CMSP Postdoctoral Positions

ICTP seeks applications for Postdoctoral positions starting Fall 2023 from outstanding young scientists of any nationality with a strong research record.

With about 50 academic members (faculty, visitors, postdocs and graduate students), an intense programme of workshops and conferences, and close collaborations with local scientific institutions such as SISSA, Elettra, and the University of Trieste, the CMSP section provides a vibrant international research environment. Postdoctoral fellows are also encouraged, and supported, to participate in activities in developing countries in order to promote the mission of ICTP.

The ICTP takes seriously its commitment to equal opportunity and diversity in hiring, and in its global mission to promote science in the developing world.

Fellows must have completed a PhD in physics or related disciplines prior to the start of their Fellowship. Preference will be given to applicants in the areas of expertise of the CMSP group; candidates who have obtained their PhD after 2019 will be given priority.

ICTP offers internationally competitive remuneration and a number of benefits. Appointments will be made for two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further year. Candidates should apply through the ICTP online application system.

Application deadline: 20 December 2022

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted by e-mail after the selection process (January/February).

Contact: or apply online