New research position

The Centre of Physics of Fundamental Interactions (CFIF) of Instituto Superior Técnico of the Technical University of Lisbon, has 1 opening for a Research Associate in the area of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics.

Candidates should have a high quality research record and at least 3 years of post-doctoral research experience in the corresponding area. The candidate is expected to conduct independent research within the interests of the Condensed Matter Group: superconductivity; heavy fermion physics; magnetism and spintronics; non Fermi liquids and quantum phase transitions. The applicant should have a good knowledge of quantum field theory methods and techniques.

The contract offered will have a duration of up to 5 years, renewed yearly based on mutual agreement. The application deadline is September 17, 2008.

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How to apply

By e-mail to, with the following information:
  • Identification of the candidate
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of purpose for period of contract
Applicants should also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to

The Centro de Física das Interacções Fundamentais is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer.