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Dear Colleagues,

I would like to draw your attention on the following announcement for 5 PhD positions in Statistical Physics starting next November.
Please feel free to forward this message to potential candidates - deadline for applications is
*16 September 2013*

Kind regards.

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The International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) in Trieste, Italy (http://www.sissa.it/)
calls for applications to the PhD program in "Statistical Physics",
which starts on 4 November 2013.
Up to 5 applicants will be selected via the entrance exam scheduled for 2-3 October 2013.
The deadline for applications is *16 September 2013*.
Details of the application and selection procedures can be found here:
http://www.sissa.it/administration/bandi-di-concorso/studenti/phd-announcements-and-deadlines
under "Statistical Physics Ph.D Entrance Exams - Academic Year 2013/14"

The Statistical Physics group is engaged in theoretical research spanning some of the central
topics of the field. The range of activities includes critical phenomena, conformal field theory
and deformations thereof, lattice and field-theoretical integrable models, statistical field
theory, cold atom physics, non-equilibrium systems, Casimir effects, quantum disordered systems,
quantum computation and complex systems. The variety and quality of the research performed here
in close collaboration with scientists of the ICTP - Abdus Salam International Centre for
Theoretical Physics (http://www.ictp.it/) create an exciting and unique learning environment for
students at all levels.
Additional information on the PhD program can be found here, together with the contact
details of faculty members: http://www.sissa.it/statistical/wordpress/