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for two post-doctoral positions at Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

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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 topics:
 
- Heavy flavour physics in the ALICE experiment
- Heavy-quark phenomenology on relativistic heavy ion collisions
 
These positions are for a period of two years. They 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 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 Ibero-American Universities in the world (spanish and portuguese speaking Universities) 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.