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Facts and Figures:

Facts and Figures:

The department is a research federation (FR684) headed by the ENS and the CNRS. It provides technical platforms to the laboratories (workshop, cryogenic fluids, clean room facility, network, and logistics) and administrative support.

The life of the department is carried by those present daily in the
laboratories, classrooms, common services and the new library of experimental sciences. Composed of 450 people in total (44 owned and operated by the Federation) including 120 researchers / lecturers,the Department of Physics is the largest structure of research and teaching at the ENS.

In 2011, the department won recognition as an Excellence laboratory (“Laboratoire d’excellence”) for its research and teaching strategy.

Non-permanent positions

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. The Department aims at recruiting outstanding candidates with international experience. Appointments will be for two years with a possible one year extension.

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, research activities can be experimental and/or theoretical and 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

The program also encourages experimental projects through a reserved budget.
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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Facts and Figures:

The department is a research federation (FR684) headed by the ENS and the CNRS. It provides technical platforms to the laboratories (workshop, cryogenic fluids, clean room facility, network, and logistics) and administrative support.

The life of the department is carried by those present daily in the
laboratories, classrooms, common services and the new library of experimental sciences. Composed of 450 people in total (44 owned and operated by the Federation) including 120 researchers / lecturers,the Department of Physics is the largest structure of research and teaching at the ENS.

In 2011, the department won recognition as an Excellence laboratory (“Laboratoire d’excellence”) for its research and teaching strategy.