[Comp-neuro] TENURE TRACK POSITION IN QUANTITATIVE LIFE SCIENCES AT ICTP, TRIESTE ITALY

Matteo Marsili marsili at ictp.it
Fri Jan 8 18:45:22 CET 2016


TENURE TRACK POSITION IN QUANTITATIVE LIFE SCIENCES 
AT THE ABDUS SALAM INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS (ICTP).

ICTP is seeking applicants for a new tenure track position in its recently established Quantitative Life Sciences (QLS) research section.
We're seeking young brilliant researchers in Quantitative Biology, Systems and Computational Neuroscience or Quantitative Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. 
The successful applicant will play a significant role the QLS section, promoting cutting-edge research in his/her field of expertise.
Detailed description of the position is given below. For further information, please contact qls at ictp.it or visit our website www.ictp.it 

The deadline is 17 February 2016.

ICTP, based in Trieste, Italy, provides a top class multi-disciplinary research environment in theoretical sciences, with cutting edge research, education and training, and it has been a driving force behind global efforts for the advancement of science in the developing world. 

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Post Title: Research Officer

Domain: Quantitative Life Sciences

Grade : P-2

Organizational Unit: ICTP

Primary Location: Trieste, Italy

Recruitment open to: Internal and external candidates

Type of contract: Project Appointment (PA)

Annual salary: $ 65,877

Deadline (midnight, Trieste time): 17 February 2016



 How to apply

 http://www.ictp.it/about-ictp/personnel-office/employment.aspx

OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Researcher of the Quantitative Life Sciences (QLS) Section the incumbent will initiate and undertake world-class research in the field of Quantitative Life Sciences and assist in the planning and implementation of the scientific activities of the section and in the fulfilment of the Centre's mission. Essential responsibilities include:

 Undertake front-line research in the fields of Quantitative Biology, Systems and Computational Neuroscience, Quantitative Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

 Organization of seminars, schools, workshops, conferences and topical meetings, and selection of participants.
 Review the applications for postdoctoral work and Associateships, and short-term and long-term visits.
 Teach, as required, in Diploma Course Programs. Collaborate, as appropriate, with the Associates as well as other

visitors to the Centre, especially those from developing countries.
 Additional activities that may be required to ensure the success of the Section's work.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

 PhD in Physics or areas related to Quantitative Life Sciences.


WORK EXPERIENCE
 At least 2 years of relevant professional experience after the PhD.
 Documented record of excellence in research. 

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES
 Ability to work in a multicultural environment and as part of a team. 

LANGUAGES
 Excellent knowledge of English.

BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS

This is an extra-budgetary position classified as a project appointment with an intended medium term period of employment (5 years). Although having staff member status and enjoying the same benefits, the incumbent will be considered an external applicant if later applying for a regular post. For this post, the net annual remuneration will start at US$ 65,877 and is exempt from income tax. UN Pension plan and medical insurance are provided.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates should apply through the website http://www.ictp.it/about-ictp/personnel-office/employment.aspx

In addition, candidates should send a curriculum vita and list of publications to the ICTP Personnel Office (email: personnel_office at ictp.it), and should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly by their referees to the ICTP Personnel Office by means of a scanned document topersonnel_office at ictp.it, email address of the ICTP Personnel Office, or by fax to +39-040-22407593, clearly indicating in the subject line "Research Officer post in the QLS Section" and the candidate's name.



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