CEFIPRA Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral position is available at JNCASR for conducting research focused on mechanical response and yielding in glasses and colloidal systems, and associated aspects of memory formation in driven systems.  The expected duration of the position is two years and the position is available immediately. The position is part of a joint project supported by the Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research/Centre Franco-Indien pour la Promotion de la Recherche Avancée (IFCPAR/CEFIPRA) grant 5704-1, between Srikanth Sastry (JNCASR) and Giuseppe Foffi (LPS, CNRS/Université Paris-Sud, Paris). Further details of ongoing research may be found at http://www.jncasr.ac.in/sastry and about the planned research by email inquiry. Suitable candidates are expected to have interests broadly in statistical mechanics, soft matter and condensed matter physics, with experience in computational investigations in these fields.

Applications including a CV, a list of publications, a brief description of past research and future interests should be sent by email to sastry@jncasr.ac.in. Applicants should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the same address. Review of applications will be taken up by the end of June 2017, and will continue till the position is filled.