Post-doc Position at CIRCE

Mathematics and Physics Department
Second University of Naples
Caserta, Italy

April 2014

The Mathematics and Physics Department of the Second University of Naples, Caserta, Italy, is offering a post doc position in the field of experimental nuclear astrophysics at CIRCE (Center for Isotopic Research on Cultural and Environmental heritage), where a 3 MV Tandem accelerator an the recoil mass separator ERNA (European Recoil separator for Nuclear Astrophysics) are installed.

The position is financed in the framework of the project "Nucleosynthesis in AGB stars: an integrated approach" and it will be focused on the study of low energy nuclear reactions on C, Na and F isotopes.

The candidate should have proven skills in experimental low energy nuclear physics, including charged particle and gamma ray detection, target characterization, data analysis and Monte Carlo simulation. A basic knowledge of low energy ion beam production and transport and vacuum technology is appreciated.

The initial contract will be for two years and will be renewable. The official call and application form (in Italian) are available at the following link:

Applications should be received by May 11th, 2014. The position will start on July 1st, 2014.

The year salary is 21821 Euro.

The knowledge of Italian is welcome, but not required.

Foreign applicants should refer to the responsible scientist, Prof. Lucio Gialanella (email:, for information and assistance.

April 17, 2014