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2 Post-doc positions at UNiversidade de Sao Paulo

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Application is open for two post-doctoral positions at Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (FAPESP grant number 2012/04583-8) on the following research topic:

- Heavy flavour physics in the ALICE experiment

These positions are for a period of two years, renewable up to four years. These positions also include a research grant that can be used for equipments and travel to conferences. Candidates are supposed to have:

- A recent Ph.D. degree in high-energy physics.
- Knowledge of English language.
- Experience in C++ programming.
- At least one publication in a peer reviewed journal.

The Brazilian group from Universidade de São Paulo is part of the ALICE Collaboration and it is involved in several data analysis related to heavy flavor, direct photons and jet physics. The group is also involved in the ALICE O2 project and the upgrade program. 

Universidade de São Paulo is investing intensively in its internationalization program (http://www.usp.br/internationaloffice/en/), therefore foreigns candidates are very welcome! The university is considered one of the best Iberoamerican University in the world (spanish and portuguese speaking Universities - see for instancehttp://www.scimagoir.com/pdf/SIR%20Iber%202013.pdf) and São Paulo is a city full of opportunities (http://www.cidadedesaopaulo.com/sp/en).

Interest candidates should send their CV and two letters of recommendation to Marcelo Munhoz (munhoz@if.usp.br) or Alexandre Suaide (suaide@if.usp.br). Further information can also be obtained through these e-mail addresses. These positions will remain open until they are filled.