Department of Physics / Quantum Coherence Lab, University of Basel

Position ID:University of Basel-Department of Physics / Quantum Coherence Lab-PHD [#11389]
Position Title: PhD student / Post-doc for Quantum Transport Experiments
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Basel, Basel-Stadt 4056, Switzerland
Subject Areas: Physics / Condensed Matter Experiment, Quantum Science
Appl Deadline:2018/09/30 (posted 2018/07/09, listed until 2019/09/09)
Position Description:    

We are seeking talented and highly motivated candidates to join our research team as a PhD student or Post-Doc at the University of Basel in Switzerland. Several projects are available, ranging from edge state spectroscopy to transport on ultra-stable lateral GaAs quantum dots, Ge/Si quantum wire dots with strong spin orbit interaction and investigation of nanoelectronic devices at microkelvin temperatures. Detailed information for all projects, including relevant publications, can be found at

Your profile: Suitable PhD candidates need to hold a masters (or equivalent) degree, preferably in physics or a closely related discipline. Some prior experience in (experimental) condensed matter physics would be helpful. German language proficiency is not necessary.

We prefer candidates with the following qualifications:

• Strong background in solid state physics.

• Laboratory and clean room experience (nanofabrication)

• Experience with quantum transport measurements at cryogenic temperatures

• Programming skills

• English communication and presentation skills

The research environment The successful candidate will join the Quantum Coherence Lab at University of Basel in Switzerland, under guidance of Prof. Dominik M. Zumbuehl ( The Quantum Coherence Lab is part of the physics department at University Basel, which currently hosts 6 theoretical and 14 experimental research groups and is widely recognized for the excellence of its research, education and innovation. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment.

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University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 82
CH-4056 Basel

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