If you are interested in joining our lab as a PhD student, Postdoc or just for a short stay, you have many possibilities:

Tenure Track application for young researchers funded by Italian Ministry of Research and Education open now! DEADLINE: 28 March 2018!!!. For young scholars of all nationalities with a doctoral degree or equivalent obtained between 31/10/2011 and 31/10/2014 that have been working continuously and permanently outside Italy for at least three years in teaching or research activities. Information: (Italian) (English). Candidates interested please contact us ASAP.

Post-Doc Opening!!

The LIPh Group of the University of Padua invites applications for postdoctoral positions.
Appointment duration
24 months.
Starting date (indicative)
April 2018 / December 2018
Depending on candidate expertise. All competitive for Italian living standards.
We seek for candidates with an established expertise and proven portfolio of research within one or more of the following research fields:
- Statistical Physics modelling of Ecological systems
- Non Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
- Neural Networks, Data mining and Advanced Statistics
- Biological inspired Complex Systems and Networks
Formal requirements
The candidate must possess a Ph.D. or a post-doc in a subject area relevant to the profile. An excellent level of both written and spoken English is mandatory.
Specific requirements
The candidate must prove ability in effective and persuasive communication, ability to supervise the work of others to focus team efforts, ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and to be able to communicate complex information to individuals from a range of disciplines
Research Environment
The LIPH group is active on a broad spectrum of subjects and it is a vibrant, interdisciplinary research team that benefits greatly from collaboration all around the world.
The candidate will work in strict collaboration with Samir Suweis and Amos Maritan, who lead the LIPh Lab.
How to apply
Interested applicants are requested to submit a CV, publication list, a brief cover letter (max 1 pages) and at least two letters of recommendation. All material should be sent to liph(dot)unipd(at)gmail(dot)com
The deadline for applications is May 3. Later applications will also be considered until the positions are filled.

Graduate students:

Calls are yearly available around April/May. Please check the UNIPD website:

NEW PhD positions granted by University of Padova. Full information here (only in Italian). DEADLINE: 30th June 2017.

PhD mobility grants for BRAZILIAN students , granted by Coimbra Group and the Grupo Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras.

PhD scholarships for CHINESE students , granted by University of Padova (new positions will be available soon).

Grants dedicated to FOREIGN students who want to stay a period of 6 months - 1 year, founded by Gini Foundation. .

Undergraduate students:

Send and email to us if you are thinking to do your Master/Bachelor thesis on the research topics we work on, or just come and visit our lab! You can see some thesis proposals here.