03/01/2017
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

PhD opportunity in theory of cavity assisted atomic selfordering

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsQuantum mechanics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/01/2017 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Innsbruck
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    721465
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    721465

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.

Training provided
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.

Benefits

mobility allowance

Eligibility criteria

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
Institute.

Selection process

Please apply preferentially by January 31, 2017 via the link provided
below: https://www.uibk.ac.at/dk-alm/.
 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
degree certificate.

Additional comments

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.

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Physics: Master Degree or equivalent
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Innsbruck
Austria
Tirol
Innsbruck
6020

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EURAXESS offer ID: 169000