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The IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca ( invites applications for two Assistant Professor positions (deadline October 12th) and two Post-Doctoral Fellow positions (deadline September 28th) in Statistical Physics. We will consider highly qualified candidates with a strong theoretical background in the field to perform research activities in the context of Crisis Lab, (, a strategic research project financed by Italian Government (Progetti di Interesse CNR), especially for the analysis of financial, social, and economic systems, as well as for traffic and infrastructural networks. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Statistical Physics, Mathematics or Information Science are preferable, and candidates should have a strong quantitative background with an orientation towards applied research. Experience in interdisciplinary applications of Complex Network theory with particular emphasis on community detection and analysis of large data sets is ideal, in addition to knowledge of computer programming and experience in European projects. Candidates should have excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken, and should demonstrate enthusiasm for performing applied research in an interdisciplinary Research Unit. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications.

Interested candidates must apply by filling in the online application form at They will also be asked to submit a CV, research paper (published or working) and the name and contact details of three referees.

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