,350 Israeli Shekels (NIS) per year), plus
relocation expenses (including arrival flights and if needed, temporary
housing). A personal allowance of 2000 USD/year will be given for travel
expenses.

Applications should be submitted online at
http://thesacklercenter.tau.ac.il/fellowships.html and should include a
single PDF containing:
- A cover letter.
- Curriculum vitae including a list of publications.
- A short research statement describing achievements so far as well as
plans for future research.

In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to
tsc@tau.ac.il:
- From the applicant's PhD advisor.
- From an established scientist who has personal acquaintance with the
applicant.
- From an established scientist who has personal acquaintance with the
applicant and is not from the institute where the applicant completed
her/his PhD.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. For
primary consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply before
February 1st, 2019.

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Yair Shokef
School of Mechanical Engineering
Tel-Aviv University
http://shokef.tau.ac.il


30th November 2018 : postdoc, interface of statistical physics and ecology


De: "Jon Machta" <machta@physics.umass.edu>
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Jeudi 29 Novembre 2018 19:50:44
Objet: [info.statphys] postdoc position available at the interface of statistical physics and ecology

Dear colleagues,

Alan Hastings, Karen Abbott and I are seeking a
postdoc to work on problems at the interface between statistical
physics and theoretical spatial ecology.  This position will be
supported by our recently awarded NSF grant, RoL:FELS:RAISE: Integrating
statistical physics and nonlinear dynamics to understand
emergent synchrony and phase transitions in biological systems
.  The ideal individual will
have expertise in statistical physics including computational
methods and the theory of phase transitions, as well as some
experience with models of biological systems, particularly spatial
ecological systems.  The
position will be based at UC Davis and there will be opportunities
to spend time both at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
(Machta) and at Case Western Reserve University (Abbott).

The ideal start date will be between July 1,
2019 and September 1, 2019.  The
initial term will be 1 year with extension for up to two more
years with satisfactory performance. 
Salary and benefits are competitive.  The University of California
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong
institutional commitment to the development of a climate that
supports equality of opportunity and respect for diversity.

Responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the PI’s, the postdoc
will develop and analyze models inspired by statistical physics to
describe the dynamics of spatially coupled oscillating ecological
systems and use these models to understand data from ecological
systems.

How to
apply:

Email a
cover letter describing your background and interests in the
position, cv, and contact information for 3 references to Alan
Hastings (amhastings@ucdavis.edu).  The position is open until
filled.

Sincerely,

Jon Machta

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30th November 2018 : 2 postdoc positions at UPC Barcelona


De: "Romualdo Pastor-Satorras" <romualdo.pastor@upc.edu>
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Mercredi 28 Novembre 2018 15:06:43
Objet: [info.statphys] 2 postdoc positions available at UPC Barcelona

Dear colleague,
I would greatly appreciate if you could pass this information to anybody that might be interested. Apologies in advance for any cross-posting.
I am currently offering two postdoctoral positions to work in my research group in the fields of complex systems and complex networks. The positions are located at the Department of Physics of Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain.
The possible topics of research for the positions are the following:
- Dynamical transitions in reaction-diffusion processes on complex networks
- Dynamical processes in non-Markovian temporal networks
- Topological and temporal fluctuations in networks
- Cooperative phenomena in social and ecological systems
The expected tasks to perform will involve the application of statistical mechanics and stochastic processes methods, as well as numerical simulations.
Candidates are expected to have a completed PhD. Strong theoretical and /or programming skills will be valued.
To apply, please send a CV, a publication list, a description of research experience and interests, and contact information for two potential referees to romualdo.pastor@upc.edu
The two positions offered are for 1 and 2 years, respectively, with the standard postdoc salary at Spanish Universities. Deadline for application is 15th of December 2018. The selected candidates are expected to start in the positions during the first term of 2019.  
Additional information can be requested at the email address romualdo.pastor@upc.edu.
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Dr. Romualdo Pastor-Satorras
Departament de Fisica
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Campus Nord, Modul B4
Carrer Jordi Girona 1-3         
08034 Barcelona, Spain                
                       

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30th November 2018 : Postdoc, Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research



De: "Filippo Radicchi" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Jeudi 29 Novembre 2018 18:08:01
Objet: [info.statphys] Postdoctoral Fellow in Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research

Position Summary

The Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research (CNetS.indiana.edu) has one open postdoctoral position to study critical processes in networks of networks. The appointment starts in February 2019 for one year and is renewable for another year, subject to funding and performance. The salary is competitive and benefits are generous.
The postdoc will join a dynamic and interdisciplinary team that includes computer, physical, and cognitive scientists. The postdoc will work with Prof. Filippo Radicchi (homes.soic.indiana.edu/filiradi/).


Basic Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Physics or Applied Mathematics; a strong background in analysis and modeling of complex systems and networks; and solid programming skills necessary to handle big data and develop large scale simulations.
Instructions
For best consideration apply by December 31, 2018 at 
https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/7112
Interested applicants should upload a letter of interest, a CV and names and email addresses for three professional references using this application portal. Ideal start date for position: February 15, 2019

Contact Information
Filippo Radicchi at filiradi@indiana.edu


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Filippo Radicchi
Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research
School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Indiana University
919 E 10th. Str., 47408 Bloomington, IN
Informatics West, Room 301
E-mail: filiradi@indiana.edu
Home page: http://homes.soic.indiana.edu/filiradi/

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30th November 2018 : Postdoc Deep Dynamics Group / Centre for Human and Machine Intelligence, Frankfurt



De: "Jan Nagler" <jnagler@ethz.ch>
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Vendredi 23 Novembre 2018 10:10:48
Objet: [info.statphys] Postdoctoral opening at Deep Dynamics Group / Centre for Human and Machine Intelligence, Frankfurt

Dear Colleagues,

For a truly cross-disciplinary research project, there is an opening for a postdoctoral researcher who will be fully funded by the InsurTech company Air (www.myair.io)The candidate will closely collaborate with Prof. Giustiziero and Prof. Klingebiel (Strategy and Behavioral Economics) as well as with Prof. Elsaesser and my group (Centre for Human and Machine Intelligence and Deep Dynamics Group) at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. We seek a candidate with a PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or a related field and a clear mastery of quantitative research methods, such as numerical modelling, machine learning, and big data. He or she will be involved in the development of an automotive insurance platform, working on the analysis of geolocalized time series of customer driving data. The focus will be on identifying behavioral patterns and designing interventions to encourage safer driving. Work will start at the candidate's earliest convenience.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your CV, sample papers, and the contact information of at least two references by email to Roberta Addeo at careers@myair.io.

For further information, please contact me (j.nagler@fs.de) or Prof. Giustiziero (g.giustiziero@fs.de).

Please submit your CV, sample papers, and the contact information of at least two references by email to Roberta Addeo at careers@myair.io.    

Air and the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management are equal-opportunities employers and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds.


I appreciate any help to pass on this announcement to suitable candidates, colleagues or your department's notice boards.
Jan Nagler


jan nagler
head, deep dynamics group
member, centre for human and machine intelligence
associate professor, frankfurt school
vice chair, physics of socio-economic systems division of the german physical society

how not to use autonomous systems? how to beat optimal ZD strategies? 
how to control percolation with limited resources? what is a pertinent phenospace 
in shared antibiotic resistance? what else?
Phys. Rev. Lett. 120: 058101 (2018)—unfair evolutionary dynamics from fluctuating payoffs
Phys. Rev. Lett. 120: 248302 (2018)—how to explain explosive globalization?
Towards Digital Enlightenment (2018)— how to extend asimov’s laws of robotics?
Phys. Rev. E 98: 022408 (2018) — anomalous network growth and the origin of life
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118: 088301 (2017)—universality classes in complex contagion?
Nature Commun. 7: 10441 (2016)—why core peripheries in world aviation and other networks?
Nature Physics 11: 531 (2015)—mechanisms and features of anomalous percolation 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112: 155701 (2014)—how transition cascades announce percolation
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112: 228101 (2014)—network dynamics of earth’s biodiversity 
Nature Commun. 3: 2222 (2013)—crackling noise in discontinuous percolation
Phys. Rev. X 2: 031009 (2012) —continuous percolation from stochastic devil’s staircases
Nature Physics 7: 265 (2011) —impact of single links in competitive percolation
Nature 479: 153 (2011)Nature Physics 7: 930 (2011)Science 334: 1183 (2011)
scaling laws of being off; and Nature 455: 434 (2008)—how random are dice?

http://www.nld.ds.mpg.de/~jan/








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30th November 2018 : Postdoc – statistical physics and ecology – UMass Amherst

Dear colleagues,

Alan Hastings, Karen Abbott and I are seeking a postdoc to work on
problems at the interface between statistical physics and theoretical
spatial ecology.This position will be supported by our recently awarded
NSF grant, /RoL:FELS:RAISE: Integrating statistical physics and
nonlinear dynamics to understand emergent synchrony and phase
transitions in biological systems/.The ideal individual will have
expertise in statistical physics including computational methods and the
theory of phase transitions, as well as some experience with models of
biological systems, particularly spatial ecological systems.The position
will be based at UC Davis and there will be opportunities to spend time
both at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (Machta) and at Case
Western Reserve University (Abbott).

The ideal start date will be between July 1, 2019 and September 1,
2019.The initial term will be 1 year with extension for up to two more
years with satisfactory performance.Salary and benefits are
competitive.The University of California is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional
commitment to the development of a climate that supports equality of
opportunity and respect for diversity.

*Responsibilities:*

Under the guidance of the PI’s, the postdoc will develop and analyze
models inspired by statistical physics to describe the dynamics of
spatially coupled oscillating ecological systems and use these models to
understand data from ecological systems.

*How to apply:*

Email a cover letter describing your background and interests in the
position, cv, and contact information for 3 references to Alan Hastings
(amhastings@ucdavis.edu) .The position
is open until filled.

Sincerely,

Jon Machta


28th November 2018 : Faculty position in Computational Biology at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Dear Colleague,

At the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), we have an
opening for an Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor
position in the broad field of Computational Biology. The environment
and conditions are highly attractive.

The detailed add can be found here:
https://professeurs.epfl.ch/page-158757-fr.html

I would appreciate if you could pass this on to potential candidates.

Thank you very much,
Felix Naef


28th November 2018 : Junior faculty position in Theoretical Biological Physics at Northeastern University

Dear Colleagues,

This email is to let you know of an ongoing search to fill a junior
faculty position in Theoretical Biological Physics at Northeastern
University. The position is to be hosted in the Physics or
Bioengineering Department.

We would appreciate it if you could please forward this email to
potential candidates.

The position description is appended below and interested candidates
should apply online at:

http://apptrkr.com/1323748

Assistant Professor - Physics/Bioengineering - Northeastern University

The Departments of Physics and Bioengineering at Northeastern University
invite applications for an Assistant Professor level position in
Theoretical Biological Physics to begin Fall 2019. This search focuses
on the application of theoretical and computational methods to the
understanding of living systems. Specific subareas to be considered
include (but are not limited to): systems biology modeling; cellular and
multicellular mechanics; genome structure and its functional
consequences; morphogenesis and developmental biology; computation by
biological networks including the dynamics of immunity and the neural
system; and evolutionary/ecological processes. We seek individuals who
can develop and apply innovative approaches to unravel unsolved
mysteries of the living state both at the single cell and multicellular
scales and who can thereby develop successful strategies to perturb that
state for biomedical or biotechnological purposes. The individual hired
for this position will become a member of whichever of these two
departments is deemed most appropriate and will interact with the strong
research groups in this area already present at Northeastern and its
neighboring institutions.

Qualifications:

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Physics, Bioengineering or a
closely related field prior to the start date. Candidates must have at
least one-year postdoctoral experience in an appropriate area of
theoretical biological physics. Individuals who already have
tenure-track faculty positions may apply and be considered for an
advanced assistant professor level slot.

Best regards,

------------------------------------------------------------
Dapeng "Max" Bi
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Northeastern University


LPTMS PhD Proposal: Models and Time Series Analysis for Human Sports Performance

Responsable: Thorsten Emig + 33 (0)1 69 15 31 80

This project is directed to students with a strong background in quantitative methods from statistical physics, and ideally some knowledge of machine learning, computational physiology and statistical analysis of large data. Interest in sports performance would be useful. Expected are both analytical and computer programming
skills.

Models for human sports performances of various complexities and underlying principles have been proposed, often combining data from world record performances and bio-energetic facts of human physiology. For running, we were the first to derive an observed logarithmic scaling between world record running speeds and times from basic principles of metabolic power supply. We showed that various female and male record performances (world, national) and also personal best performances of individual runners for distances from 800m to the marathon are excellently described by our approach, with mean errors of (often much) less than 1%.

Main goal of this thesis project is the data-driven modeling of physiological and biomechanical processes in endurance sports, in particular running. The physiological and mechanical response of humans to exercise constitutes a complex system that involves many dynamical variables. Examples are the beat-to-beat intervals between heart beats, oxygen uptake, and stride frequency to name a few. These variables show inherent fluctuations that can be correlated.

Time series analysis can be used to detect these correlations which can show fractal scaling. This has been demonstrated for patients with cardiac diseases by Goldberger (see references below). Methods include detrended fluctuation analysis (DFA), multifractal DFA, EMD, multiscale entropy, and transfer entropy.

Models for complex physiological systems shall be constructed by learning from data. For example, running performance has been studied using recent advances in machine learning (see reference by Blythe and Kiraly). One aspect of this project is to apply machine learning to complex physiological data for endurance exercise and compare the so obtained results to findings from other methods.

This project potentially involves collaborations with Prof. A. Goldberger (Harvard Medical School) and Prof. E. Räsänen (TUT, Finland).

The official application can be found on the web site of Ecole Doctorale at https://www.edpif.org/fr/recrutement/prop.php

You can also contact me directly at thorsten.emig@u-psud.fr or at 01.69.15.31.80.

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27th November 2018 : Postdoc – data-driven modeling – ENS Paris

Dear colleague,

We are looking for a post-doc candidate at the crossroad of statistical
physics, machine learning, and computational biology, interested in the
theoretical and applied aspect of data-driven modeling.

Thanks to recent progress in machine learning, machine learning can be
used to establish models of complex systems, which remain out of reach
with standard first-principle methods. The goal of the post doctoral
project will be two-fold:

(1) develop unsupervised machine learning tools and apply statistical
physics methods and concepts to better understand how these methods
operate and learn from data. Different unsupervised architectures will be
studied and compared, including Boltzmann Machines, Restricted Boltzmann
Machines, and (Variational) Autoencoders.

(2) apply these methods to model proteins from sequence data, with special
emphasis on the prediction of mutational effects and mutational paths in
the trypsin enzyme, in connection with high-throughput experiments by C.
Nizak and O. Rivoire at College de France.

The post-doc will be located in the Department of Physics at the Ecole
Normale Superieure in Paris, under the supervision of S. Cocco and R.
Monasson. The duration of the position is of two years. Post-doc
candidates are expected to have solid knowledge in statistical physics,
inference methods and data analysis, and both analytical and computer
programming skills. Moreover he/she should have a deep interest and
possibly a previous experience in computational biology and/or
bioinformatics.

Applications should be sent by email to cocco@lps.ens.fr or
monasson@lpt.ens.fr by January 15, 2018.

Please help us distribute this announcement.

best regards,
Simona Cocco and Rémi Monasson


23rd November 2018 : Postdoc data-driven modeling / Ens Paris


De: cocco@lps.ens.fr
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Mardi 20 Novembre 2018 13:04:08
Objet: [info.statphys] Postdoc in data-driven modeling: theory and applications

Dear colleague,

We are looking for a post-doc candidate at the crossroad of statistical
physics, machine learning, and computational biology, interested in the
theoretical and applied aspect of data-driven modeling.

Thanks to recent progress in machine learning, machine learning can be
used to establish models of complex systems, which remain out of reach
with standard first-principle methods. The goal of the post doctoral
project will be two-fold:

(1) develop unsupervised machine learning tools and apply statistical
physics methods and concepts to better understand how these methods
operate and learn from data. Different unsupervised architectures will be
studied and compared, including Boltzmann Machines, Restricted Boltzmann
Machines, and (Variational) Autoencoders.

(2) apply these methods to model proteins from sequence data, with special
emphasis on the prediction of mutational effects and mutational paths in
the trypsin enzyme, in connection with high-throughput experiments by C.
Nizak and O. Rivoire at College de France.

The post-doc will be located in the Department of Physics at the Ecole
Normale Superieure in Paris, under the supervision of S. Cocco and R.
Monasson. The duration of the position is of two years. Post-doc
candidates are expected to have solid knowledge in statistical physics,
inference methods and data analysis, and both analytical and computer
programming skills. Moreover he/she should have a deep interest and
possibly a previous experience in computational biology and/or
bioinformatics.

Applications should be sent by email to cocco@lps.ens.fr or
monasson@lpt.ens.fr by January 15, 2018.

Please help us distribute this announcement.

best regards,
Simona Cocco and Rémi Monasson

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20th November 2018 : Junior post-doc Dublin Theoretical Physics


De: "Denjoe O'Connor" <denjoe@stp.dias.ie>
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Lundi 19 Novembre 2018 23:07:41
Objet: [info.statphys] Junior post-doctoral scholarships in Theoretical Physics

Dear Colleagues,
                I would appreciate it if you bring these postdoctoral
opportunities to the attention of suitably qualified candidates.

Thank you,
with best wishes,
Denjoe.
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Junior post-doctoral scholarships in Theoretical Physics

The School of Theoretical Physics of the Dublin Institute for Advanced
Studies invites applications for two junior post-doctoral scholarships
in theoretical physics. Applicants should have a proven research record
in one of the School's areas of research interest.

https://www.dias.ie/stp/

Closing date for applications is November 23rd 2018.

Please apply by ensuring that a CV, research statement,
list of publications and  that three letters of recommendation
are submitted via the DIAS website:

https://jobs.stp.dias.ie/

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20th November 2018 : Postdoc / frustrated quantum magnetism / PSI Villigen


De: "Markus Müller" <Markus.Mueller@psi.ch>
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Vendredi 16 Novembre 2018 15:56:51
Objet: [info.statphys] Postdoc position in frustrated quantum magnetism

Dear Colleagues


We are inviting young scientist to apply for a postdoctoral position in frustrated quantum magnets at the Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland. The position is associated to a joint theory & experimental project on

Probing and tuning frustrated quantum magnets with nuclear spins

We are looking for a candidate with a strong background in the theory of frustrated quantum magnetism, who enjoys close exchange with experimentalists.

For more information please refer to the attached announcement or contact Markus Müller, Markus.Mueller@psi.ch.

 

__________________________________

Dr. Markus Müller
Senior Scientist
Condensed Matter Theory Group
Coordinator of PSI Colloquia
Paul Scherrer Institut
Forschungsstrasse 111
WHGA/136
CH-5232 Villigen PSI
Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)56 310 44 30 
       +41 (0)79 558 15 69
Fax: +41 (0)56 310 31 31
web: http://www.psi.ch/cmt/markus-mueller


.

See Attachement : QSpinLiquids_and_NuclearSpins_Announcement.pdf


20th November 2018 : Professor in Physics – Sapienza University of Rome

Call for interest
Professor in Physics (Sapienza University of Rome)

The Physics Department of Sapienza University of Rome invites
applications for academic openings at the Associate and/or Full
Professor level from any fields in Physics covered through a direct call
procedure. The Department of Physics has strong research groups in a
number of fields with a wide range of interests. The Department of
Physics is seeking established scientists with an outstanding record of
high impact research, excellence and leadership. The successful
candidate will be expected to actively contribute to the department’s
academic program, its strategy and governance, as well as providing
scientific leadership and to participate in large-scale grant applications.

The Direct Calls program of the Italian Ministry of Education,
Universities and Research (MIUR), provides opportunities to fund
academic positions to scientists and scholars having worked abroad with
an equivalent position for at least three years, or to recipients of ERC
grants.

More details about Direct Calls and eligibility criteria can be found at
http://www.phys.uniroma1.it/fisica/node/9835

Applications must be submitted electronically at
directcalls.fisica@uniroma1.it .
Applicants are requested to submit a brief CV, a list of publications
and a research statement. Candidates are encouraged to apply by January
14, 2019.

The Department of Physics is committed to increasing the gender balance
of its faculty and particularly welcomes applications from qualified women.

--

Prof. Irene Giardina
Dept. of Physics & ISC-CNR, Sapienza University of Rome
P.le A. Moro 2, 00185 Rome, Italy
tel: +39 49913515 www.cobbs.it


LPTMS PhD Proposal: Amorphous materials under stress

Responsable:

Alberto ROSSO + 33 (0)1 69 15 31 79

Most of the materials employed in our everyday life have the amorphous structure of a collection of randomly packed particles. Their density and the strength of their interactions strongly depend on the material and are at the origin of a large spectrum of physical properties, much richer than the one of cristalline matter.
For example, under shear, gels and foams can flow as liquids, while glasses and ceramics break into solid pieces. Today we know that these behaviours are the macroscopic manifestations of genuine dynamical phase transitions anticipated by sudden reorganisations called avalanches. Avalanches are recorded at very different scales, from the micrometers of plastic readjustments to the kilometres of huge earthquakes. In analogy with what we know for equilibrium, these divergent scales indicate universality and strong fluctuations, but the dynamical transition of driven systems are much richer and mysterious due to effect of the preparation and to the temporal correlations.

In this thesis we will study the avalanche dynamics of amorphous matter using the tools developed in the context of disordered systems and the statistics of rare events. Connections with (many) body localisation physics will be explored.


13th November 2018 : Postdoc – mathematical modeling of biological networks – Grenoble

Dear All,

There is an opening of a postdoctoral position at University
Grenoble-Alpes (eric.fanchon@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr) for a talented
young scientist that will develop an interdisciplinary activity on the
modeling of biological networks. More details are given below and in the
attached document.
Please forward this opportunity to the attention of any suitable candidates.

Postdoctoral position in mathematical modeling of biological networks

*Title*Dynamic modeling of iron-linked redox perturbations in Acute
Myeloid Leukemia

*Context*Acute Myeloid Leukemia are a class of deadly hematopoietic
diseases with an astonishing large variety of driver mutations.
Diagnosis usually occurs during a blast crisis whereby leukemic clones
escape the bone marrow and invade peripheral blood. The general
objective of the project, funded by the french /Plan Cancer/ (/Cancer
Systems Biology/ program), is to sort out the main molecular differences
between normal and leukemic cells so as to identify new and innovative
therapeutic targets.

*Project*The successful candidate will be in charge of developing models
of energy-related networks involved in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).
Several modules are envisioned, such as iron homeostasis, control of
cell cycle, hypoxia responsive network.

New computational methods to perform /set-based simulations/ will be
developed in collaboration with one of the partners of the project
(Verimag lab). We use these techniques to cope with the large
uncertainties in model parameters. Recent methods for model reduction
will be assessed, and possibly new ones developped. He/she will also
interact with biologists to integrate experimental data generated in the
frame of the project, and extract biological knowledge from the models.

*Profile * Good knowledge in at least some of the following topics:
numerical methods, optimization, modeling methods (sensitivity analysis,
parameter inference), bayesian statistics.

Good programming skills (in e.g. python, julia). Basic knowledge of
molecular biology is desirable. A previous interdisciplinary experience
in connection with biology would be a plus.

*Scientific environment*The successful candidate will be part of an
interdisciplinary consortium called ‘Dynamical Modeling of LAMs’
involving four labs and gathering biologists, physicians, modellers,
computer scientists, and physicists.

She/He will also benefit from the excellent scientific environment of
the TIMC-IMAG laboratory (CNRS & UGA) which gathers scientists and
clinicians towards the use of computer science and applied mathematics
for understanding and controlling normal and pathological processes in
biology and healthcare. The TIMC-IMAG laboratory is located in Grenoble,
one of the biggest academic cities in France, with the French Alps nearby.

*Duration* 21 months

*Application* Send your CV, a motivation letter, and the name of two
references to Eric Fanchon, eric.fanchon@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr

Eric Fanchon
CNRS Research associate
TIMC-IMAG lab
Université Grenoble Alpes, France

See Attachement : postdoc-announcement-fanchon-2018.pdf


10th November 2018 : Postdoc positions – Physics of active matter – University of Chile (Santiago)

We invite interested young researchers to apply for postdoc positions
available at the group “Millennium Nucleus Physics of Active Matter” at
the Physics department of the University of Chile (Santiago). The
applicants should have a strong training in physics or disciplines
related to the project (see below) with skills in theoretical, numerical
and/or experimental research. The selected candidates will participate
in an open work atmosphere of collaboration between theoreticians and
experimentalists working in different problems related to the “Physics
of Active Matter”. We are particularly interested in developing:
1-Stochastic Thermodynamics and other theoretical approaches for active
matter and non-equilibrium systems in general. 2-Experimental techniques
for the study of bacterial suspensions in microfluidic devices.
3-Simulations of bacterial suspensions, active tissues, or active
colloids. More information can be found in
http://activematter.dfi.uchile.cl/en/ or in the personal web pages of
the principal investigators: Felipe Barra
(http://www.dfi.uchile.cl/team/felipe_barra/) María Luisa Cordero
(http://www.dfi.uchile.cl/~mcordero/) Rodrigo Soto
(http://www.dfi.uchile.cl/~rsoto/) Financial support from our side is
committed for one year and will be extended yearly upon agreement
between the two parties. In consist in a monthly salary of 1.770.000
Chilean pesos (2800 USD approx). Operational expenses and expenses
associated to conferences (such as plane tickets, etc.) can be covered
from our research budget. Candidates should send a CV, research
interests, and the names and contact information of 2-3 researches that
can provide references to prof. Felipe Barra, fbarra@dfi.uchile.cl.
For any further information, please feel free to contact Felipe Barra,
fbarra@dfi.uchile.cl


9th November 2018 : Postdoc / condensed matter / Bogotá

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Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 21:49:20 +0000
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To: "info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr"
Subject: [info.statphys] postdoc in condensed matter physics at Universidad de
los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia)

Dear collegues,

 

The Department of Physics, at Universidad de los Andes (Uniandes), Bogotá, Colombia, invites applicants for a postdoctoral position at the Condensed Matter Physics Group.

 

Uniandes is a private university which strives for excellence in both teaching and research, currently ranked in QS in the list of top ten Latin American universities. The physics department has active
undergraduate, master and doctoral programs with excellent computing and lab facilities. More information about the department and the group can be found at:

http://fisica.uniandes.edu.co

and

https://fimaco.uniandes.edu.co/

 A Ph.D. degree in Physics with experimental and/or theoretical experience on condensed matter physics, material science, statistical physics, device physics or related areas is required. Apart from their
research activities, the applicants are expected to teach one course per semester in Introductory Physics.

Interested applicants should apply online at:

http://fisicaconvocatoriasp.uniandes.edu.co

by uploading their curriculum vitae, and arranging to have one reference submitted through the platform. Please indicate the preferred line of research and the professor the applicant would be interested in
working with. The professor should be chosen from the list currently working at the condensed matter physics group

https://fimaco.uniandes.edu.co/

Dr. Gabriel Tellez

Profesor Titular

Departamento de Fisica

Universidad de los Andes

Tel: (571) 3 394949 ext 2749

Fax: (571) 3 324516

http://wwwprof.uniandes.edu.co/~gtellez/

 

 


9th November 2018 : Postdoc / Active matter / Chile

Emmanuel

Emmanuel Trizac

Professeur, Membre de l'Institut Universitaire de France
Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modèles Statistiques
Bat 100, Université Paris-Sud / CNRS, 91405 Orsay Cedex (France)
URL : http://www.lptms.u-psud.fr/membres/trizac/index.html
Tel. : 33 1 69 15 73 39

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To: "statphys27 (statphys27@df.uba.ar via info.statphys Mailing List)"

Subject: [info.statphys] Postdoc positions: Physics of active matter

We invite interested young researchers to apply for postdoc positions available at the group “Millennium Nucleus Physics of Active Matter” at the Physics department of the University of Chile (Santiago). The applicants should have a strong training in physics or disciplines related to the project (see below) with skills in theoretical, numerical and/or experimental research. The selected candidates will participate in an open work atmosphere of collaboration between theoreticians and experimentalists working in different problems related to the “Physics of Active Matter”.

We are particularly interested in developing:

1-Stochastic Thermodynamics and other theoretical approaches for active matter and non-equilibrium systems in general.
2-Experimental techniques for the study of bacterial suspensions in microfluidic devices.
3-Simulations of bacterial suspensions, active tissues, or active colloids.

More information can be found in http://activematter.dfi.uchile.cl/en/ or in the personal web pages of the principal investigators:
Felipe Barra (http://www.dfi.uchile.cl/team/felipe_barra/)
María Luisa Cordero (http://www.dfi.uchile.cl/~mcordero/)
Rodrigo Soto (http://www.dfi.uchile.cl/~rsoto/)

Financial support from our side is committed for one year and will be extended yearly upon agreement between the two parties. In consist in a monthly salary of 1.770.000 Chilean pesos (2800 USD approx). Operational expenses and expenses associated to conferences (such as plane tickets, etc.) can be covered from our research budget.

Candidates should send a CV, research interests, and the names and contact information of 2-3 researches that can provide references to prof. Felipe Barra, fbarra@dfi.uchile.cl.

For any further information, please feel free to contact Felipe Barra, fbarra@dfi.uchile.cl


9th November 2018 : Postdoc – condensed matter physics – Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia)

Dear collegues,

The Department of Physics, at Universidad de los Andes (Uniandes),
Bogotá, Colombia, invites applicants for a postdoctoral position at the
Condensed Matter Physics Group.

Uniandes is a private university which strives for excellence in both
teaching and research, currently ranked in QS in the list of top ten
Latin American universities. The physics department has active
undergraduate, master and doctoral programs with excellent computing and
lab facilities. More information about the department and the group can
be found at:

http://fisica.uniandes.edu.co

and

https://fimaco.uniandes.edu.co/

A Ph.D. degree in Physics with experimental and/or theoretical
experience on condensed matter physics, material science, statistical
physics, device physics or related areas is required. Apart from their
research activities, the applicants are expected to teach one course per
semester in Introductory Physics.

Interested applicants should apply online at:

http://fisicaconvocatoriasp.uniandes.edu.co

by uploading their curriculum vitae, and arranging to have one reference
submitted through the platform. Please indicate the preferred line of
research and the professor the applicant would be interested in working
with. The professor should be chosen from the list currently working at
the condensed matter physics group

https://fimaco.uniandes.edu.co/

Dr. Gabriel Tellez
Profesor Titular
Departamento de Fisica
Universidad de los Andes
Tel: (571) 3 394949 ext 2749
Fax: (571) 3 324516

http://wwwprof.uniandes.edu.co/~gtellez/


LPTMS PhD Proposal: Quantum entanglement in fermionic systems via random matrix theory

Responsables:

Satya MAJUMDAR + 33 (0)1 69 15 64 65

Grégory SCHEHR + 33 (0)1 69 15 76 41

During the last few years, it has been shown that non-interacting fermions in presence of a trap can be studied using the powerful techniques of random matrix theory, and more generally of determinantal point processes. This toolbox allowed to study analytically the interplay between quantum and thermal fluctuations in challenging physical situations where standard approaches of many-body physics, like the Local Density Approximation, fail.

Currently, there is an intense activity, both experimental and theoretical, concerning the relation between quantum entanglement and the thermodynamic entropy in many-body quantum systems. Many results remain currently conjectural. In this project, we would like to explore these questions, for instance the quantum entanglement at finite temperature, in a class of solvable models of trapped fermions, that are known to be related to RMT models at zero temperature.


LPTMS PhD Proposal: Extreme Value Statistics in Stochastic Processes

Responsables:

Satya MAJUMDAR + 33 (0)1 69 15 64 65

Grégory SCHEHR + 33 (0)1 69 15 76 41

The extreme value statistics in stochastic processes is a subject of growing interest with applications from climate science to finance. Given a stochastic time-series over a given time interval [0,t], the typical questions are: what is the statistics of the maximum (or minimum) value of the process in this time window, at what time the maximum (or the minimum) is achieved, what is the time gap between the maximum and minimum etc.? Even for simple stochastic processes such as a one dimensional Brownian motion, these questions are often nontrivial. In the thesis, these questions would be addressed for a Brownian motion to start with, and progressively other types of stochastic processes would be studied.


LPTMS PhD Proposal: Mean field games

Responsable: Denis ULLMO + 33 (0)1 69 15 74 76

Mean field games present a new area of research at the boundary between applied mathematics,‭ ‬social sciences,‭ ‬engineering sciences and physics.‭ ‬It has been initiated a decade ago by Pierre-Louis Lions‭ (‬recipient of the‭ ‬94‭ ‬Fields medal‭) ‬and Jean-Michel Lasry as a new and promising tool to study many problem of social sciences,‭ ‬and with an explicit mention of the influence of concepts coming from physics‭ (‬the notion of‭ “‬mean field approximation‭”)‬.‭ ‬This field has since then grown significantly,‭ ‬and after a period where mainly stylized models where introduced,‭ ‬we witness now the appearance of‭ (‬necessarily more involved‭) ‬mean field game models closer to practical applications in finance,‭ ‬vaccination policies,‭ ‬or energy management through smart electronics.

Up to now,‭ ‬the development of Mean Field Games has mainly originated from the mathematics and economic communities.‭ ‬Mean Field Games theory is,‭ ‬however,‭ ‬by essence a multi-disciplinary field for which the input of physicists is much needed.‭ ‬Indeed,‭ ‬as important as they are,‭ ‬the studies of internal consistency and the numerical schemes developed by mathematicians cannot replace the deeper
understanding of the behavior of these models,‭ ‬obtained in particular through powerful approximation schemes,‭ ‬that physicists‭ (‬and essentially only them‭) ‬know how to provide.

For physicists a good‭ “‬entry point‭” ‬to the problematic of Mean Field Games is through the formal,‭ ‬but deep,‭ ‬connection between Mean Field Games and the nonlinear Schroedinger‭ (‬or Gross-Pitaevskii‭) ‬equation.‭ ‬This connection makes it possible to import to the field of Mean Field Games a variety of tools‭ (‬ranging from exact methods and approximation schemes to intuitive qualitative descriptions‭) ‬which have been developed along the year by physicists when studying interacting bosons or gravity waves in inviscid fluids.

The general subject of the proposed thesis is the study of Mean Field Games from a physicist point of view,‭ ‬that is with an objective to provide a true understanding‭ (‬through the identification of the relevant parameters and scale and the development of approximation schemes in the regimes of interest‭) ‬of the solutions of Mean Field Games equations.‭ ‬More specifically,‭ ‬two possible directions the proposed PhD ‬could take would be:

1.‭ ‬The study of phase transition in Mean Filed games.

2.‭ ‬To use the knowledge obtained‭ ‬on simple models to study more complicated Mean Field Games,‭ ‬and in particular address more realistic‭ (‬less stylized‭) ‬Mean Field Games.

These studies should imply a mix between analytical and numerical works,‭ ‬somewhat more shifted on the analytical side.


LPTMS PhD Proposal: Renormalization group analysis of frustrated self-assembly

Responsable: Martin LENZ + 33 (0)1 69 15 32 62

Self-organization is key to the function of living cells - but sometimes goes wrong! In Alzheimer's and many other diseases, normally soluble proteins thus clump up into pathological fiber-like aggregates. While biologists typically explain this on the grounds of detailed molecular interactions, we have started proving that such fibers are actually expected from very general physical principles. We thus show that geometrical frustration builds up when mismatched objects self-assemble, and leads to non-trivial aggregate morphologies, including fibers.

While our current numerical simulations let us monitor the aggregate formed by copies of a given irregular particle, we do not yet understand its dimensionality from first principles. Here we will tackle this problem using ideas inspired by the renormalization group. We will thus represent the shape of the particle as an orientation-dependent coupling matrix between two neighbors. By repeatedly applying a decimation procedure a la Kadanoff to the system, we will drastically reduce the enormous
space of all possible coupling matrices to a few fixed points corresponding to finite clusters, fibers, sheets and crystals. An internship will start with a transfer matrix calculation applying this procedure to a 1D system. A PhD will involve some non-trivial 3D discrete geometry and will likely require delving into
some linear algebra to understand the properties of our matrix universality classes.

Beyond protein aggregation, this project opens investigations into a new class of ''disordered'' systems where the disorder is carried by each identical particle instead of sprinkled throughout the system, and will help define the much-debated notion of frustration in dilute systems. This collaboration with Pierre Ronceray (Princeton U.) will ideally lead to collaborations with the experimental groups of Seth Fraden (Brandeis U.) and Friedrich Simmel (T.U. Munich).

More detail in Lenz_LPTMS_Internship&Thesis


6th November 2018 : Postdoc – theoretical biophysics – Brandeis University

Dear Colleagues,

There is a postdoctoral position available in my group in the
Mathematics department at Brandeis University, for a research project
involving the modeling and numerical simulation of membrane-bound
vesicle transport inside of neurons.

The position is for up to 2 years and is funded by an NIH postdoc
training grant in Neuroscience. Please circulate this advertisement
(details below and attached) to any potential candidates.

Thank you,
Thomas Fai

====================================================

A postdoctoral position is available at Brandeis University to work on
mathematical modeling and simulation of membrane-bound vesicle transport
inside of neurons (hosted by Thomas Fai). Mathematical techniques
include PDE-based models of cell mechanics and fluid dynamics, numerical
methods for fluid-structure interaction, dynamical systems, and
asymptotics. Potential research topics include building stochastic
models to assess the importance of noise, using image processing of
experimental data to characterize the behavior in real dendritic spine
geometries, and exploring the mechanisms of synaptic strengthening and
atrophy.

The postdoc will join the Mathematics Department at Brandeis University
(http://www.brandeis.edu/departments/mathematics/) and have strong ties
to the Neuroscience group (http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/). The position,
which is for up to 2 years contingent on funding and satisfactory
progress, is funded through an NIH postdoc training grant in
Neuroscience. Postdocs in this program participate in seminars and
journal clubs, obtain mentoring experience, and are expected to apply
for external awards during the first year.

Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2018 on MathJobs.org
(https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/12998). The start date is
negotiable, but the position may start no later than June 16, 2019.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D (in mathematics, physics, engineering, or
a related topic) by the starting date, have an excellent track record of
scholarship, and ideally have experience and in numerical simulations
and continuum mechanics and/or fluid dynamics. For further info, contact
Thomas Fai (tfai@brandeis.edu ).

See Attachement : postdoc_search_tfai_2018.docx


2nd November 2018 : postdoc / computational polymer rheology at Göttingen Germany

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Date : 02/11/2018 07:47 (GMT+01:00)
À : "statphys27 (statphys27@df.uba.ar via info.statphys Mailing List)" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Objet : [info.statphys] postdoc position on computational polymer rheology at Göttingen Germany

Dear Colleagues,

We invite applications for a postdoctoral fellowship (salary group 13 TV-L) in the area of computer simulation of polymer materials and soft matter at the Institute for Theoretical Physics of the Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany. The initial appointment will be for one year and an extension is possible. 

The project aims at studying the rheology of dense polymer melts and composites via computer simulations of highly coarse-grained models and comparing the results to experiments and/or more detailed models. Candidates are expected to hold a PhD degree in Physics, Chemistry, or Engineering, have proven experience with molecular dynamics simulations of coarse-grained polymer models, and have very good communication skills in English; experience in high-performance computing (using e.g., HOOMD) is desirable. 

The Georg-August University is an equal opportunity employer and supports gender equality. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and contact information (preferably in the form of email addresses) for two references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


Kind regards

Marcus Müller

--

Prof. Dr. Marcus Müller
Institute for Theoretical Physics
Georg-August University
Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1
37077 Göttingen, Germany


1st November 2018 : Tenure Track positions in Computational Soft Matter at the University of Amsterdam


De: "Peter Bolhuis" <p.g.bolhuis@uva.nl>
Cc: "Daniel Bonn" <D.Bonn@uva.nl>, "edan lerner" <e.lerner@uva.nl>, "Alfons Hoekstra" <A.G.Hoekstra@uva.nl>
Envoyé: Jeudi 1 Novembre 2018 11:58:17
Objet: Tenure Track positions in Computational Soft Matter at the University of  Amsterdam

Dear Colleague,

I would like to bring to your attention that there are currently two vacancies for a Tenure Track position in Computational Soft Matter available at the University of Amsterdam.


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.


30th October 2018 : Durham Assistant Professorship in Soft Matter

Dear Colleagues

The Department of Physics at Durham University is currently advertising
an Assistant Professorship in Soft Matter. Candidates with expertise in
theory and/or simulation are particularly encouraged to apply.

For further details, please see the link below:

https://www.dur.ac.uk/jobs/recruitment/vacancies/phys19-58/

Please draw this opportunity to the attention of suitable candidates -
or apply yourself, if you are one.

The closing date for applications is 3rd January 2019.

Best wishes

Suzanne Fielding

________________________________________

Prof. Suzanne Fielding
Department of Physics, Durham University
South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE
Phone: +44 (0)191 334 1408
Fax: +44 (0)191 334 5823

http://www.dur.ac.uk/suzanne.fielding
suzanne.fielding@durham.ac.uk


30th October 2018 : Postdoc – computational polymer rheology – Göttingen, Germany

Dear Colleagues,

We invite applications for a postdoctoral fellowship (salary group 13
TV-L) in the area of computer simulation of polymer materials and soft
matter at the Institute for Theoretical Physics of the Georg-August
University, Göttingen, Germany. The initial appointment will be for one
year and an extension is possible.

The project aims at studying the rheology of dense polymer melts and
composites via computer simulations of highly coarse-grained models and
comparing the results to experiments and/or more detailed models.
Candidates are expected to hold a PhD degree in Physics, Chemistry, or
Engineering, have proven experience with molecular dynamics simulations
of coarse-grained polymer models, and have very good communication
skills in English; experience in high-performance computing (using e.g.,
HOOMD) is desirable.

The Georg-August University is an equal opportunity employer and
supports gender equality. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae,
list of publications, and contact information (preferably in the form of
email addresses) for two references. Applications will be accepted until
the position is filled.

Kind regards

Marcus Müller
--
Prof. Dr. Marcus Müller
Institute for Theoretical Physics
Georg-August University
Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1
37077 Göttingen, Germany
+49 551 3913888
mmueller@theorie.physik.uni-goettingen.de


26th October 2018 : Appel d’offre directeur d’unité Physico-Chimie Curie

Chère collègue, cher collègue,

Nous souhaitons vous informer de l'ouverture d'un appel d'offre pour
recruter le futur directeur ou la future directrice du laboratoire
Physico-Chimie Curie (CNRS UMR 168, PSL, Sorbonne Université) au sein de
l'Institut Curie à Paris. Parallèlement à la direction du laboratoire,
il est attendu de la personne recrutée qu’elle anime une équipe de
recherche de premier rang, intégrée aux thématiques de l'unité.
Vous trouverez ci-joint une description complète de cet appel d’offre.
La date limite de dépôt des dossiers est le 7 Janvier 2019.

Cordialement,

Les responsables de l’appel d'offre

--------------------------------------------

Dear Colleague,

We would like to bring to your attention the opening of a position for
the future director of the research department “Physico-Chimie Curie”
(CNRS UMR168, PSL, Sorbonne Université) at Institut Curie, Paris. The
newly appointed department head is also expected to establish a
successful research team in line with the scientific activities of the
department.
Please find in the attached document a complete description of the call.
The deadline for application is the 7th of January 2019.

Best regards,

The Search Committee

See Attachement : Call-UMR168.pdf


26th October 2018 : Postdoctoral position in biophysics/active matter – Tufts U.

Dear Colleagues,

There is an open postdoctoral position in the Guasto Laboratory at Tufts
University focusing on experimental work related to the transport and
locomotion of swimming cells. Please feel free to circulate this
advertisement (below and attached) to any potentially interested candidates.

Best wishes,

Jeff Guasto

--
Jeffrey S. Guasto, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Tufts University
Robinson Hall, Room 173
200 College Avenue
Medford, Massachusetts 02155

email: Jeffrey.Guasto@tufts.edu
web: http://engineering.tufts.edu/me/guasto/
phone: 617.627.6838
fax: 617.627.3058
skype: JeffreyGuasto

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OPEN Postdoctoral Scholar Position

Guasto Lab
Tufts University

Posted: October 10, 2018

The Guasto Lab at Tufts University is seeking a qualified and motivated
postdoctoral scholar to work on National Science Foundation (NSF) funded
projects broadly related to the transport and the locomotion of swimming
cells and active matter. The candiate is expected to have a strong
background in experimental research with experience and interests in at
least one of the following areas: soft matter, biophysics, fluid
mechanics, or microfluidics. No prior experience with microbiology is
necessary. The candidate should hold a Ph.D. in physics, engineering, or
a related field by the start of the appointment. Ample opportunities
also exist to gain mentoring, proposal writing, and/or teaching experience.

The initial appointment will provide funding for up to two years
(contingent on satisfactory performance) and may potentially be extended
for additional years pending funding. The start date is flexible, with
the earliest start date being January 2019.  More information on recent
research and publications from the Guasto Lab may be found at
http://engineering.tufts.edu/me/guasto/. Tufts University is located in
Medford, Massachusetts in the Boston metro area a short distance from
both Cambridge and downtown Boston.

Interested applicants should send a brief email stating their interests
in this position and qualifications, as well as a CV including
laboratory experience, list of publications, and the names and email
addresses of at least two references to Prof. Jeff Guasto
(Jeffrey.Guasto@tufts.edu ). Review of
applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position
is filled.

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See Attachement : GuastoLab_PostdocAdvert.pdf

See Attachement : Attached Message Part


26th October 2018 : Assistant Professor Position – Statistical Physics – Paris

Dear colleagues,

we inform you of the opening of an *assistant professor position* in
september 2019  in the LPTMC (https://www.lptmc.jussieu.fr/) , in
Sorbonne Sciences University in Paris.

_Title and summary:_

*Statistical physics of out-of-equilibrium systems*

The statistical physics of out-of-equilibrium systems is an active field
of research, spanning multiple length
and time scales. Examples include dissipative systems, glasses, active
matter, living systems. The position is
open to theorists using either analytical or numerical methods.

(full profile attached)

Candidates should be able to *teach* undergraduate and master physics
classes *in French*.

The applications are open. To apply, please contact Annick Lesne
(lesne@lptmc.jussieu.fr) and Bertrand Delamotte
(delamotte@lptmc.jussieu.fr), the director of the lab.

Sincerely,

Hélène Berthoumieux

--
Hélène Berthoumieux,
CR CNRS, LPTMC
Sorbonne Université
https://www.lptmc.jussieu.fr/users/berthoumieux

See Attachement : profil-poste-MCF-2019.pdf


25th October 2018 : Faculty positions openings in Computational Soft Matter – University of Amsterdam

Dear colleagues,

I am glad to announce that we have two openings for tenure track
assistant professor positions at the University of Amsterdam with a
focus on Computational Soft Matter. The successful candidates will take
part of a growing vibrant soft matter community within our walls but in
Amsterdam and in the Netherlands at large. More details can be found at
http://www.uva.nl/shared-content/uva/en/vacancies/2018/10/18-610-two-tenure-track-positions-in-computational-soft-matter.html

If you know of top-level suitable candidates, we would be most grateful
if you could encourage them to apply and/or contact us should they need
more information.

Best wishes,

Corentin Coulais

——

Machine Materials Lab | Institute of Physics | Universiteit van
Amsterdam | Science Park 904 | 1098 XH Amsterdam | The Netherlands | E:
coulais@uva.nl | W: _http://coulaislab.com/ _ |
T: +31 (0) 20 525 7224


19th October 2018 : postdoc position on glassy, activated and complex dynamics




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Subject: postdoc position on glassy, activated and complex
dynamics
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:23:24 +0200
From: Giulio Biroli <giulio.biroli@ens.fr>
To: BIROLI Giulio <giulio.biroli@ens.fr>

style="-webkit-font-kerning: none; font-size: 14px;"> class="" face="Times">Dear Colleagues,

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style="font-size: 14px;" face="Times"> style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">I would like
to invite applications 
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(Junior Research Chair) in statistical physics at
postdoctoral level at the physics department of Ecole
Normale Supérieure (Paris). 

style="font-size: 14px;" face="Times"> style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">The
appointment will be for two years with a possible one year
extension.
 

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style="font-size: 14px;" face="Times"> style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">The class="" style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> Junior
Research Chair in Statistical Physics will actively work in
my group on research topics such as glassy, activated and
complex dynamics

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applications ranging from physics to machine learning.
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style="font-size: 14px;" face="Times"> style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Further
information 
about the postdoctoral position is
available on the website

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style="-webkit-font-kerning: none; font-size: 14px;"> class="" face="Times">I would be grateful if you would bring
this announcement 
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of strong, creative individuals with a background in 
class="" style="font-family: Times; font-size: 14px;">statistical
physics and encourage them to apply.

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style="-webkit-font-kerning: none; font-size: 14px;"> class="" face="Times">NOTE: The deadline for applications
is October 31, 2018.

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19th October 2018 : Ens postdoc position on glassy, activated and complex dynamics

Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:23:24 +0200
From: Giulio Biroli
To: BIROLI Giulio
Subject: postdoc position on glassy, activated and complex dynamics

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to invite applications for a JRC (Junior Research Chair) in statistical physics at postdoctoral level at the physics department
of Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris). 
The appointment will be for two years with a possible one year extension. 

The Junior Research Chair in Statistical Physics will actively work in my group on research topics such as glassy, activated and complex
dynamics
with applications ranging from physics to machine learning. 

Further information about the postdoctoral position is available on the website
https://www.phys.ens.fr/spip.php?article2159

I would be grateful if you would bring this announcement to the attention of strong, creative individuals with a background in statistical
physics and encourage them to apply.

NOTE: The deadline for applications is October 31, 2018.

Sincerely,
Giulio Biroli


19th October 2018 : Tenure track faculty position – Theoretical and Experimental Statistical Physics, Soft Matter, and Biophysics – Academia Sinica

Dear colleagues,

The Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica invites applications for a
tenure-track faculty position in the Physics of Active and Biological
Systems Group to enhance and develop its research programs in
biophysics, soft matter, statistical physics, complex fluids, neural
networks, and to initiate and lead new directions.

Academia Sinica is the leading basic research institution in Taiwan,
government funded and made up of an increasingly international community
of scholars. More information about the Institute of Physics can be
retrieved via http://www.phys.sinica.edu.tw/index_en.php .   Successful
candidates will be granted an initial start-up research funding support.
Faculty members of Academia Sinica can teach and supervise graduate
students in the country's universities under a voluntary basis.

The application materials should be packaged in a single PDF file:
Please include (1) a cover letter describing the major accomplishments;
(2) a current curriculum vitae including a complete publication list;
(3) a research statement on future research plans(no more than 6 pages);
(4) contact information of at least three references.

Inquiries can be made to Mr. Jim Kao, Institute of Physics, Academia
Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan;
e-mail:jimkao0826@gate.sinica.edu.tw; phone: +886-2-27896715

Applications submitted to before January 31^st , 2019 will receive full
consideration.


18th October 2018 : Postdoc – numerical simulation of attractive and patchy colloids – ITP-CAS, Bejing

Dear colleagues,

Yuliang Jin (ITP-CAS, Bejing), has a postdoctoral opening on a project
on numerical simulation of attractive and patchy colloids.

The postdoc will also work in close collaboration with Ludovic Berthier
(University of Montpellier), Hajime Yoshino (Osaka University), and
Francesco Zamponi (ENS Paris).

All the details can be found in the attached announcement.

Please circulate this information to potentially interested candidates.

Best wishes,

Ludovic Berthier

See Attachement : Postdoc_opening.pdf


18th October 2018 : CENTURI postdoctoral call (Marseille)

Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:14:32 +0200
From: info@centuri-livingsystems.org
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;
Subject: CENTURI postdoctoral call now open

Dear all,
 
 
The Turing Centre for Living Systems (CENTURI) is recruiting up to 10 highly motivated postdoctoral fellows to work in an interdisciplinary life science environment. The available postdoctoral projects will
be displayed on the "Recruitment" part of our website, with more projects being added to our website up until November 15.
 
 
Candidates can either apply to one of the advertised CENTURI projects or submit their own project, providing that they meet the application criteria and that their application is supported by the host
lab(s). These projects should be submitted to: postdocproject@centuri-livingsystems.org
 
Deadline for application and project submission for postdoc candidates: November 30, 2018
 
 
 
Best regards,
CENTURI management team

See Attachement : CENTURI Postdoc Call 2018 .pdf


LPTMS Internship Proposal: Searching for topological physics in dissipative Ytterbium gases

Dissipation is ubiquitous in experiments on quantum matter and it typically reduces the timescales
over which pristine quantum phenomena can be investigated or lowers the quality of the
measurements. It’s an “enemy” that has to be fought harshly and roughly. In this internship we
will change the paradigm and consider dissipation as a resource. Dissipation can induce genuine
and interesting quantum effects (see for instance Ref. 1) and we are interesting in proposing
realistic experiments that can reveal them.

We will focus on the experiments on ultracold ytterbium gases that are currently realized in
several laboratories around the world, among which those at Collège de France in Paris (see
Ref. 2). The goal of this internship is to characterize theoretically the interplay between (i) the
dissipative mechanisms that distinguish these atoms and (ii) the unavoidable presence of atomatom
interactions (Ref. 3 presents some first data obtained in Hamburg, Germany). We will
inspect whether the dissipation-induced topological properties presented in the model of
reference 4, where interactions are neglected, can be observed in Ytterbium gases, where
interactions cannot be neglected. The main investigation tool will be advanced numerical
algorithms based on matrix-product states, that allow for the study of dissipative many-body
systems (see Ref. 5 for an article where such methods have been used to characterize dissipative
topological models).

References:
1. F. Verstraete, M. W. Wolf and J. I. Cirac, Nature Physics 5, 633 (2009).
2. R Bouganne et al., New J. Phys. 19, 113006 (2017).
3. K. Sponselee et al., arXiv:1805.11853 (2018).
4. M. S. Rudner and L. S. Levitov, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 065703 (2009).
5. F. Iemini, D. Rossini, R. Fazio, S. Diehl and L. Mazza, Phys. Rev. B 93, 115113 (2016)

Director:
Leonardo MAZZA
leonardo.mazza@u-psud.fr
https://sites.google.com/site/leonardmaz/

pdfDissipativeYtterbium


16th October 2018 : Postdoctoral position in Biomathematics (Milan)

Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:21:24 +0200
From: Giuseppe Gaeta
To: Giuseppe.Gaeta@unimi.it
Subject: Re: Postdoctoral position in Biomathematics (Milan)

Dear Friends,

our postdoc in Biomathematics is now officially announced; the deadline for
application is November 19 at 12:00. Candidates should have their PhD by
28/Feb/2019 at the latest. The salary is 21.000 E per year; if the winner
resides abroad at the time of application, there is a moving allowance of 600
E/month on top of the salary.

All branches of Biomathematics (intended in a broad sense, in particular to
include Bio-Mathematical Physics) are acceptable.

The call is available (in Italian and in English) at the following addresses:

http://www.unimi.it/cataloghi/ass_collaborazione_ricerca/BANDO_tipo_A_2018%20eng%20def.pdf

http://www.unimi.it/cataloghi/ass_collaborazione_ricerca/BANDO_tipo_A_2018%20def.pdf

Please note that it is explicitely stated in the call that candidates who
reside outside Italy have the right - if shortlisted - to be interviewed
online.

Thanks for spreading this announcement to all those potentially interested.

Giuseppe


12th October 2018 : Postdoc – shear thickening suspensions – Université Grenoble-Alpes

Dear all,

We have an opening for a 18-month postdoctoral researcher, starting from
February 2019, to work on the *simulation and modelling
of shear-thickening suspensions* in Université Grenoble-Alpes, Grenoble,
France. The work will be centered on understanding the emergence of
instabilities and on modeling the transient interplay between dilation
and pore pressure feedback as shear thickening occurs.

The position is funded by the ANR grant "ScienceFriction" led by B.
Metzger (IUSTI, Marseille), which combines experimental, numerical  and
theoretical approaches to the rheology of shear thickening, with a focus
on transient phenomena and flow instabilities in close collaboration
with H. Lhuissier, and Y. Forterre at IUSTI in Marseille, and M. Wyart
at EPFL in Lausanne.

The succesful candidate will work with Romain Mari within the broader
Statistical Physics and Modelling group
 in Laboratoire
Interdisciplinaire de Physique
 ("LIPhy"), affiliated to CNRS and
Université Grenoble-Alpes. Research at LIPhy covers bio-, soft matter,
and statistical physics, among others. It is based in Grenoble, one of
the biggest academic cities in France, in the French Alps.

Candidates should have a recent PhD (obtained after January 2017) and
have a strong background in physics, ideally in numerical simulation
and/or theory of soft materials.

Application consists of a CV, a cover letter, and 2 recommendation
letters, and should exclusively be made via http://bit.ly/2OcXhFw before
*November 5, 2018.*

Romain Mari

Chargé de recherche CNRS
Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique (LIPhy)
Université Grenoble-Alpes
140 rue de la Physique, 38402 Saint-Martin-d'Hères
http://rmari.github.io


12th October 2018 : Postdoc positions in physical biology: flocks, swarms and all that – Rome




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Subject: [info.statphys] Postdoc positions in physical biology:
flocks, swarms and all that - Rome
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:22:35 +0200
From: Andrea Cavagna <andrea.cavagna@roma1.infn.it>
Reply-To: Andrea Cavagna <andrea.cavagna@roma1.infn.it>
To: info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr

style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"
id="gmail-docs-internal-guid-10d147ff-7fff-39ba-b871-a6d2f3bc3ac3"> size="2">Dear colleagues,

style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"> size="2">we are looking for postdoctoral fellows interested in performing experimental research at the interface between physics and biology. The aim of our group is to study the collective phenomena of life through a close interplay between experimental data on biological groups in their natural environment and statistical physics methods, as correlation functions, scaling and the renormalization group. We plan to work in systems as diverse as bird flocks, insect swarms, and cell colonies. The new experimental team will have the task to develop the new data-acquisition systems (both in 3D - flocks, swarms - and 2D - stem cells), to calibrate and test the new apparatus, and to conduct the data-acquisition campaigns. A strong emphasis will be put on the comparison between theory and experiments.

style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"> size="2">The postdocs will join the COBBS Group in Rome (Collective Behaviour in Biological Systems), at the Institute for Complex Systems of the CNR, and work under the supervision of Andrea Cavagna and Irene Giardina. The duration of the positions is two years, potentially extendable. The positions will be funded by the ERC Advanced Grant RG.BIO to Andrea Cavagna. More information about our group and this project can be found at href="http://www.cobbs.it" style="text-decoration:none"
moz-do-not-send="true">www.cobbs.it.

style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"> size="2">Applications should be sent by email to href="mailto:andrea.cavagna@roma1.infn.it"
style="text-decoration:none" moz-do-not-send="true">andrea.cavagna@roma1.infn.it; they should contain a cv and the contacts of senior scientists who can provide recommendation letters (only upon our request). Although there is no sharp deadline for these positions, earlier applications will naturally be given higher priority. We therefore encourage interested candidates to contact us immediately.

style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"> size="2">Thank you for your help.

style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"> size="2">Andrea Cavagna

style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"> size="2">Irene Giardina




12th October 2018 : Postdoc position in Lisbon




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Subject: [info.statphys] One Postdoc position in Lisbon
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:26:29 +0100
From: Nuno Araujo (nmaraujo@fc.ul.pt via info.statphys Mailing
List) <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Reply-To: Nuno Araujo <nmaraujo@fc.ul.pt>
To: info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr

lang="EN-GB">Dear all,

lang="EN-GB">

lang="EN-GB">The  target="_blank" moz-do-not-send="true">Center for
Theoretical and Computational Physics
 (Lisbon,
Portugal) is looking for a talented and highly motivated
Postdoc to develop numerical and theoretical methods to
study the dynamics of adhesion and proliferation of cells
on planar and self-assembled scaffolds. 

lang="EN-GB"> 

lang="EN-GB">Interested candidates with a PhD in Physics
(or related areas) and expertise in Statistical Physics
and Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics are encouraged to
apply. The contract is for thirty months. The expected
starting date is January 1, 2019.  

lang="EN-GB"> 

lang="EN-GB">Further details about the application can be
found in the official announcement:

lang="EN-GB"> 

style="color:rgb(68,68,68)"> href="https://goo.gl/hmHZ6W" target="_blank"
style="color:rgb(149,79,114)" moz-do-not-send="true">https://goo.gl/hmHZ6W(English)

 

style="color:rgb(68,68,68)"> href="https://goo.gl/sVE1io" target="_blank"
style="color:rgb(149,79,114)" moz-do-not-send="true"> lang="PT-BR">https://goo.gl/sVE1io style="color:rgb(68,68,68)" lang="PT-BR">(Portuguese) lang="PT-BR">

lang="PT-BR"> 

Informal
enquiries can be addressed to Nuno Araújo ( href="mailto:nmaraujo@fc.ul.pt" target="_blank"
style="color:rgb(149,79,114)" moz-do-not-send="true">nmaraujo@fc.ul.pt).

Please
forward this message to any potential candidate.

--

Nuno Araújo

 

Mail Address:

        Nuno Araújo

        Universidade de Lisboa

        Centro de Física Teórica e
Computacional

        Departamento de Física da FCUL

        8.6.17

        Campo Grande, Ed C8

        P-1749-016 Lisboa



12th October 2018 : Postdoc in biological physics summer/fall2019




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Subject: [info.statphys] Postdoc in biological physics
summer/fall2019
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:20:53 +0000
From: Samuel Safran <Sam.Safran@weizmann.ac.il>
Reply-To: Samuel Safran <Sam.Safran@weizmann.ac.il>
To: info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr
<info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
CC: Sam Safran (bpsafran@wisemail.weizmann.ac.il)
<bpsafran@wisemail.weizmann.ac.il>


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in the group of Sam Safran at the Dept. of Chemical and
Biological Physics at the Weizmann Institute of Science, a
multidisciplinary research center in Rehovot, Israel.

style="margin-bottom:7.5pt;line-height:18.0pt;background:white"> style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">We are
look for a postdoc to start in summmer/fall 2019 with
expertise in analytical approaches to soft matter physics
and/or biological physics for research in cell and nuclear
mechanics related to experiments of our international
collaborators.

style="margin-bottom:7.5pt;line-height:18.0pt;background:white"> style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Our areas
of interest are represented by the publications on our Web
page  target="_blank" moz-do-not-send="true"> style="color:#2EA3C0">http://www.weizmann.ac.il/fluids/SafranGroup/

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of the postdoctoral fellowship can be seen at:  href="https://www.weizmann.ac.il/feinberg/fellowship-aid/postdoctoral-fellows"
target="_blank" moz-do-not-send="true"> style="color:#2EA3C0">https://www.weizmann.ac.il/feinberg/fellowship-aid/postdoctoral-fellows

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 with a CV, list of publications and research statement by
December 15.

 



12th October 2018 : Postdoc – biological physics – Weizmann Institute

Postdoc in the group of Sam Safran at the Dept. of Chemical and
Biological Physics at the Weizmann Institute of Science, a
multidisciplinary research center in Rehovot, Israel.

We are look for a postdoc to start in summmer/fall 2019 with expertise
in analytical approaches to soft matter physics and/or biological
physics for research in cell and nuclear mechanics related to
experiments of our international collaborators.

Our areas of interest are represented by the publications on our Web
page http://www.weizmann.ac.il/fluids/SafranGroup/.

Conditions of the postdoctoral fellowship can be seen at:
https://www.weizmann.ac.il/feinberg/fellowship-aid/postdoctoral-fellows

Please email: sam.safran@weizmann.ac.il
   with a CV, list of publications and
research statement by December 15.


LPTMS PhD Proposal: Algebraic area enumeration of two-dimensional closed random lattice walks

Responsable: OUVRY Stéphane + 33 (0)1 69 15 36 30

Thesis proposal :
The quantum Hofstadter problem [1] (a charge particle hopping on a square lattice coupled to a perpendicular magnetic field) is fascinating for several reasons : its spectrum is a rare example of a fractal emerging from quantum mechanics, its transport properties can shed an interesting light on the quantum Hall effect,...
The Hofstadter model happens to be related to closed random walks on a square lattice,more precisely there is a mapping between the n-th moment of the Hofstadter Hamiltonian and the generating function for the enumeration of close lattice walks of length n enclosing a given algebraic area.
Recently [2] a formula for the algebraic area enumeration has been obtained starting from the so called Kreft coefficients [3] which encode the Schrodinger equation for the Hofstadter model.
Several key observations made in [2] and on which the enumeration relies happen to be incompletely understood and not yet seated on solid mathematical grounds.
Also the final enumeration formula has a complexity which increases exponentially with n making it difficult to be used for walks with a large number of steps.

The thesis will focus on a better understanding and improving of [2] namely :
i) derive some or all of the observations in [2] which lead to the enumeration formula
ii) interpret in terms of 1d random walks characteristics (if possible) the building blocks of the enumeration formula and use this interpretation to push further
its understanding
iii) also if possible simplify and reduce the formula to make it more tractable for the algebraic aera enumeration of walks with a large number of steps Last but not the least, coming back to the Hofstadter model via the mapping discussed above,can the enumeration formula gives new insights on the Hofstadter spectrum in the irrational limit where the flux per plaquette becomes an irrational number?

Last but not the least, coming back to the Hofstadter model via the mapping discussed above, can the enumeration formula gives new insights on the Hofstadter spectrum in the irrational limit where the flux per plaquette becomes an irrational number?

[1] D.R. Hofstadter, Phys. Rev. B 14 (1976) 2239.
[2] S. Ouvry and S. Wu, arXiv: 1810.04098 « The algebraic area of closed lattice random walks »
[3] C. Kreft, « Explicit Computation of the Discriminant for the Harper Equation with Rational Flux », SFB 288 Preprint No. 89 (1993)

pdf


11th October 2018 : Open faculty positions at IST Austria: hard & soft condensed matter

Dear Friends and Colleagues in Soft Matter,

I'm writing to advertise multiple open faculty positions in physics and
chemistry at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) in Austria. 
Located just outside of Vienna, IST is a young institution dedicated to
interdisciplinary research in the fundamental sciences.

The current call is open to all fields of physics and chemistry and for
positions as Assistant (tenure track) or Full Professor.  There is a
specific push for hard condensed matter, but exceptional candidates in
soft matter will be considered as well.

IST provides exceptional support for their PIs.  Beyond the excellent
infrastructure in the brand new physics building and competitive start
ups, IST offers each group leader guaranteed financial support with
annual base funding.

As can be seen in the attached brochure, the deadline for this year's
call is November 2.  If you should have any further questions, please
don't hesitate to contact me.

Best,
Scott

See Attachement : IST_Open_Call.pdf


8th October 2018 : Faculty Positions in Soft Matter and Biophysics at Emory University

Emory University's Physics department is doing two faculty searches this
year for positions at the Assistant Professor level:

1)  Theoretical Soft Matter person
2)  Experimental Biophysics person

Below are the official advertisements with links to apply.  We
will begin reviewing applications starting November 1st, 2018.

Questions should be addressed to:
For search in Theoretical Soft Matter Physics,  contact Prof. Connie
Roth, cbroth@emory.edu
For search in Experimental Biophysics,  contact Prof. Laura Finzi,
lfinzi@emory.edu

*Faculty Position in Theoretical Soft Matter Physics at Emory University*

The Department of Physics at Emory University invites applications for a
tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in
Theoretical Physics, to begin in September 2019 or later.  We are
particularly interested in applicants with research interests in soft
matter, nonlinear and/or statistical physics, and who will benefit from
and complement our Department’s strengths in these fields.  For a
detailed description of ongoing departmental research, see
http://www.physics.emory.edu/home/research/.

Applicants must have a PhD in physics or a closely related field,
postdoctoral training, and a proven record of research accomplishments.
 The successful candidate will be expected to establish an
independent, internationally recognized and externally funded research
program, and demonstrate excellence in teaching at both undergraduate
and graduate levels. He or she will have access to the state-of-the art
research facilities maintained by the Department of Physics and other
research support centers at Emory, as described at
http://www.physics.emory.edu/home/facilities/.

To apply, submit a Curriculum Vitae, a research plan, a teaching
statement, and a brief statement about your experience and vision
regarding the teaching and mentorship of students of diverse backgrounds
to http://apply.interfolio.com/53355. Applicants should arrange for
three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to the same site.  Review
of applications will begin November 1, 2018, and will continue until the
position is filled.  All applications received up to 30 days after
review begins will be given full consideration.  Questions about the
position can be sent to Prof. Connie Roth at cbroth@emory.edu
.  Emory University is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer in Atlanta, GA.  Women, minorities, people
with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

*Faculty position in experimental biophysics at Emory University*

The Department of Physics at Emory University invites applications for a
tenure-track assistant professor position in experimental biophysics,
with the appointment starting in September 2019. We welcome applications
from outstanding candidates in all areas of experimental biophysics.
Applicants whose research complements and bridges the existing
strengths in experimental biophysics in the Department are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics, biophysics, or a closely
related field, postdoctoral experience, and a proven track record of
research. The successful candidate is expected to establish an
independent, internationally recognized, and externally funded research
program, and demonstrate excellence in teaching at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will benefit from a
vibrant, interdisciplinary research environment that encompasses the
Emory College of Arts and Sciences, School of Medicine and School of
Public Health, as well as the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the
Center for Disease Control (CDC).

To apply, submit a curriculum vitae, a research plan, a teaching
statement, and a brief statement about your experience and vision
regarding the teaching and mentorship of students of diverse backgrounds
to http://apply.interfolio.com/53356 and arrange for at least three
letters of reference to be uploaded to the same site. Reviews of
applications will begin Monday, November 1, 2018 and will continue until
the position is filled. Applications received up to 30 days after review
begins will be given full consideration.  For more information about the
department, visithttp://www.physics.emory.edu.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative
action employer in Atlanta, GA.  Women, minorities, people with
disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

--
Connie B. Roth
Associate Professor
Department of Physics
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322 USA
http://www.physics.emory.edu/faculty/roth/


8th October 2018 : Postdoc position in Houston: Stochastic Thermodynamics




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Subject: [info.statphys] Postdoc position in Houston: Stochastic
Thermodynamics
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:55:35 -0500
From: Andre Cardoso Barato <barato@pks.mpg.de>
Reply-To: Andre Cardoso Barato <barato@pks.mpg.de>
To: info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr

Dear Colleagues,

a postdoc position is open in my recently stabilised group
(https://sites.google.com/site/andrecbarato/home) in the
Department of Physics of the University of Houston. The
position is for two years and the postdoc will work with me
on stochastic thermodynamics. Specific topics of interest include
bounds on fluctuations in nonequilibrium systems, periodically driven
systems, applications related to biophysics, and the relation between
information and thermodynamics.

Interested candidates should write an email to barato@uh.edu.

With best wishes,

Andre C Barato



8th October 2018 : Fwd: [info.statphys] Postdoc position on polymer physics of chromosome organization




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Subject: [info.statphys] Postdoc position on polymer physics of
chromosome organization
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2018 12:01:02 +0200
From: Daniel Jost <daniel.jost@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr>
Reply-To: Daniel Jost <daniel.jost@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr>
To: info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr

Dear Colleagues,

My group is looking for a talented postdoc that will develop an
interdisciplinary activity on the modeling of chromosome folding and
dynamics in humans.

The fellowship is funded for up to two years. We are seeking a creative
and highly motivated candidate with a strong background in numerical
simulations and polymer modeling.

More details are given in the attached document or at the address:
http://www-timc.imag.fr/Daniel.Jost/DJ-TIMC/Join_us.html

I would be grateful if you could bring this opportunity to the attention
of any suitable candidates.

Best regards,

Daniel Jost

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Daniel Jost,
CNRS Research Associate,
University Grenoble-Alpes,
TIMC-IMAG lab, BCM team
38706 La Tronche Cedex
tel: +33 4 56 52 00 68
web: http://www-timc.imag.fr/Daniel.Jost
twitter: @djost_physbiol
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See Attachement : Postdoc_polymerphysics_chromosome_Jostgroup.pdf


5th October 2018 : Tenure-track faculty position at EPFL on « Data-Driven Engineering Design »

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing to inform you that we have a faculty position at EPFL's
School of Engineering, in the general area of "Data-Driven Engineering
Design", at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor. You can find
more information in the following link:
https://professeurs.epfl.ch/page-158267-fr.html

We are particularly interested in, but are not limited to, the following
research areas: (i) data mining in the context of product design; (ii)
data-based geometrical and physical modeling; (iii) data-based analysis
and decision making in the life-cycle of products; (iv) data-driven
optimization for production; and (v) design methodologies supported by
artificial intelligence for the industrial and biomedical fields.

If you know top-level potential candidates for this position, I would be
most grateful if you could encourage them to apply and/or let me know.

Best regards,
Pedro Reis

*________________________________
Pedro M. Reis*
Professor, EPFL, Switzerland
Institute of Mechanical Engineering
fleXLab: Flexible Structures Laboratory
Office #: MED 0 1226


5th October 2018 : Postdoc – Polymer physics of chromosome organization – Grenoble

Dear Colleagues,

My group is looking for a talented postdoc that will develop an
interdisciplinary activity on the modeling of chromosome folding and
dynamics in humans.

The fellowship is funded for up to two years. We are seeking a creative
and highly motivated candidate with a strong background in numerical
simulations and polymer modeling.

More details are given in the attached document or at the address:
http://www-timc.imag.fr/Daniel.Jost/DJ-TIMC/Join_us.html

I would be grateful if you could bring this opportunity to the attention
of any suitable candidates.

Best regards,

Daniel Jost

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Daniel Jost,
CNRS Research Associate,
University Grenoble-Alpes,
TIMC-IMAG lab, BCM team
38706 La Tronche Cedex
tel: +33 4 56 52 00 68
web: http://www-timc.imag.fr/Daniel.Jost
twitter: @djost_physbiol
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See Attachement : Postdoc_polymerphysics_chromosome_Jostgroup.pdf


5th October 2018 : Postdoc / polymer physics of chromosome / Grenoble / Jost

Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2018 12:01:02 +0200
From: Daniel Jost
To: info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr
Subject: [info.statphys] Postdoc position on polymer physics of chromosome
organization

Dear Colleagues,

My group is looking for a talented postdoc that will develop an
interdisciplinary activity on the modeling of chromosome folding and dynamics
in humans.

The fellowship is funded for up to two years. We are seeking a creative and
highly motivated candidate with a strong background in numerical simulations
and polymer modeling.

More details are given in the attached document or at the address:
http://www-timc.imag.fr/Daniel.Jost/DJ-TIMC/Join_us.html

I would be grateful if you could bring this opportunity to the attention of any
suitable candidates.

Best regards,

Daniel Jost

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Daniel Jost,
CNRS Research Associate,
University Grenoble-Alpes,
TIMC-IMAG lab, BCM team
38706 La Tronche Cedex
tel: +33 4 56 52 00 68
web: http://www-timc.imag.fr/Daniel.Jost
twitter: @djost_physbiol
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See Attachement : Postdoc_polymerphysics_chromosome_Jostgroup.pdf


5th October 2018 : Professor Position Opening 09/2019 – Cergy-Pontoise

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Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2018 16:09:50 +0200
From: "A. Torcini"
Reply-To: A. Torcini
To: info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr
Subject: [info.statphys] Professor Position Opening 09/2019 - Cergy-Pontoise
(France)

 
 Dear all,

 We expect the opening of a Full Professor position at
 the Theoretical Physics and Modelisation Laboratory (LPTM), Physics Department,
 University Cergy Pontoise, France. Position to start in September 2019.

 This position will be endowed by Labex MME-DII
(see  https://labex-mme-dii.u-cergy.fr/)
with a "Chaire d'Excellence" or  special funding involving:

 A 4-year 10,000 Euros/year personal research grant
 A 4-year, up to 13,000 Euros/year, salary bonus
 A 4-year partial two-third teaching dispensation, leading to a 64 hrs
 annual service instead of the statutory 192 hrs.

 Teaching at Physics Department, Université Cergy Pontoise, is done at
 undergraduate/graduate/postgraduate level; note that
 teaching curriculum includes a fully-English taught Master degree in
 Theoretical Physics , see

 https://www.u-cergy.fr/fr/formations/programms-taught-in-english/msc-master-of-science.html

 LPTM is a jointly supervised CNRS-Université Cergy Pontoise research
 entity within the Physics Department, Faculty of Science and Techniques, UCP.
 Research domains include: Condensed Matter Physics, 2D physics ,
 Fundaments of quantum theory, Cold Atoms, with strong numerical aspects and
 connections with experimental groups; Classical and Quantum Integrable
 systems; Stochastic processes and theoretical statistical mechanics; Soft
 matter theory, Complex systems, Non-linear dynamics and computational
 neuroscience . Research collaborations involve more than 80 laboratories or
 departments of Physics, Mathematical Sciences and Computer Sciences
 throughout the world.

 We are looking for outstanding candidates with a high level expertise in
 one or several domains pertaining to this research spectrum, without any
 predefined priority.

 Note that application to a French Professor position is subject to
 getting the "Qualification" assessment from French academic institution,
 the next call for the "Qualification aux fonctions de Professeur des Universités"
  DEADLINE 24 october 2018. 

It is recommended to obtain it at national level   by applying  through the portal:
 
https://www.galaxie.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/ensup/cand_qualification_droit_commun.htm

Confirmation of opening is to occur around October 2018. Application
 schedule and procedures will be found on the above-mentioned portal.
 during March 2019. The expected start  of the position is September 2019.

 Please feel free to diffuse this information as broadly as you think it
 useful.

 For more information you may contact:

 Jean Avan, Chairman LPTM: jean.avan@u-cergy.fr
 
 Best regards

 Jean Avan

 


4th October 2018 : Postdoc – Theoretical Biophysics – Montpellier

Dear Colleagues,

Please circulate among possible candidates the attached announcement for
a postdoctoral position in Theoretical Biophysics (Montpellier, France).

Sincerely,
John Palmeri

Laboratoire Charles Coulomb UMR 5221 CNRS-UM
Département Physique Théorique
Université Montpellier - CC070
Place Eugène Bataillon
F-34095 Montpellier Cedex 5 France

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Bat. 13, 3eme étage, bureau 56.0
Tel : +33 (0)4.67.14.45.64
john.palmeri@umontpellier.fr
http://www.coulomb.univ-montp2.fr/

See Attachement : postdoc _GEM_2019_L2C.pdf


2nd October 2018 : Postdoc Theoretical Biophysics (Montpellier, France)

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Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2018 18:04:56 +0200
From: John Palmeri
To: John Palmeri
Subject: postdoctoral position in Theoretical Biophysics (Montpellier, France)

Dear Colleagues,

Please circulate among possible candidates the attached announcement for a
postdoctoral position in Theoretical Biophysics (Montpellier, France).

Sincerely,
John Palmeri

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Bonjour,

Merci de communiquer l'offre de postdoc ci-attachée en biophysique théorique
(Montpellier) aux personnes qui pourraient être intéressées.

Bien cordialement,
John Palmeri

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John Palmeri
Laboratoire Charles Coulomb UMR 5221 CNRS-UM
Département Physique Théorique
Université Montpellier - CC070
Place Eugène Bataillon
F-34095 Montpellier Cedex 5 France

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Bat. 13, 3eme étage, bureau 56.0
Tel : +33 (0)4.67.14.45.64
john.palmeri@umontpellier.fr
http://www.coulomb.univ-montp2.fr/

See Attachement : postdoc _GEM_2019_L2C.pdf


1st October 2018 : Postdoc – Theoretical Biophysics (Montpellier, France)

Dear Colleagues,

Please circulate among possible candidates the attached announcement for
a postdoctoral position in Theoretical Biophysics (Montpellier, France).

Sincerely,
John Palmeri

------------------

Bonjour,

Merci de communiquer l'offre de postdoc ci-attachée en biophysique
théorique (Montpellier) aux personnes qui pourraient être intéressées.

Bien cordialement,
John Palmeri

--
John Palmeri
Laboratoire Charles Coulomb UMR 5221 CNRS-UM
Département Physique Théorique
Université Montpellier - CC070
Place Eugène Bataillon
F-34095 Montpellier Cedex 5 France

------
Bat. 13, 3eme étage, bureau 56.0
Tel : +33 (0)4.67.14.45.64
john.palmeri@umontpellier.fr
http://www.coulomb.univ-montp2.fr/

See Attachement : postdoc _GEM_2019_L2C.pdf


1st October 2018 : Postdoc – polymer physics of chromosome organization – Grenoble

Dear Colleagues,

My group is looking for a talented postdoc that will develop an
interdisciplinary activity on the modeling of chromosome folding and
dynamics in humans.

The fellowship is funded for up to two years. We are seeking a creative
and highly motivated candidate with a strong background in numerical
simulations and polymer modeling.

More details are given in the attached document or at the address:
http://www-timc.imag.fr/Daniel.Jost/DJ-TIMC/Join_us.html

I would be grateful if you could bring this opportunity to the attention
of any suitable candidates.

Best regards,

Daniel Jost

----------------------------------------
Daniel Jost,
CNRS Research Associate,
University Grenoble-Alpes,
TIMC-IMAG lab, BCM team
38706 La Tronche Cedex
tel: +33 4 56 52 00 68
web: http://www-timc.imag.fr/Daniel.Jost
twitter: @djost_physbiol
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See Attachement : Postdoc_polymerphysics_chromosome_Jostgroup.pdf


28th September 2018 : Poste MdC 28-29 Sorbonne Université « mécanique statistique hors d’équilibre »

Chers collègues

Le Laboratoire de Physique Théorique de la Matière Condensée (LPTMC) de
Sorbonne Université (campus Pierre et Marie Curie) devrait bénéficier de
l'ouverture d'un poste de Maître de Conférences au printemps 2019 sur
les sections 28 et 29. Ce poste est thématiquement fléché vers la
*mécanique statistique hors d'équilibre* avec un profil très ouvert
quant aux systèmes étudiés et aux concepts et aux méthodes employés.

Le LPTMC est structuré en trois pôles et le recrutement à venir concerne
principalement les pôles 1 et 2: "Physique aux interfaces" et "Systèmes
désordonnés et phénomènes hors équilibre". Les problèmes étudiés au
laboratoire et associés à ce profil concernent essentiellement: la
dynamique vitreuse, les  processus de recherche de cible, la physique du
chromosome et les processus cellulaires, les systèmes avec interaction à
longue portée, la turbulence de Navier-Stokes, les milieux granulaires,
la physico-chimie des liquides complexes et les applications en
géo-sciences, les processus de réaction-diffusion, le transport en
milieux confinés, la physique de la matière active, etc. Les
méthodes employées couvrent un large spectre allant des techniques
analytiques aux simulations numériques.

Les candidat-e-s sont vivement encouragé-e-s à prendre contact avec le
laboratoire pour définir un projet de recherche.
Les personnes à contacter (avec comme sujet du mail: "poste MdC au
LPTMC") sont
Bertrand Delamotte, directeur du LPTMC (delamotte@lptmc.jussieu.fr)
Annick Lesne (lesne@lptmc.jussieu.fr)

Le poste n'a pas de fléchage particulier pour ce qui est de
l'enseignement et s'effectuera donc aux niveaux Licence et Master au
sein de l'UFR de Physique.

Pour rappel: la candidature à un poste de Maître de Conférences
nécessite d'avoir la "qualification". Voir:
https://www.galaxie.enseignementsup-recherchegouv.fr/ensup/cand_qualification_droit_commun.htm

Nous vous invitons à diffuser le plus largement possible cette annonce.

Cordialement,
B. Delamotte


28th September 2018 : Postdoctoral position at EPFL, Lausanne


De: "De los Rios Paolo" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
À: "info statphys" <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Envoyé: Vendredi 21 Septembre 2018 09:02:46
Objet: [info.statphys] Postdoctoral position at EPFL, Lausanne

The Laboratory of Statistical Biophysics at EPFL, Lausanne (Switzerland) is looking for

a talented and enthusiastic postdoc, to work on Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics (applications

to biological machines and origins-of-life problems) and/or Machine Learning

approaches to analyze biological data.

 

Strong analytical and computational (Python, C++, …), and writing skills are required.

 

The position is for initially for 1+1 years, starting at the earliest in late 2018, early 2019.

The call remains open until a fitting candidate is foud.

 

Prospective candidates can see the announcement at

 

https://lbs.epfl.ch/page-74334-en-html/

 

and can contact paolo.delosrios@epfl.ch for further information.


28th September 2018 : poste MCF 28 à Sorbonne Université




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Chers Collègues,

voici une annonce de poste MCF28 à Sorbonne Université,
susceptible d'être publiée incessamment, à diffuser autour de
vous,

amicalement,

Georges

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Georges LANDA

Physicien, Directeur de Recherches CNRS

LAAS-CNRS

7, avenue du Colonel Roche

BP 54200

31031 Toulouse cedex 4 - France

Tel. : (33) 561 336 452 Fax. : (33) 561 336 208

E-mail : moz-do-not-send="true">georges.landa@laas.fr

Page personnelle : href="http://www.laas.fr/%7Elandag/"
moz-do-not-send="true">http://www.laas.fr/~landag/

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Georges LANDA

Président du Conseil National des Universités (CNU)

Section 28 : Milieux denses et matériaux

Physicien, Directeur de Recherches au LAAS-CNRS

7, avenue du Colonel Roche

BP 54200

31031 Toulouse cedex 4 France

Tel. : (33) 561 336 452 Fax. : (33) 561 336 208

E-mail : href="mailto:georges.landa@laas.fr"
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28th September 2018 : Postdoc – Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics for Biology – EPFL, Lausanne

The Laboratory of Statistical Biophysics at EPFL, Lausanne (Switzerland)
is looking for a talented and enthusiastic postdoc, to work on
Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics (applications to biological machines
and origins-of-life problems) and/or Machine Learning approaches to
analyze biological data.

Strong analytical and computational (Python, C++, …), and writing skills
are required.

The position is for initially for 1+1 years, starting at the earliest in
late 2018, early 2019. The call remains open until a fitting candidate
is foud.

Prospective candidates can see the announcement at

https://lbs.epfl.ch/page-74334-en-html/

and can contact paolo.delosrios@epfl.ch
for further information.


LPTMS Internship Proposal: Pairing and topological phases in cold atoms with long-range interaction

Correlated quantum systems in low dimensions show fascinating properties that distinguish them from their three dimensional counterparts as a consequence of the enhancement of quantum fluctuations. Interacting fermions and bosons in one-dimension (1D) can exhibit many exotic phases of matter. Although short-range interacting particles in 1D are rather well understood, much less is known for long-range interacting systems.Seminal efforts are underway in the control of artificial quantum systems to simulate arbitrary model Hamiltonians which are now barely accessible to classical computation methods. Ultra-cold dipolar or Rydberg atoms can realize Bose or Fermi gases with long-range interactions.

Internship director surnames:Leonardo MAZZA, Guillaume ROUX and Pascal SIMON
E-mails:leonardo.mazza@u-psud.fr, guillaume.roux@u-psud.fr,pascal.simon@u-psud.fr
Web page:http://lptms.u-psud.fr/and https://www.lps.u-psud.fr

Internship location:Orsay(labs will be neighbor in January)

pdfFormulaire_Proposition_Stage_These_SimonRouxMazza


25th September 2018 : Postdoc & PhD – computational biomechanics – U. of Edinburgh

Dear colleagues,

I would be grateful if you could circulate the job adverts below amongst
your contacts.

I am currently looking for ambitious and motivated researchers to join
my group at The University of Edinburgh, UK, at the Postdoctoral
Research Fellow and PhD student level. Both projects are in the area of
computational biomechanics with applications to Tissue Engineering and
blood flow in complex vascular networks, respectively.

 * Postdoctoral Research Fellow. MyoChip: Building a 3D innervated and
irrigated muscle on a chip. See poster in the attachment. We are
currently accepting expressions of interest across the consortium. A job
opening in Edinburgh will follow shortly.

 * PhD Scholarship. Blood flow modelling in complex vascular networks:
from cancer diagnosis to treatment planning.
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BMV167/phd-studentship-blood-flow-modelling-in-complex-vascular-networks-from-cancer-diagnosis-to-treatment-planning

The successful candidates will join a growing and multidisciplinary
group. They will benefit from hands-on supervision, access to
world-class computational resources and training, and a worldwide
network of collaborators spanning across disciplines. Edinburgh is a
vibrant city consistently ranked amongst the top places to live in the UK.

You can find information about the University’s stand on Brexit here:
https://www.ed.ac.uk/news/eu

Best wishes,
Miguel

--
Dr Miguel O. Bernabeu
Chancellor’s Fellow, The University of Edinburgh
Visiting Researcher, University College London

Centre for Medical Informatics, Usher Institute
9 Little France Road
Edinburgh, EH16 4UX

Tel.: +44 (0)131 651 7870
Skype: mobernabeu
Twitter: @mobernabeu


21st September 2018 : Postdoc position in Houston: Stochastic Thermodynamics

Dear Colleagues,

a postdoc position is open in my recently stabilised group
(https://sites.google.com/site/andrecbarato/home) in the
Department of Physics of the University of Houston. The
position is for two years and the postdoc will work with me
on stochastic thermodynamics. Specific topics of interest include
bounds on fluctuations in nonequilibrium systems, periodically driven
systems, applications related to biophysics, and the relation between
information and thermodynamics.

Interested candidates should write an email to barato@uh.edu.

With best wishes,

Andre C Barato


21st September 2018 : Post-doc at Navier lab




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Subject: [info.statphys] Post-doc at Navier lab
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:53:42 +0200
From: Anaël Lemaître (anael.lemaitre@ifsttar.fr via
info.statphys Mailing List)
<info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Reply-To: Anaël Lemaître <anael.lemaitre@ifsttar.fr>
To: info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr

Dear Colleagues,

A post-doctoral position is available at Laboratoire Navier to carry out
a computational study of mechanical aging in dense silica suspensions.
This investigation will proceed in close collaboration with experiments
performed in our team.

By advance, I thank you for circulating the announcement to anyone who
might be interested.

Sincerely yours,
Anael Lemaitre




See Attachement : announcement.pdf


21st September 2018 : Postdoc – computational study of mechanical ageing – Navier lab, U. Paris-Est

Dear Colleagues,

A post-doctoral position is available at Laboratoire Navier to carry out
a computational study of mechanical aging in dense silica suspensions.
This investigation will proceed in close collaboration with experiments
performed in our team.

By advance, I thank you for circulating the announcement to anyone who
might be interested.

Sincerely yours,
Anael Lemaitre

See Attachement : announcement.pdf


20th September 2018 : PhD e postdoc job posting

Dear colleagues,

I just opened PhDand postdoc positions at the Max Planck Institute for
Intelligent Systems in Tubingen, starting date early 2019.
I'm looking for candidate profiles with a strong background in
statistical physics and interested in applications in computer science,
so I'm reaching out to ask if you know any possible candidate and if you
can please spread the word to other collaborators that might know
interested students.

Please refer them to this link for further info:http://www.cdebacco.com/

I also welcome master degree thesis with the possibility of co-advising
through the Max Planck Insitute. In particular, we have funding to
finance a monthly salary to women candidates, so if you know any
interested candidate please put them in contact with me
atcaterina.debacco@tuebingen.mpg.de

Thanks
Caterina

See Attachement : inference_PhD.pdf

See Attachement : optimization_PhD.pdf

See Attachement : postdoc.pdf


19th September 2018 : Faculty Position in Theoretical Biophysics/Complex Systems at Northwestern University

*Tenure Track Professor in Theoretical Biological Physics or Complex
Systems Physics*

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in
all areas of theoretical biological physics and complex systems,
beginning September 1, 2019.

We seek outstanding individuals who will complement and expand the
current activities of the Physics and Astronomy Department
(www.physics.northwestern.edu ) and
will be active members of the broader Northwestern University biological
and complexity communities. Research currently pursued by physics
faculty include soft and biological materials, interfaces between
inorganic and organic surfaces, complex networks in physical and
biological systems, statistical physics of biological molecules,
nonlinear dynamics, modeling of neuronal and intracellular processes
including statistical mechanics of computation and learning,
dynamical and structural properties of complex systems, and
molecular origins of complexity.

Applicants should have a strong record of achievement in research and a
commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching in
physics. The ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. in physics or a related
field and will pursue connections with interdisciplinary efforts such as
those promoted by the university’s NIH Biophysics Training Grant, the
NCI-Northwestern Physical Sciences and Oncology Center, the Materials
Research Science and Engineering Center, the Northwestern Institute on
Complex Systems, the Initiative for Sustainability and Energy
at Northwestern, and the NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology.

Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a list of
publications, and both a research and a teaching statement, and should
arrange for a minimum of three reference letters to be sent in support
of their application. All materials should be received by December 7,
2018 to receive full consideration. All materials should be submitted at
www.physics.northwestern.edu
.
General questions may be addressed to Cristian Pennington at
cristian.pennington@northwestern.edu

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals
with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with
disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent
upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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Michelle Driscoll
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy
Northwestern University
office/lab: Tech F411/FG42
phone: 847-467-6708
driscollphysicslab.org


18th September 2018 : Postdoctoral position in Biomathematics (Milan)



De: "Giuseppe Gaeta" <Giuseppe.Gaeta@unimi.it>
À: "Giuseppe Gaeta" <Giuseppe.Gaeta@unimi.it>
Envoyé: Mardi 18 Septembre 2018 18:32:09
Objet: Postdoctoral position in Biomathematics (Milan)

Dear
Friends,

We should have a postdoctoral position (2 years, renewable) in Milano
for Biomathematics. This is to be meant in a wide sense, including
activities with a Physics flavour, albeit it would surely be
appreciated if the postdoc is working in any area already active in the
Department (tumor dynamics; hearth electrophysiology; angiogenesis;
biopolymer dynamics; evolution and coevolution). I would personally be
specially interested in the last two themes, but we are anyway looking
for the best candidate in the area.

This is a joint position for the Mathematical Physics, Analysis and
Probability groups, and we would surely be happy of any project
bridging at least two of these topics; the call should be published in
the first half of October (see
http://www.unimi.it/ricerca/assegni_ricerca/69578.htm and follow the
"tipo A" link) and will require a (short) research project.

The salary should be around 21.000 E/year gross, plus a mobility
allowance for candidates - inluding those of italian nationality -
resident abroad at the moment of applying, of 600 E/month.

Please circulate and bring this info to the attention of potentially
interested candidates; they can contact me at the address
giuseppe.gaeta@unimi.it for any further information.

Giuseppe

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17th September 2018 : Assistant Professorship – biophysics – UCSD – female applicants only

Hi everyone,

We're doing a search for a Clare Boothe Luce Professorship in our
Physics and Biophysics Department to start in Fall 2019. Great
opportunity for a rock star woman! Please forward this ad to anyone who
may be interested!

Thanks!

Rae M. Robertson-Anderson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Chair
Department of Physics and Biophysics
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA 92110
619.260.8867

https://sandiego.edu/~randerson

Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Physics

The Department of Physics and Biophysics at the University of San Diego
invites applications for a tenure-track Clare Boothe Luce assistant
professorship to start in Fall 2019. This prestigious position, a result
of an award from the Henry Luce Foundation, includes exceptional career
development support along with a competitive salary and a generous
start-up package. The award terms limit the position to female
candidates who have a doctorate in physics and are US citizens or
permanent residents. The successful candidate should demonstrate the
potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching, and the capacity to
establish a vigorous research program tailored to undergraduates. The
candidate will also have the opportunity to play a key role in the
burgeoning Physics-Engineering program; and help develop a new
Physics-Community Partnership Program (P-CoPP) that will partner
undergraduates with female mentors from industry and R1 institutions.
These initiatives are strategically designed to promote diversity and
inclusion in STEM, and increase retention and success of
underrepresented students in STEM graduate programs and careers. Given
these initiatives, preference will be given to research expertise in
appliedexperimental physics, though all research areas are welcome.

The Physics and Biophysics Department, within the College of Arts and
Sciences of the University of San Diego, is deeply committed to
excellence in undergraduate physics education in a liberal arts
environment - including small class sizes, personalized mentoring, and
independent research opportunities. Our faculty are equally devoted to
leading nationally-recognized research programs that involve
undergraduates at every level. Finally, through our award-winning
outreach and service initiatives, we aim to promote diversity, inclusion
and the holistic education of our students and the broader community.
For additional information about the Physics and Biophysics Department,
please visit www.sandiego.edu/cas/physics
, or contact the Department Chair,
Dr. Rae M.R. Anderson (randerson@sandiego.edu).

University of San Diego, a private Catholic institution, is committed to
fostering a diverse and inclusive community, and strongly encourages
applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity and
excellence of the academic community.

How to Apply: Candidates should go to www.sandiego.edu/jobs
, search for this posting and apply as an
applicant. Once completing the applicant profile, candidates should
submit the following materials via email to Crystal Ibarra
(crystalibarra@sandiego.edu) with the subject line ‘2018 CBL Search
Last_Name’:

1. A single PDF package that contains: (1) a letter of interest, (2)
curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research goals, and (4) teaching
philosophy

2. Three recommendation letters sent directly from the recommenders.

Acceptance of applications will begin on July 25, 2018. For full
consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1, 2018.

Questions?Contact the Chair of the Physics and Biophysics Department,
Dr. Rae M.Robertson Anderson (randerson@sandiego.edu
).

Rae M. Robertson-Anderson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Chair
Department of Physics and Biophysics
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA 92110
619.260.8867
https://sandiego.edu/~randerson


17th September 2018 : ProfessorPositions – Faculty Positions in Higher Education




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14th September 2018 : Tenure track faculty position in Theoretical / Computational Soft Matter and/or Biological Physics




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Subject: [info.statphys] Tenure track faculty position in
Theoretical / Computational Soft Matter and/or Biological
Physics
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 05:39:06 -0400
From: Uwe Tauber (tauber@vt.edu via info.statphys Mailing
List) <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Reply-To: Uwe Tauber <tauber@vt.edu>
To: Info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr
CC: Loan, Katrina <katrll1@vt.edu>

size="2">Dear Colleagues,

size="2">

size="2">

style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"> size="2">The Department of Physics at Virginia
Tech invites
applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the
areas of Theoretical / Computational
Soft Matter and/or Biological Physics. Appointment at
the Assistant Professor
level is anticipated but exceptional senior candidates
will also be considered.
We especially encourage applications from candidates who
complement, extend, or
charter new directions to the department’s existing
strengths in complex biological
systems and processes, non-equilibrium statistical
physics, biomembrane
physics, and polymer physics. Our Center
for Soft Matter and Biological Physics
class="gmail-MsoHyperlink"
style="color:rgb(5,99,193);text-decoration:underline">provides
broad opportunities for interdisciplinary
collaborations within Virginia Tech’s College
of Science
style="color:rgb(5,99,193);text-decoration:underline">and
College of
Engineering
, as well as its Macromolecules
Innovation
, Biocomplexity, and Critical
Technology and Applied Science
class="gmail-InternetLink"
style="color:rgb(5,99,193);text-decoration:underline">Institutes.

Please see the attached position ad for more details, and
kindly distribute widely among qualified candidates. size="2"> style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"> style="line-height:105%"> Questions
regarding the position may be directed to me, via email
style="color:rgb(5,99,193);text-decoration:underline"> style="line-height:105%"> href="mailto:smb_search@phys.vt.edu"
moz-do-not-send="true">smb_search@phys.vt.edu
style="line-height:105%;color:rgb(0,112,192)">, style="line-height:105%"> or phone: ++1-540-231-8998.

With best wishes, Uwe C. Täuber

--

Uwe C. Täuber

Dr. rer. nat., Professor
of Physics, Virginia
Tech

Director, Center
for Soft Matter and
Biological Physics -

href="http://www.csmb.phys.vt.edu/"
target="_blank"
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Fellow,
American Physical
Society

Department of Physics
(MC 0435) - href="http://www.phys.vt.edu/"
target="_blank"
moz-do-not-send="true">www.phys.vt.edu/

109 Robeson Hall

850 West Campus Drive

Blacksburg, VA 24061

phone: ++1-540-231-8998

fax: ++1-540-231-7511

email: href="mailto:tauber@vt.edu"
target="_blank"
moz-do-not-send="true">tauber@vt.edu

url: href="http://www.phys.vt.edu/%7Etauber/utaeuber.html"
target="_blank"
moz-do-not-send="true">www1.phys.vt.edu/~tauber/utaeuber.html

Textbook "Critical
Dynamics": href="http://www.cambridge.org/9780521842235"
target="_blank"
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See Attachement : smbt_2018_ad_long.pdf


14th September 2018 : Virginia Tech, Tenure track Theoretical / Computational Soft Matter and/or Biological Physics

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Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 05:39:06 -0400
From: Uwe Tauber
Reply-To: Uwe Tauber
To: Info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr
Cc: "Loan, Katrina"
Subject: [info.statphys] Tenure track faculty position in Theoretical /
Computational Soft Matter and/or Biological Physics

Dear Colleagues,

The Department of Physics at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the areas of Theoretical / Computational Soft Matter and/or Biological Physics. Appointment at the
Assistant Professor level is anticipated but exceptional senior candidates will also be considered. We especially encourage applications from candidates who complement, extend, or charter new directions to
the department’s existing strengths in complex biological systems and processes, non-equilibrium statistical physics, biomembrane physics, and polymer physics. Our Center for Soft Matter and Biological
Physics provides broad opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations within Virginia Tech’s College of Science and College of Engineering, as well as its Macromolecules Innovation, Biocomplexity, and
Critical Technology and Applied Science Institutes.

Please see the attached position ad for more details, and kindly distribute widely among qualified candidates. Questions regarding the position may be directed to me, via email smb_search@phys.vt.edu, or
phone: ++1-540-231-8998.

With best wishes, Uwe C. Täuber

--
Uwe C. Täuber
Dr. rer. nat., Professor of Physics, Virginia Tech
Director, Center for Soft Matter and Biological Physics -
http://www.csmb.phys.vt.edu/
Fellow, American Physical Society
Department of Physics (MC 0435) - www.phys.vt.edu/
109 Robeson Hall
850 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
phone: ++1-540-231-8998
fax: ++1-540-231-7511
email: tauber@vt.edu
url: www1.phys.vt.edu/~tauber/utaeuber.html
Textbook "Critical Dynamics": www.cambridge.org/9780521842235

See Attachement : smbt_2018_ad_long.pdf


14th September 2018 : Tenure track faculty position in Theoretical / Computational Soft Matter and/or Biological Physics – Virginia Tech

Dear Colleagues,

The Department of Physics at Virginia Tech invites applications for a
tenure-track faculty position in the areas of Theoretical /
Computational Soft Matter and/or Biological Physics. Appointment at the
Assistant Professor level is anticipated but exceptional senior
candidates will also be considered. We especially encourage applications
from candidates who complement, extend, or charter new directions to the
department’s existing strengths in complex biological systems and
processes, non-equilibrium statistical physics, biomembrane physics, and
polymer physics. Our /Center for Soft Matter and Biological Physics/
provides broad opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations within
Virginia Tech’s /College of Science/ and /College of Engineering/, as
well as its /Macromolecules Innovation/, /Biocomplexity/, and /Critical
Technology and Applied Science/ /Institutes/.

Please see the attached position ad for more details, and kindly
distribute widely among qualified candidates.Questions regarding the
position may be directed to me, via email smb_search@phys.vt.edu
,or phone: ++1-540-231-8998.

With best wishes, Uwe C. Täuber

--
Uwe C. Täuber
Dr. rer. nat., Professor of Physics, Virginia Tech
Director, Center for Soft Matter and Biological Physics -
_http://www.csmb.phys.vt.edu/ _
Fellow, American Physical Society
Department of Physics (MC 0435) - www.phys.vt.edu/
109 Robeson Hall
850 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
phone: ++1-540-231-8998
fax: ++1-540-231-7511
email: tauber@vt.edu
url: www1.phys.vt.edu/~tauber/utaeuber.html

Textbook "Critical Dynamics": www.cambridge.org/9780521842235

See Attachement : smbt_2018_ad_long.pdf


13th September 2018 : Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at Rensselaer




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Subject: [info.statphys] Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at
Rensselaer
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:26:10 -0400
From: Gyorgy Korniss (korniss@rpi.edu via info.statphys
Mailing List) <info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>
Reply-To: Gyorgy Korniss <korniss@rpi.edu>
To: Info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr


Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Artificial
Intelligence and Machine Learning at Rensselaer

href="https://rpijobs.rpi.edu/postings/6917"
moz-do-not-send="true">https://rpijobs.rpi.edu/postings/6917

Rensselaer is creating a research cluster in the area of
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). We seek
applications from outstanding candidates at all ranks (assistant,
associate, and full professor) who will build upon our existing
strengths in these and related areas across the Schools of
Science, Engineering, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences,
Management, and Architecture. These faculty members can have
academic appointments in any of the five Schools at Rensselaer
depending on the candidate’s background, interests, and the
potential for collaboration.

Candidates with strong physics background and AI/ML expertise and
applications in any sub fields of Physics are encouraged to apply.

Possible application areas include (but not limited to) 
statistical mechanics, condensed matter, network science, social
and infrastructure networks, or complex systems.

Interested applicants should contact:

Prof. Vincent Meunier

Head, Physics Department

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy

110 8th Street

Troy, NY 12180-3590

moz-do-not-send="true">meuniv@rpi.edu



10th September 2018 : 2 postdocs – UCSB

Dear Colleagues:

I have just relocated to the Physics Department at the University of
California Santa Barbara and I have two postdoctoral openings. I am
looking for outstanding and independent young scientists with broad
background in nonequilibrium statistical physics, soft matter or
biological physics, and strong computational and analytical skills. The
specific projects for each position are:

1.Simulations and continuum theories of active and driven systems,
including bacterial suspensions, active liquid crystals and active
colloids: rheology and mechanics of active matter, pattern formation and
topological defects in active fluids and gels, models of active
particles with internal degrees of freedom and feedback.

2.Understanding how the material properties of 2D tissue layers control
morphogenetics processes leading to 3D shapes. This project is part of a
collaboration with Mark Bowick and the experimental groups of Sebastian
Streichan and Zvonimir Dogic. It will involve a combination of
simulations of mesoscopic models, such as vertex or active tension
network models, and studies of continuum models of active viscoelastic
sheets. Experience with finite element method is desirable, but not
required.

To apply for one of these positions, an interested applicant should
forward a CV and three letters of reference to _cmarchetti@ucsb.edu
_ with subject line: 2018 postdoc. Both
positions can start as early as Fall 2018 and are for one year, with the
intention of renewal for a second and a third year, subject to good
performance and mutual satisfaction.

Thank you for circulating this announcement.

Cristina Marchetti
-------------------------------------------------
M. Cristina Marchetti
Professor
Physics Department
University of California Santa Barbara


3rd September 2018 : Postdoc – Computation/Single-molecule Biophysics – Brandeis U.

The labs of Jeff Gelles and Douglas Theobald at Brandeis University
(Boston, Massachusetts Metro area) have postdoctoral positions available
as part of a new interdisciplinary research project just funded (in
August 2018) by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
The project is to develop, characterize, and implement new computational
methods using Bayesian image classification, Markov chain Monte Carlo,
and other statistics-based methods, to deduce kinetic mechanisms of
biochemical processes from multi-wavelength single-molecule fluorescence
microscopy images.

The positions require a strong background in computation, with a Ph.D.
in Biophysics, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science, Biomedical
Engineering, or a related field. Recent (or soon-to-be) graduates are
encouraged to apply. Previous experience in biophysics or biochemistry
would be helpful but is not required; the positions can be structured to
provide training (including relevant experimental work) to individuals
interested in gaining experience in those areas.

To apply, please send your curriculum vitae (including a list of your
publications) and a cover letter that includes: 1) the names of three
mentors familiar with your scientific abilities who can provide letters
of recommendation, 2) a description of your prior experience with
projects in scientific computation, and 3) a statement of your
scientific interests and future career plans.

Jeff Gelles (gelles@brandeis.edu)
Douglas Theobald (dtheobald@brandeis.edu)


3rd September 2018 : Postdoc – theoretical/computational biophysics – ENS Paris

Dear colleagues,

We are looking for a post-doctoral researcher to work on a biophysics
project in Paris related to repressive and DNA repair foci in cells.
The project is in collaboration between theorists at the Ecole Normale
Superieure (Thierry Mora and Aleksandra Walczak) and experimentalists
at the Curie Institute: Judith Mine Hattab and Angela Taddei. The
project requires a combination of numerical and theoretical skills and
will require analysing real data.

The project concerns understanding the nature, formation and stability
of repressive and DNA repair foci in cells. It involves building
non-equilibrium statistical mechanics models and inference methods to
analyze single cell tracking experiments. We are interested in
figuring out the organisation and stability of these foci,
specifically testing ideas about liquid phase separation droplets.
Experimental data using cutting edge microscopy (PALM, single particle
tracking) are already available. The project is based on data analysis
and theoretical analysis.

For now the position is ~1.2 years but we will help candidates apply
for additional fellowships. The position could start as early as
September 2018 but possibly later.

Interested candidates should send their CV including publication list,
the names of people who can provide letters of reference and few
(really a few - not long letters) sentences about their past
experiences and motivation for this project to tmora@lps.ens.fr,
awalczak@lpt.ens.fr, judith.mine@curie.fr, Angela.Taddei@curie.fr.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 15th 2018. Applications received
before the deadline will be given priority.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions.

Judith, Angela, Thierry and Aleksandra


3rd September 2018 : Philippe Meyer Postdoc Positions at ENS-Paris




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Subject: [info.statphys] Philippe Meyer Postdoc Positions at
ENS-Paris
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:45:07 +0200
From: Denis BERNARD <denis.bernard@ens.fr>
Reply-To: Denis BERNARD <denis.bernard@ens.fr>
To: info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr
<info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>


Dear colleagues, style="font-family: ComicSansMS;" class="">


Please find here
the announcement for the Philippe Meyer postdoc positions in
theoretical physics at the Ecole Normale Superieure
style="font-family: ComicSansMS;" class="">starting in the fall
2019. 

Please
distribute it to potential candidates.



With my
best regards

Denis
Bernard


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LPT-ENS, Paris

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See Attachement : Appel-a-Candidatures-IPM-2018-AJO.pdf

See Attachement : Attached Message Part


3rd September 2018 : ICFP Junior Research Chair programme at ENS




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Subject: [info.statphys] ICFP Junior Research Chair programme at
ENS
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:47:54 +0200
From: Denis BERNARD <denis.bernard@ens.fr>
Reply-To: Denis BERNARD <denis.bernard@ens.fr>
To: info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr
<info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr>


Dear colleagues, class="" style="font-family: ComicSansMS;">


face="ComicSansMS">Please find below the announcement for the
Junior Research Chairs at the PhysicsDepartment of the Ecole
Normale Superieure 
starting in the fall 2019. 

Please
distribute it to potential candidates.



With my best regards

Denis
Bernard

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LPT-ENS,
Paris

href="https://www.phys.ens.fr/%7Edbernard" class=""
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class="" face="Calibri, serif">Junior Research Chairs LabEx
ENS ICFP Department of Physics, ENS (Ecole normale
supérieure), Paris

Closing
date: October 31, 2018 Expected interview dates: December
5-6-7, 2018

The
Department of Physics at ENS Paris invites applications for
three JRC (Junior Research Chairs) at postdoctoral level.
Appointments will be for two years with a possible one year
extension. The Department aims at recruiting outstanding
candidates with international experience. Research
activities can be experimental and/or theoretical. 

This
year, the Department aims at hiring a Junior Research Chair
in Statistical Physics who will actively work with the group
of G. Biroli (research topic: glassy, activated and complex
dynamics: from physics to machine learning). 

For
the two other positions, the program actively encourages
experimental projects through a reserved budget. Research
themes should correspond to one of the following ones:

-
Quantum physics: from atoms to condensed matter

-
Biophysics: from the cell to the organism

-
Non-linear physics: from the laboratory to the cosmos

-
Statistical and theoretical physics

Some
participation in teaching within ENS-ICFP (International
Centre for Fundamental Physics and its Interfaces) Master
program is part of the duties  class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
href="http://www.phys.ens.fr/spip.php?rubrique284&;;lang=en"
style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255);" moz-do-not-send="true">http://www.phys.ens.fr/spip.php?rubrique284&;;lang=en

In
addition to an internationally competitive salary, ENS-ICFP
provides an attractive travel allowance and research funds
(150,000 euros for experimentalists). The successful
candidates are fully integrated into the Department of
Physics and its constituent research laboratories. For more
detailed information regarding the research undertaken at
the Department of Physics, please visit our website  class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
href="http://www.phys.ens.fr/spip.php?rubrique258&;lang=en"
style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255);" moz-do-not-send="true">http://www.phys.ens.fr/spip.php?rubrique258&;lang=en

The
positions are funded by the ENS-ICFP grant obtained through
the French National Excellence initiative.

Applications
must be exclusively submitted through AcademicJobsOnline (
href="https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11408"
class="" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255);"
moz-do-not-send="true">https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11408 class="" face="Calibri, serif">) and should consist of:

- A
cover letter

- A
complete CV including a list of publications

- A
research project taking into account possible interactions
with research groups/faculty within the Department of
Physics at Ecole normale supérieure (no more than 4 pages of
A4).

-
Three letters of recommendation from senior scientists, to
be uploaded on AcademicJobsOnline.

Candidates
are encouraged to make early contact with faculty to 
class="" face="Calibri, serif">discuss
their research proposal 
face="Calibri, serif">and should refer to these contacts in
their 4-page research statement. 
color="#000007">If help
is required to identify appropriate research
groups/faculty, candidates should contact the Manager,
Stéphanie Troufflard, at 
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href="mailto:stephanie.troufflard@phys.ens.fr"
style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255);" moz-do-not-send="true">stephanie.troufflard@phys.ens.fr

Short-listed
candidates will be interviewed (videoconferences) in early
December 2018. Only applications received by October 31,
2018 will be considered. The hiring committee will make
offers late in 2018.

class="" lang="en-US">Positions will normally start in
September 2019, but this is negotiable. 

For
your information, two additional positions will be made
available by the Philippe Meyer Institute (
href="https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11450"
class="" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255);"
moz-do-not-send="true">https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11450)

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31st August 2018 : Philippe Meyer Postdoc Positions at ENS-Paris

Dear colleagues,

Please find here the announcement for the Philippe Meyer postdoc
positions in theoretical physics at the Ecole Normale Superieure
starting in the fall 2019.
Please distribute it to potential candidates.

With my best regards
Denis Bernard

————————————
LPT-ENS, Paris
https://www.phys.ens.fr/~dbernard
————————————

See Attachement : Appel-a-Candidatures-IPM-2018-AJO.pdf


31st August 2018 : Junior Research Chairs – ENS Paris

Dear colleagues,

Please find below the announcement for the Junior Research Chairs at the
PhysicsDepartment of the Ecole Normale Superieure starting in the fall 2019.
Please distribute it to potential candidates.

With my best regards
Denis Bernard

————————————
LPT-ENS, Paris
https://www.phys.ens.fr/~dbernard
————————————

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Junior Research Chairs LabEx ENS ICFP Department of Physics, ENS (Ecole
normale supérieure), Paris

Closing date: October 31, 2018 Expected interview dates: December 5-6-7,
2018
The Department of Physics at ENS Paris invites applications for three
JRC (Junior Research Chairs) at postdoctoral level. Appointments will be
for two years with a possible one year extension. The Department aims at
recruiting outstanding candidates with international experience.
Research activities can be experimental and/or theoretical.
This year, the Department aims at hiring a Junior Research Chair in
Statistical Physics who will actively work with the group of G. Biroli
(research topic: glassy, activated and complex dynamics: from physics to
machine learning).
For the two other positions, the program actively encourages
experimental projects through a reserved budget. Research themes should
correspond to one of the following ones:
- Quantum physics: from atoms to condensed matter
- Biophysics: from the cell to the organism
- Non-linear physics: from the laboratory to the cosmos
- Statistical and theoretical physics
Some participation in teaching within ENS-ICFP (International Centre for
Fundamental Physics and its Interfaces) Master program is part of the
duties http://www.phys.ens.fr/spip.php?rubrique284&;;lang=en
In addition to an internationally competitive salary, ENS-ICFP provides
an attractive travel allowance and research funds (150,000 euros for
experimentalists). The successful candidates are fully integrated into
the Department of Physics and its constituent research laboratories. For
more detailed information regarding the research undertaken at the
Department of Physics, please visit our website
http://www.phys.ens.fr/spip.php?rubrique258&;lang=en
The positions are funded by the ENS-ICFP grant obtained through the
French National Excellence initiative.
Applications must be exclusively submitted through AcademicJobsOnline
(https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11408) and should consist of:
- A cover letter
- A complete CV including a list of publications
- A research project taking into account possible interactions with
research groups/faculty within the Department of Physics at Ecole
normale supérieure (no more than 4 pages of A4).
- Three letters of recommendation from senior scientists, to be uploaded
on AcademicJobsOnline.
Candidates are encouraged to make early contact with faculty to discuss
their research proposal and should refer to these contacts in their
4-page research statement. If help is required to identify appropriate
research groups/faculty, candidates should contact the Manager,
Stéphanie Troufflard, at stephanie.troufflard@phys.ens.fr
Short-listed candidates will be interviewed (videoconferences) in early
December 2018. Only applications received by October 31, 2018 will be
considered. The hiring committee will make offers late in 2018.
Positions will normally start in September 2019, but this is negotiable.
For your information, two additional positions will be made available by
the Philippe Meyer Institute (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11450)

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31st August 2018 : ICFP Junior Research Chair programme at ENS

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Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:47:54 +0200
From: Denis BERNARD
To: "info.statphys@listes.ens-lyon.fr"
Subject: [info.statphys] ICFP Junior Research Chair programme at ENS

Dear colleagues,

Please find below the announcement for the Junior Research Chairs at the PhysicsDepartment of the Ecole Normale Superieure starting in the fall 2019. Please distribute it to potential candidates.
With my best regards
Denis Bernard

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LPT-ENS, Paris
https://www.phys.ens.fr/~dbernard
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Junior Research Chairs LabEx ENS ICFP Department of Physics, ENS (Ecole normale supérieure), Paris

Closing date: October 31, 2018 Expected interview dates: December 5-6-7, 2018
The Department of Physics at ENS Paris invites applications for three JRC (Junior Research Chairs) at postdoctoral level. Appointments will be for two years with a possible one year extension. The Department
aims at recruiting outstanding candidates with international experience. Research activities can be experimental and/or theoretical. 
This year, the Department aims at hiring a Junior Research Chair in Statistical Physics who will actively work with the group of G. Biroli (research topic: glassy, activated and complex dynamics: from
physics to machine learning). 
For the two other positions, the program actively encourages experimental projects through a reserved budget. Research themes should correspond to one of the following ones:
- Quantum physics: from atoms to condensed matter
- Biophysics: from the cell to the organism
- Non-linear physics: from the laboratory to the cosmos
- Statistical and theoretical physics
Some participation in teaching within ENS-ICFP (International Centre for Fundamental Physics and its Interfaces) Master program is part of the duties http://www.phys.ens.fr/spip.php?rubrique284&;;lang=en
In addition to an internationally competitive salary, ENS-ICFP provides an attractive travel allowance and research funds (150,000 euros for experimentalists). The successful candidates are fully integrated
into the Department of Physics and its constituent research laboratories. For more detailed information regarding the research undertaken at the Department of Physics, please visit our
website http://www.phys.ens.fr/spip.php?rubrique258&;lang=en
The positions are funded by the ENS-ICFP grant obtained through the French National Excellence initiative.
Applications must be exclusively submitted through AcademicJobsOnline (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11408) and should consist of:
- A cover letter
- A complete CV including a list of publications
- A research project taking into account possible interactions with research groups/faculty within the Department of Physics at Ecole normale supérieure (no more than 4 pages of A4).
- Three letters of recommendation from senior scientists, to be uploaded on AcademicJobsOnline.
Candidates are encouraged to make early contact with faculty to discuss their research proposal and should refer to these contacts in their 4-page research statement. If help is required to identify
appropriate research groups/faculty, candidates should contact the Manager, Stéphanie Troufflard, at stephanie.troufflard@phys.ens.fr
Short-listed candidates will be interviewed (videoconferences) in early December 2018. Only applications received by October 31, 2018 will be considered. The hiring committee will make offers late in 2018.
Positions will normally start in September 2019, but this is negotiable. 
For your information, two additional positions will be made available by the Philippe Meyer Institute (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11450)

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LPTMS Postdoc: Postdoctoral position in (numeric) theoretical physics

Missions

Le poste est financé avec les moyens du Conseil Européen de la Recherche dans le cadre du projet LoCoMacro (Local Control of Macroscopic Properties in Isolated Many-body Quantum Systems), présenté par Maurizio FAGOTTI à la session 2018 du ERC Starting Grants. Ce projet de recherche porte sur l'étude des effets d'inhomogénéités sur les systèmes hors d'équilibre après une soi-disante trempe quantique globale. C'est-à-dire l'évolution temporelle hors-équilibre d'états avec une énergie significativement plus élévée que l'état fondamental, pour lesquelles, généralement, une description statistique devient appropriée. Une particularité de LoCoMacro est l'intérêt porté aux effets globaux d'inhomogénéités qui se trouvent seulement dans une petite partie du système. Le projet s'intéresse à la fois aux modèles exactement solubles qu'on examinera avec des méthodes analytiques, qu'aux systèmes génériques lesquelles sont plus facilement abordés avec des méthodes numériques. Le groupe de recherche sera composé de chercheurs aux capacités hétérogènes et l'échange des savoirs et découvertes sera donc un aspect clé de son activité.

Activités

Le postdoc contribuera en particulier à l'étude numérique de l'évolution temporelle des systèmes quantiques à plusieurs corps à basse dimension en présence d'inhomogénéités.

Compétences

Les candidats doivent posséder un doctorat en physique. D'autres critères essentiels à ce poste sont l'intérêt pour la dynamique hors équilibre et la maîtrise des méthodes numériques pour étudier l'évolution du temps dans les systèmes quantiques à plusieurs corps à basse dimension (en particulier les techniques de réseaux de tenseurs); le candidat idéal est un chercheur indépendant qui souhaite améliorer les méthodes existantes et éventuellement développer de nouvelles techniques pour attaquer efficacement les problèmes hors équilibre sans invariance translationnelle.
Une bonne maitrise de l'anglais parlé et écrit est requise.

Contexte de travail

Le candidat retenu travaillera sous la supervision de Dr Maurizio FAGOTTI et bénéficiera de l'environnement de recherche stimulant du Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modèles Statistiques (LPTMS).
Le Laboratoire (créé en 1998) est une Unité Mixte de Recherche CNRS - Université Paris-Sud et héberge une cinquantaine de chercheurs. Les thématiques sont centrées autour de la physique statistique à la fois dans ses applications au cœur de la physique mais aussi dans ses ouvertures vers d'autres disciplines.
Etant une unité de recherche commune entre le CNRS et l'Université Paris-Sud, le laboratoire a accès à des installations informatiques telles que le «mésocentre informatique» Paris-Sud et, pour les calculs à grande échelle, aux installations nationales telles que IDRIS.

Informations complémentaires

Le salaire suivra les règles standard du CNRS et dépendra de l'expérience. En plus du salaire, un généreux fond pour les voyages est prévu. Le candidat retenu devrait prendre ses fonctions au cours des premiers mois de 2019; la date précise sera fixée d'un commun accord.
Les candidatures devront obligatoirement comporter:
- un curriculum vitae et les coordonnées d'au moins deux personnes susceptibles de donner un avis motivé sur le candidat;
- une lettre concise de motivation décrivant l'intérêt du candidat pour le projet de recherche;
- une liste des publications comprenant une sélection de deux ou trois publications pour lesquelles l'importance du travail est discutée et la contribution du candidat est soulignée.
Toute candidature incomplète ne sera pas examinée.

Date limite de réception des candidatures: 30/09/2018.

All applications must transit via the CNRS portal : 

Postdoctoral researcher – (numeric) theoretical physics


LPTMS Postdoc: Postdoctoral position in (analytic) theoretical physics

Missions

Le poste est financé avec les moyens du Conseil Européen de la Recherche dans le cadre du projet LoCoMacro (Local Control of Macroscopic Properties in Isolated Many-body Quantum Systems), présenté par Maurizio FAGOTTI à la session 2018 du ERC Starting Grants. Ce projet de recherche porte sur l'étude des effets d'inhomogénéités sur les systèmes hors d'équilibre après une soi-disante trempe quantique globale. C'est-à-dire l'évolution temporelle hors-équilibre d'états avec une énergie significativement plus élévée que l'état fondamental, pour lesquelles, généralement, une description statistique devient appropriée. Une particularité de LoCoMacro est l'intérêt porté aux effets globaux d'inhomogénéités qui se trouvent seulement dans une petite partie du système. Le projet s'intéresse à la fois aux modèles exactement solubles qu'on examinera avec des méthodes analytiques, qu'aux systèmes génériques lesquelles sont plus facilement abordés avec des méthodes numériques. Le groupe de recherche sera composé de chercheurs aux capacités hétérogènes et l'échange des savoirs et découvertes sera donc un aspect clé de son activité.

Activités

Le postdoc contribuera en particulier à l'étude numérique de l'évolution temporelle des systèmes quantiques à plusieurs corps à basse dimension en présence d'inhomogénéités.

Compétences

Les candidats doivent posséder un doctorat en physique. D'autres critères essentiels à ce poste sont l'intérêt pour la dynamique hors équilibre et la maîtrise des méthodes numériques pour étudier l'évolution du temps dans les systèmes quantiques à plusieurs corps à basse dimension (en particulier les techniques de réseaux de tenseurs); le candidat idéal est un chercheur indépendant qui souhaite améliorer les méthodes existantes et éventuellement développer de nouvelles techniques pour attaquer efficacement les problèmes hors équilibre sans invariance translationnelle.
Une bonne maitrise de l'anglais parlé et écrit est requise.

Contexte de travail

Le candidat retenu travaillera sous la supervision de Dr Maurizio FAGOTTI et bénéficiera de l'environnement de recherche stimulant du Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modèles Statistiques (LPTMS).
Le Laboratoire (créé en 1998) est une Unité Mixte de Recherche CNRS - Université Paris-Sud et héberge une cinquantaine de chercheurs. Les thématiques sont centrées autour de la physique statistique à la fois dans ses applications au cœur de la physique mais aussi dans ses ouvertures vers d'autres disciplines.
Etant une unité de recherche commune entre le CNRS et l'Université Paris-Sud, le laboratoire a accès à des installations informatiques telles que le «mésocentre informatique» Paris-Sud et, pour les calculs à grande échelle, aux installations nationales telles que IDRIS.

Informations complémentaires

Le salaire suivra les règles standard du CNRS et dépendra de l'expérience. En plus du salaire, un généreux fond pour les voyages est prévu. Le candidat retenu devrait prendre ses fonctions au cours des premiers mois de 2019; la date précise sera fixée d'un commun accord.
Les candidatures devront obligatoirement comporter:
- un curriculum vitae et les coordonnées d'au moins deux personnes susceptibles de donner un avis motivé sur le candidat;
- une lettre concise de motivation décrivant l'intérêt du candidat pour le projet de recherche;
- une liste des publications comprenant une sélection de deux ou trois publications pour lesquelles l'importance du travail est discutée et la contribution du candidat est soulignée.
Toute candidature incomplète ne sera pas examinée.

Date limite de réception des candidatures: 30/09/2018.

All applications must transit via the CNRS portal : 

Postdoctoral researcher – (analytic) theoretical physics


LPTMS Postdoc: Postdoctoral Position in Statistical Physics at LPTMS (University Paris-Sud-Orsay) and at LPT-ENS (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris).

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship in statistical physics, disordered systems, random matrices, non-equilibrium quantum or classical physics.

This fellowship is for two years. Starting date is flexible and could be anytime between January 2019 and October 2019. The selected candidate is expected to spend one year at the Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modèles Statistiques (LPTMS-Orsay), and one year at the Laboratoire de Physique Théorique (LPTENS).

This fellowship is funded by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche and is associated to a project entitled "Random matrices meet trapped fermions", a collaboration involving S. N. Majumdar, G. Schehr (LPTMS-Orsay), D. S. Dean (LOMA-Bordeaux) and P. Le Doussal (LPTENS), in which the selected candidate will participate. The main subject of interest is the statics and non-equilibrium dynamics of cold fermions in traps for which we aim to develop new theoretical tools and explore connections to other problems such as random matrix theory, growth processes, extreme value statistics, interacting Brownian walkers, integrable and disordered systems. Emphasis is given in comparison between analytical methods, numerical methods, and experiments and the candidate will have the opportunity to develop each of these facets.

The candidate will benefit from the very stimulating research environment of the Physics Department at ENS, and of the LPTMS-Orsay.

Applications including a CV, a list of publications, a description of past research, a statement on future research interests, should be sent to Grégory Schehr by email at the address gregory.schehr@lptms.u-psud.fr. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address. The deadline for the applications is November 30, 2018.

For more information contact either
Grégory Schehr (gregory.schehr@lptms.u-psud.fr.),
Satya N. Majumdar (satya.majumdar@u-psud.fr),
David S. Dean (dean@u-bordeaux.fr),
Pierre Le Doussal (ledou@lpt.ens.fr).

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