Santiago de Chile
Approximate salary: The equivalent of 33,600 USD per year in Chilean Pesos.
Oct 26, 2017
Dec 26, 2017
Physics of Active Matter
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type

Postdoc Applications: (Dead line: 15/12/2017).

We invite interested young researchers to apply for postdoc positions available at the group “Millennium Nucleous Physics of Active Matter” at the Physics department of the University of Chile (Santiago). The applicants should have a strong training in physics or disciplines related to the project (see below). We invite people with skills in theoretical, numerical and/or experimental research. The candidates will participate in a very open work atmosphere of collaboration between theoreticians and experimentalists working in different problems related to the “Physics of Active Matter”.

We are particularly interested in developing:

1-Stochastic Thermodynamics and other theoretical approaches for active matter and non-equilibrium systems in general.

2-Experimental techniques for the study of bacterial suspensions in microfluidic devices.

3-Simulations of bacterial suspensions, active tissues, or active colloids.

More information about the position and the research subjects can be found in the personal web pages of:

Felipe Barra (

Maria Luisa Cordero (

Rodrigo Soto (

Financial support from our side is committed for one year and will be extended yearly upon agreement between the two parties for three years at most. In consist in a monthly salary of 1.770.000 Chilean pesos (2800 USD approx). Operational expenses and expenses associated to conferences (such as plane tickets, etc.) can be covered from our research budget.

Candidates should provide a CV, research interests, and the names and contact information of 2-3 researches that can provide references to prof. Felipe Barra, before December 15. For any further information, please feel free to contact

Felipe Barra