PhD Student in Probing and controlling emergent electrodynamics in quantum spin ice materials (index no. 3301-00)

Updated: 29 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Jun 2024

15 May 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Paul Scherrer Institut Villigen
Research Field

Physics » Chemical physics
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Switzerland
Application Deadline

12 Jun 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Zurich)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

41.5
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Reference Number

3301-00
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of future technologies, energy and climate, health innovation and fundamentals of nature. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore, about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether, PSI employs 2200 people.

For the Solid State Structures group, Laboratory for Neutron Scattering and Imaging we are looking for a

PhD Student in Probing and controlling emergent electrodynamics in quantum spin ice materials

Your tasks

  • PhD in experimental physics
  • Conduct research on frustrated quantum magnets using neutron scattering and bulk properties measurements
  • Collaborate with partners and present results at workshops and conferences
  • Participate in the development of ultra-low temperature instrumentation
  • Support activities at the Swiss Spallation Neutron Source

Requirements
Research Field
Physics » Chemical physics
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in physics or physical chemistry
  • Experience with experimental work and data treatment
  • Experience with programming, e.g. using Python language
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with both theoretical and experimental partners

Additional Information
Benefits

We offer
Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.


Additional comments

For further information, please contact Dr Romain Sibille, phone +41 56 310 35 80.

Please submit your application online by 12 June 2024 (including addresses of referees) for the position as a PhD Student (index no. 3301-00).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Luca Simen, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland, www.psi.ch


Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
Paul Scherrer Institut
Country
Switzerland
Geofield


Where to apply
Website

https://apply.refline.ch/673278/3381/index.html?lang=en&cid=1

Contact
City

Villigen PSI
Website

http://www.psi.ch/psi-home
Street

PSI West
Postal Code

5232

STATUS: EXPIRED

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