Systemes Complexes post doctoral position

The Institut de Mécanique d’Alembert of Université Pierre et Marie Curie, in collaboration with Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modèles Statistiques of Université Paris Sud-Orsay invites applications for one year postdoctoral position starting in March-June 2012.

The candidate is expected to carry out an experimental and/or theoretical study of the failure properties of disordered materials. Applicants with background in statistical physics or mechanics are encouraged to apply.

This position is funded by the Institut des Systèmes Complexes Paris Ile-de-France. The successful applicant will work primarily with Laurent Ponson, (Institut d’Alembert) and Alberto Rosso (Laboratoire de physique théorique et modèles statistiques).

Applications including a CV and a motivation letter should be sent directly to Laurent Ponson ( or Alberto Rosso ( by February 29, 2012.