University of Luxembourg, The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM)

Position ID:University of Luxembourg-The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM)-POSTDOC [#20205, UOL04255]
Position Title: 2-year Postdoc in quantum chaos
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Luxembourg, 1511, Luxembourg [map]
Subject Area: Theoretical Physics / Theoretical condensed matter physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/10/22, finished 2022/08/13, listed until 2022/02/09)
Position Description:    

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The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. 

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of MathematicsPhysicsEngineeringComputer ScienceLife Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

Position open for a 2-year postdoc on Quantum Chaos in the new group Quantum Dynamics and Control lead by Aurelia Chenu at the University of Luxembourg, with starting date January 1st, 2022. 

Your Role...

The postdoc fellow will be working on dynamics of quantum chaos, considering unitary and open dynamics, using tools from random matrix theory, and contribute to a project funded by the John Templeton Foundation.

What we expect from you…

The applicant should be a creative and motivated researcher with:

  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills;
  • A high-quality PhD in Theoretical Physics, ideally oriented toward Quantum Chaos;
  • Solid knowledge of Quantum Mechanics;
  • Good written and oral skills in English.

We offer...

A dynamic research unit in a recently created, quickly growing University; excellent working conditions in an international and inspiring environment; together with opportunities to participate regularly in scientific activities in Luxembourg and abroad (seminars, summer schools, conferences, etc). 

In Short...

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL04255 / JTF postdoc

How to apply...

Applications should include:

  • Motivation letter, stating your experience and why you are interested in quantum chaos;
  • Curriculum vitae (include year of birth, no picture);
  • Contact of two persons willing to send letters of recommendation;
  • Copies of diplomas and transcripts with grades.

Early application is encouraged. 

Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. 

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

In return you will get…

  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for societyand industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …

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