ORGANISATION/COMPANYLeopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck
RESEARCH FIELDPhysics › Quantum mechanics
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE31/01/2017 23:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONAustria › Innsbruck
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK30
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND
MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER721465
We are looking for an excellent and highly motivated candidate with a physics degree and strong interest and experience in at least some of the areas of quantum optics, laser cooling or cavity QED. We expect dedication and enthusiasm for theoretical research or computational physics combined with openness and curiosity and the ability and willingness to work in a team.
The research training provided will comprise a broad portfolio of technical and transferable skills training on local and network level. The project will be part of a vibrant and stimulating international and inter-sectorial collaboration preparing excellently for a broad range of academic and industrial careers. Strong participation of non-academic partners and the interaction of academic and industrial partners is meant to raise awareness of career opportunities and to foster a culture of knowledge exchange and fruitful interaction between the academic and private sector, in particular to drive the emerging quantum technologies. Major anticipated secondments are to our partners Barracuda Networks in Innsbruck, the ETH Zürich and the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow, UK.
At Innsbruck University, the
successful candidate will be enrolled in the PhD program of the department of
physics under the supervision of Prof. Helmut Ritsch. The candidate is also
able to participate at the Innsbruck Doctoral School DK-Alm, and be a member of the Theoretical Physics
Please apply preferentially by January 31, 2017 via the link provided
Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
The job start as soon as possible.
Please include a 2-page CV and 1-page cover letter (including names and
contact details of at least two references) and a copy of your BSc and MSc
The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female
employees and therefore particularly welcomes applications from qualified
women. In the case of female under-representation, women with equal
qualifications will be given priority. In accordance with Austrian disability
laws, qualified people with special requirements are expressly encouraged to
apply for jobs.
Web site for additional job details
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELPhysics: Master Degree or equivalent
EURAXESS offer ID: 169000