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Postdoctoral position in the statistical physics of complex networks and its applications + one or two Ph.D. student positions

at University of Aveiro, Physics department, Portugal

Deadline: -- there is no deadline!

A postdoctoral position is open at the Physics department of the University of Aveiro, Portugal.
Research interests are in the field of the statistical physics of complex networks and its applications (cellular networks, the Web and the Internet, etc.) -- see http://sweet.ua.pt/~f2358/networks.html.

There are three options:
(1) The candidate may be a theoretical physicist with a good record in the field of ("non-formal") statistical physics or condensed matter theory.
OR
(2) The candidate may be a specialist in numerical calculations and then he will also have to be capable to administrate a Linux cluster.
OR
(3) The candidate may be a person with experience of work with cellular network databases and in bioinformatics.

The candidate should also have a good command of the English language.

The candidate should have a recent (less than five years) Ph.D. degree [or should prove that the Ph.D. degree will be received in 2005 or maybe even in January/February 2006].
The selected application should be confirmed by the Ministry of science in the very beginning of 2006.

It is a 1-year position with prolongations up to 3 years. Salary is 1495 Euros.

To apply, please send me [Sergey Dorogovtsev -- sdorogov(followed by)fis.ua.pt] the following set of non-doc files (txt, ps, pdf):
(1) your curriculum vitae and a brief letter of introduction,
(2) the list of publications together with a paper strictly indicating your contribution to each of your papers,
(3) a brief description of work which you would like to do,
(4) indicate the address of your home page if it exists, and
(5) arrange reference letters (directly e-mailed by referees) containing telephone numbers or you may simply provide me with e-mail addresses to request if necessary.

This announcement is valid until an appropriate person will be found. Informal inquiries are welcome.

23 June 2005


Sergey Dorogovtsev