Opening For Call for applications: Director of IFAE : Barcelona

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Call for applications: Director of IFAE : Barcelona

 The Institute of High Energy Physics (IFAE), is a consortium of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Generalitat of Catalonia. IFAE is part of the Catalan public network of research Institutes, CERCA ( ).
IFAE conducts experimental and theoretical research at the frontier of fundamental physics, namely in Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology. IFAE also works at the cutting edge of detector technology, applying its know-how to Medical Imaging and other applied research fields. It maintains a fruitful collaboration with its spinoff company, X-Ray Imatek.
In 2012, IFAE was granted the Severo Ochoa award, given by the Spanish government to a few leading national research centres.
Candidate profile and contact information
IFAE is seeking applicants with a distinguished record of scientific excellence and the innovative thinking necessary to lead a dynamic organisation. A PhD or comparable degree, high international visibility in IFAE’s field(s) of activity and significant research management experience are required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and consistent with IFAE management’s salary scale. 
More information, including a description of the Director’s post and responsibilities, is at
The successful candidate may be offered an indefinite position as Full Research Professor. The appointment as Director will be for a period of 4 years, which could be extended. Applicants should send a CV and a cover letter by e-mail to the Director of CERCA, at, citing as the subject “IFAE Director call”.
The deadline for applications is October 10, 2014.