PhD position Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics at the Center for Quantum Devices and the Niels...

University of Copenhagen
September 15 2017
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PhD position Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics at the Center for Quantum Devices and the Niels Bohr International Academy

The Center for Quantum Devices is a basic research center supported by the Danish National Research Foundation, comprising materials research, experimental physics, nanoelectronics and condensed matter theory.

The position

The Center for Quantum Devices is looking to hire one PhD student for a project on topology and dynamics in quantum many body systems. The research will be largely numerical in nature, and will require developing new codes and theoretical methods, to be applied to non-equilibrium many-body systems, as well as scientific writing and presentation.

Information about QDev can be found at

The position is open from October or by arrangement, and will be funded by the ERC TOPDYN project.

Terms of employment

The PhD position has a duration of three years from 1 October or as agreed.

Application deadline: 19 September 2017.

As an equal opportunities employer, the University of Copenhagen invites applications from all interested candidates, regardless of gender, age, religion, or ethnic origin.

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Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe's top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation - with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture - creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.

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