DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: May 24th, 2021, hrs. 4.00 PM (Italian time)

Link to the Application online

Positions: no. 24
Scholarships: no. 21
Positions without scholarship: no. 3
Supernumerary positions: no. 2 (see art. 7 of the call)
Positions and scholarships increased after the publication of the call are in red (indicated with +)

The scholarships are funded as follows:

Financer of scholarships No. of scholarships Topics of reserved scholarships
University of Trento 3  
University of Trento and Department of Physics 2 A - Neural network model of memory engram consolidation via astrocyte-neuron interaction
B - Superconductivity and charge density waves in two dimensional crystals[1]
University of Trento and CNR-INO 1 C - Quantum many-body systems and ultracold gases
University of Trento and ECT* 2 D - Gluon Saturation at the Electron-Ion Collider
E - Optimizing Quantum Simulations for Trapped-Ion qubits
University of Trento and INAF 1 F - Study of the Magnetosphere-atmosphere-lithosphere coupling during active seismic conditions
Department of Physics 4 G - Kinetics of soft matter systems: from statistical mechanics to machine Learning
H - Integrated quantum photonics
I - Photonic neural networks
J - Out-of-equilibrium dynamics of cold atoms in cavities
Department of Physics (Q@TN) 4 K –Cuboga (Coherently coupled Ultra-cold Bose gases: a toolbox for magnetic phenomena)
L – FLOAT (Fluctuating Levitated nonlinear Oscillators Approaching The quantum regime)
M – HyClassQSampling (Hybrid classical-quantum algorithms for Sampling Problems)
N – SOCCEr (SupercOnducting Circuits for the Casimir Effect)
INFN 3 O-P - Particle, astroparticle, nuclear, theoretical physics, related technologies and applications, including medical Physics
Q - R&D of an Advanced flexible interconnection solution suitable for high energy physics experiment and space applications
FBK 1 R - Deep Learning for time-transient phenomena in the ionosphere and correlation with seismo-induced events
Positions without scholarship 3  
Positions 24  
Supernumerary positions 2  

[1] This is a reserved scholarship in collaboration with the Sorbonne Université and entails specific additional PhD student's obligations. In particular, the doctoral student is required to spend a period of up to 18 months at the Sorbonne Université in Paris, where he/she will carry out part of the training and research activities envisaged by the doctoral project; while in Paris he/she will receive a salary according to the French contractual framework. For further details, please see the scholarship summary file posted at the call webpage.

Announcement of selection: Rector's Decree no. 361 of April 26th, 2021, published in this webpage on April 27th, 2021 – please see the Attachments section below*
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.
The Academic year starts November 1, 2020
For details on the reserved topics please see the Attachments section below.

Applicants are recommended to complete the online application well in advance before the deadline, in order to avoid possible technical problems or overcharge of the connection and/or of the application systems.

Assessment schedule: the assessment of qualifications will be held May 27th and 28th, 2021; interviews will be held from June 3rd to 10th, 2021.

Following the COVID-19 health emergency, as an extraordinary measure for carrying out oral tests in telematic mode, all interviews will be held exclusively in remote mode through the use of audio-video connection tools that will allow:
- the correct identification of the participants (through a webcam);
- the conduction of the oral test in a public form.
Further details will be defined by the Evaluation Committee and published in a prompt and timely way on this page.



INFN - Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare BEC Fondazione Bruno Kessler ERC European Research Council


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