Postdoctoral position at Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

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ALICE Postdoctoral position at Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

Application is open for a postdoctoral position at Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, on the following research topic:

- Heavy flavour and/or jet physics in the ALICE experiment

This position is supported by the state of São Paulo funding agency FAPESP ( - grant number 2020/04867-2), initially for a period of two years but renewable for an extra one or two years. Within this period of time, a stay of one year abroad can also be requested ( The position also includes a research grant that can be used for equipment and travel to conferences.

Candidates are supposed to have:

- A recent Ph.D. degree in high-energy nuclear or particle 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 and jet physics. Brazilian groups have an important role in the ALICE physics program involving heavy quarks open and closed states using electrons as a probe. The group is also involved in the ALICE Forward Calorimeter (FoCal) and ALICE3 upgrade projects which involvement of the new post-doc is also desirable.

Universidade de São Paulo is investing intensively in its internationalization program (, therefore foreign 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 excitement with a very dynamic and cultural life (

Interest candidates should send their CV and two recommendation letters to Marcelo Munhoz ( Further information can also be obtained through this e-mail address. This position will remain open until it is filled.