Wurzburg University, Theoretical Physics IV (Hankiewicz's group)

Position ID:Wurzburg University-Theoretical Physics IV (Hankiewicz's group)-CONDENSEDMATTER [#15732]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher or Ph.D. student in theoretical condensed matter physics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Würzburg, Bayern 97074, Germany [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Condensed Matter Theory, Electron Hydrodynamics, Mesoscopic Physics/Nanoscience, Quantum Transport in topological phases, Superconductivity
Appl Deadline:2021/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/05, updated 2019/12/13, listed until 2021/01/15)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Researchers/Ph.D. student positions in Theoretical Condensed Matter

Theoretical Physics IV (Prof. Hankiewicz’s group) at Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg invites applications for postdoctoral and Ph.D. student positions starting in February 2020 or later. The research will be the focused on modern problems of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics including topological states of matter, Weyl semimetals, quantum transport, unconventional superconductivity, electron hydrodynamics and quantum anomalies. The position will be funded as a part of the Collaborative Research Center SFB 1170 'ToCoTronics'.

The Postdoctoral appointments will be for a period of two years with the possibility of extension to a third year upon positive evaluation. We are searching for highly motivated candidates with a strong background and expertise in theoretical condensed matter physics including but not limited to quantum transport in topological materials and electron hydrodynamics. The salary level is determined according to the German public service pay scale TVÖD E13. For Ph.D. students, the average time of employment is 3+1 years, and the salary is half of TVÖD E13. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Theoretical Physics IV (Prof. Hankiewicz’s group) at Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg is internationally known for its research in theoretical condensed matter physics including spintronics, quantum magnetism, superconductivity and quantum transport in topological materials. Moreover, it provides a stimulating international research environment with numerous scientific visitors each year, as well as by organizing workshops and conferences in areas relevant to this position. Moreover, the SFB 1170 allows for close collaboration with the theoretical as well as experimental condensed matter physics groups at Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg. Finally, there exist strong ties to groups in Dresden working on related topics via the Cluster of Excellence "Complexity and Topology in Quantum Matter" ct.qmat.

For more information on the group, please visit https://www.physik.uni-wuerzburg.de/tp4/startseite/

For more information on the SFB 1170 and the Cluster of Excellence, please visit https://www.physik.uni-wuerzburg.de/sfb1170/startseite/ https://www.physik.uni-wuerzburg.de/ctqmat/ctqmat-home/

Questions about this specific position can be addressed to Prof. Dr. Ewelina Hankiewicz (hankiewicz@physik.uni-wuerzburg.de). Applications are accepted via Academic Jobs Online or by submitting the application documents (motivation letter, CV, list of publications, a research statement of max. 2 pages length, 2 recommendations) in PDF format to Prof. Dr. Ewelina Hankiewicz (hankiewicz@physik.uni-wuerzburg.de). The deadline for the applications is 29 February 2020. However, the applications will be considered after this deadline until positions are filled.

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Further Info:
Theoretical Physics IV
Am Hubland
97074, Wurzburg, Germany

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