Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Gran Sasso Science Institute

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L'Aquila, Italy

Description :

The Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) offers 18 positions for research 
activity in the fields of the Institute: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science,
Sociale Sciences.
Applicants must hold a PhD degree or an equivalent qualification. There is no 
age limit for applicants.
The annual gross salary is € 36.000,00. Each research grant is for two years.
Research topics:
1. Physics:
- 5 positions in the following field: Astroparticle Physics, physics of deep 
underground laboratories (neutrino physics, direct dark matter searches, nuclear
astrophysics) and studies of cosmic radiation (cosmic rays, gamma rays, 
gravitational waves and astrophysical neutrinos).
2. Mathematics:
3. - 5 positions in the following fields: Stochastic Differential Equations. 
Particles systems and
macroscopic limits, statistical mechanics and phase transitions. Probabilistic 
and Statistical methods in Big Data problems. Nonlinear dispersive PDEs. Quantum
many body problems. Dynamical Systems. Dynamics and Control on Networks. 
Mathematical models of collective behaviour, in biology and social sciences. 
Mathematical theory in classical and nonclassical fluids, Mathematical problems 
in Turbulence. Mathematical Models in continuum mechanics of solids, fluids and 
biological matter. Numerical methods in Linear Algebra and PDEs.
4. Computer Science:
- 5 positions in the following fields: Algorithmic aspects of social and 
computer networks including (but not limited to) distributed systems, 
optimization, game theory, analysis of complex networks, and algorithm 
engineering; Software systems and services, with emphasis on model-based 
approaches to support their development at different stages: design, testing, 
implementation, evaluation and maintenance; Specification and analysis of 
concurrent reactive systems, with emphasis on languages and models for 
describing such systems, specification formalisms such as temporal logics, and 
algorithms and tools for computer-aided verification.
4. Social Sciences:
- 3 positions in "Urban Studies and Regional Science". We welcome applications 
in particular (but not only) from researchers in the fields of applied 
economics, economic geography and urban planning. The positions are intended for
research activity on the main research themes of the GSSI Social Sciences 
research unit.
A very good knowledge of English is required.

How to apply :

The applications must be sent to GSSI only by filling out the online application
form at GSSI Gran Sasso Science Institute Viale Francesco Crispi, 7 - 67100 L'Aquila, Italia - Tel. +39 0862
4280262 email: - C.F. 01984560662 The application must include: - a curriculum vitae - a research statement - max 3 publications (PhD thesis may be included) - id document Eligible candidates in Mathematics must have earned their PhD not earlier than
January 1st, 2014. Deadline: March 2, 2018, h. 6 p.m. (italian time zone).

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