Part-time Postdoc position available in Quantum Optics

Updated: 21 days ago
Deadline: 30 Jun 2019

QUANTOP Center, NBI

Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

The postdoc’s duties will include research within quantum hybrid opto-mechanics at the QUANTOP Center as well as teaching. The position is related to the experiment investigating quantum entanglement between a nanomechanical system and an atomic system. The applicant must possess a PhD degree in physics specializing in experimental quantum physics. Experience with high-quality mechanical oscillators, quantum optics and atomic spin systems is required.

The post may also include performance of other duties.

Further information on the Department is linked at http://www.science.ku.dk/english/about-the-faculty/organisation/. Inquiries about the position can be made to Prof. Eugene Polzik, polzik@nbi.ku.dk .

The position is open from July 1st, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Terms of employment

The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

The position is part-time in total 25.9 hours per week.

Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

The starting salary is currently up to DKK 301.399 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 51.538). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include

- Curriculum vita

- Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)

- Research plan – description of current and future research plans

- Complete publication list

- Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers

The deadline for applications is 30 June 2019, 23:59 GMT +2.

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.

You can read about the recruitment process at http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/.


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