Founded in 1964 by the late Nobel Laureate Abdus Salam and located in Trieste (Italy), the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) seeks to accomplish its mandate by providing scientists from developing countries with the continuing education and skills that they need to enjoy long and productive careers.
Under the direct supervision on the Head of Section/Senior Research Scientist, High Energy, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (HECAP) Section, the incumbent initiates, develops and coordinates front-line research in High Energy, Cosmology or Astroparticle Physics, provides guidance and mentoring to post-doctoral fellows, visitors and students, teaches courses at the ICTP and elsewhere, and participates in the organisation of activities of the section and in the selection of applicants to ICTP programmes and activities related to the section.
Essential responsibilities include:
Undertake front-line research in the own field of expertise, identifying, developing and implementing research projects in that field.
Participate in the hiring of post-doctoral fellows.
Provide guidance and mentoring to post-doctoral fellows, and guidance to any associates, visitors or fellows that collaborate on these research projects.
Education and Training:
Scientific Organisation and Outreach: