Physics for Future (P4F)


We propose to create an attractive future-oriented postdoctoral programme – Physics for Future (P4F) – with a carefully designed combination of advanced scientific, transferable and soft skill training. In two calls and in an open transparent, merit-based, equitable selection process we will recruit 60 postdoctoral fellows to join the Institute of Physics (FZU) of the Czech Academy of Sciences. The scientific scope of the programme is defined by the fundamental areas of research pursued at FZU: Particle and Theoretical Physics, Condensed matter, Solid State Physics, Optics, Laser and Plasma Physics. With sustainable research and development in mind we have identified three broadly defined domains – Materials for Society, Matter under Extreme Conditions and Emerging tools leading to a strong synergy among these research fields. With its interdisciplinary and intersectoral aspects and embedded outlook towards new tools & technologies – such as 3D printing, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and advanced computing – P4F aims to further strengthen the European knowledge capital, and thus contribute to the generation of frontier science; facilitate the R&D-industry discourse and interaction; accelerate innovation; and, importantly, contribute to the career development of the future leaders in the field of physics, who will be able to address and solve the needs of society in the perspective of global sustainable development. We will educate a new generation of physicists fluent in interaction with industry and ready to face future societal challenges. In this effort, FZU joins forces with 16 national and 36 international academic and 20 non-academic partners, 72 in total. This wide network has been crafted to specifically foster deep interdisciplinary thinking and promote knowledge exchange between academia and industry, with the aim of creating a stronger impact on both society and economy.

Tento projekt je financován EU.

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