Post-doctoral Fellowship at Phys-Info, Lisbon

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Lisbon, Portugal
29 July, 2013


Instituto Superior Técnico Lisbon

Post-doctoral Fellowship

The Physics of Information Group, at Instituto de Telecomunicacoes (in Lisbon, Portugal), is seeking to hire a post-doctoral fellow to develop research in one of the following areas: quantum effects in biology, quantum information theory, quantum thermodynamics.

The candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree and research experience in the relevant area.

Application timing

Applications should be submitted by 29 July 2013, but earlier applications are welcome.

The position is available for immediate start, and will remain open if an adequate candidate is not identified.

Application procedure

The application is constituted by the following documents:

1. curriculum vitae of the applicant;
2. research plan;
3. two letters of recommendation (in alternative, the contact information of two persons able to provide references is also accepted).

The application should be sent by e-mail, following the instructions below (where "Surname" refers to the surname of the candidate):
- the documents above should be sent in a single PDF file, named "BPD Surname" (recommendation letters may be sent separately, but should still follow the two steps below);
- the e-mail subject should be "BPD Surname";
- the e-mail should be sent to: phys-info-jobs (at)

Applications that are incomplete or do not comply with the above instructions may not be evaluated.

Short-listed applicants may be invited for one or several interviews following the submission of their application.

Further information

The Physics of Information Group promotes research and advanced training in the physics of information in physical, chemical and biological systems.

The group is part of Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), a national research lab in Lisbon, Portugal, rated Excellent in its last international assessment.

The group is located in the campus of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST, the School of Science and Engineering of the Technical University of Lisbon), in Lisbon, Portugal.

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