Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Tenure track assistant professor of Physics of matter

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Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor of Physics of matter.

Ca’ Foscari is a research-intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and research freedom. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges.

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher of Physics of matter capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world. 

Teaching: The candidate will be asked to carry out no less than 60 hours of teaching activities on topics consistent with the academic discipline and with the didactic requests of the Department. The teaching activity will be carried out within the degree courses of the Department, being mainly involved in Bachelor and Master degrees in Engineering Physics. 

In particular:

- Physics of matter;

- Quantum optics

Research: The research activity will be focused on theoretical condensed matter physics, with particular interest on Density Functional Theory (DFT) and/or calculations on correlated and/or topological systems. These topics fall into research areas that are compatible with the guidelines of the strategic plan of the University and of the development plan of the Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems (DSMN).

The position is at the Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems. The Department aims to stimulate research development and scientific education and is characterized by its research in innovative fields. The Department also interacts with local manufacturing firms and businesses, given the importance of its research on sustainability themes. The education focuses on both established research areas and more innovative ones like renewable energy sources, green chemistry, nanotechnologies and biotechnologies. 

The educational pathways offered by the Department are designed to implement the strong interaction between the university and the job market, using a blend of traditional methods and new Lifelong Learning projects (LLP). 

The Institution

Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your needs and preferences with the available options.

If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first years of the contract.

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Job details

Tenure track assistant professor of Physics of matter
Dorsoduro 3246 Venice, Italy
Application deadline
2023-04-29 23:59:59
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