Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Classical Gravity

One post-doctoral position in the area of classical gravity is offered by ICTP-SAIFR, the International Centre for Theoretical Physics – South American Institute for Fundamental Research, located in São Paulo, Brazil, at the Institute of Theoretical Physics (IFT) of UNESP, the São Paulo State University. The fellowship is expected to begin in 2023 and is part of the Projeto Temático 2022/06350-2 “Fundamental Physics and LIGO”

financed by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). Prof. Riccardo Sturani is the main researcher of this project.


The IFT-UNESP gravity group includes the other faculty member Prof. Rogerio Rosenfeld and the successful candidate will be welcome to interact with the neighbouring university USP which also has a strong

group in cosmology and astrophysics, making São Paulo a vibrant research location in such topics.


The FAPESP post-doctoral fellowships pay an annual tax-free salary of 101.750 Brazilian reais as well as moving costs and 8,850 Brazilian reais/year for travel and research expenses. The selected candidate must reside in São Paulo for the duration of the fellowship. Postdocs will also receive ICTP-SAIFR funds to invite visitors and organize events.


Review of applications will begin in January 2023 and will continue until Feb 14th or the position has been filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


Candidates can apply at:

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