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Opportunities for students and graduates at INFN Padova

If you are a student or recent graduate, here you can find the opportunities that INFN Padova offers to young people.

Foreign students and post-docs

Post-Doc Grants for foreigners
Every year in November INFN publishes a call for some Post Doc positions, in both theoretical and experimental research, addressed to foreign researchers and to Italians that have worked abroad for at least three years. The subjects cover fundamental interactions, string theory, astroparticle physics, cosmology and more.
Info and calls

INFN Summer Exchange Programs
INFN takes part in some students exchange programs, in collaboration with US National Science Foundation (NSF) and US Department of Energy (DoE).
More information about the open positions in Padua

ESC – Efficient Scientific Computing School
INFN organizes the high-specialization ESC School at Ce.U.B in Italy. The school program is structured along two main tracks: an introduction to the basic concepts and tools for developing efficient applications and a series of hands-on presentations of parallel programming tools and methodologies linked to GPU.
This school is dedicated to PHD, post-doc and researchers.
More info



Physics students and PhD students

Physics degree thesis at INFN Padova
Bachelor’s and Master’s degree thesis can be written on INFN research subjects.
On the Physics Department of Padova University website you can search for the available thesis subjects:

The students writing a thesis on INFN research subjects are associated to INFN Padova.

INFN PhD scholarship
INFN grants four of the Padova University PhD scholarships in Physics, two with free and two with established subjects.
The PhD students with a research subject related to INFN are associated to INFN Padova and can use INFN resources and infrastructures.
Info and call

Research grants and scholarships

Scientific research grants
A PhD is required to be eligible for an INFN research grant in physics.
Open positions

Technological research grants
A University degree (bachelor or master, depending on the call) is necessary to take part in an INFN selection for technological reserch grants. The subjects are various and cover most of the technical/scientific fields.
Open positions

Scholarships for young graduates (secondary school or university)
INFN can grant scholarships to train young people, graduated at secondary school or university, in some technical or administrative fields.
Open positions