Nordita, NORDITA-Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics

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Position ID:NORDITA-Nordita-PDCM18 [#11226]
Position Title: Postdoctoral position in condensed matter theory at Nordita
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stockholm, Stockholms Lan 11419, Sweden [map]
Subject Areas: Machine Learning / Machine Learning
Physics / Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical Physics, Condensed Matter Theory, Materials Science, Hard Condensed Matter Theory, materials-related physics, Computational physics
Big Data Analytics / Computer Science
Theoretical Physics / Condensed matter theory
Condensed Matter Physics / Condensed Matter Physics, Electronic Structure, Strongly Correlated Materials, Theoretical Condensed Matter, Condensed Matter Theory
Appl Deadline:2018/09/26* (posted 2018/05/25, listed until 2018/10/01)
Position Description:    

Nordita, the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, invites applications for postdoctoral positions in theoretical condensed matter physics, materials simulation, machine learning and data informatics.

Project description

We expect to have openings for two postdoctoral positions in theoretical condensed matter physics, superconductivity, and Dirac materials and in materials simulation, machine learning and data informatics. The positions include conducting a strong research and interacting with colleagues and visitors at Nordita, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University and elsewhere in the Nordic countries. One position will be connected to the Villum Center of Excellence in Dirac Materials.

Qualification requirements

Postdoctoral positions are appointed primarily for purposes of research. Applicants are expected to hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from another country.

Assessment criteria

The degree should have been completed no more than four years before the deadline for applications. An older degree may be acceptable under special circumstances, which may involve sick leave, parental leave, clinical attachment, elected positions in trade unions, or similar.

In the appointment process, special attention will be given to strong candidates in the areas of computational or theoretical physics with experience in density functional theory calculations.

Terms of employment

The position involves full-time employment for a maximum of two years. Start date is in January 2019 or as per agreement. The salary follows the stipend rules at Nordita.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

How to apply. The deadline for applications is 26 September, 2018. Applications should include a CV and publication list, a statement of research interests and three letters of reference.


Further information about the position can be obtained from:

  • Professor Alexander V. Balatsky, Nordita,
  • Assistant Professor Vladimir Juričić, Nordita,
  • Assistant Professor Nicola Lanata, Aarhus University,

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
+46 (0)8 5537 8423
AlbaNova University Center
Roslagstullsbacken 23
SE-106 91 Stockholm

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