Goethe-University Frankfurt, Physics

Position ID:Goethe-University Frankfurt-Physics-PHD [#16524]
Position Title: PhD in theoretical physics
Position Type:Student programs
Position Location:Frankfurt, Hessen 60438, Germany
Subject Area: Physics / Condensed Matter Theory
Appl Deadline:2020/08/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/07/08, listed until 2020/08/15)
Position Description:    

The Institute for Theoretical Physics of Goethe-University Frankfurt invites applications for the following vacancy of a

PhD-student position (all gender welcome) (E13 TV-G-U, part-time).

The contract will start on September 15th, 2020 or later, with an initial duration of three years. Salaries are according to the collective agreements on salary scales which apply at Goethe-University.

The PhD position will involve research under Prof. Falko Pientka on modern problems in condensed matter theory with particular focus on many-body quantum systems in low dimensions or at mesoscopic scales. Possible research topics include various types of collective modes of many-body systems, quantum transport, topological systems and superconductor heterostructures. The research will be carried out using various analytical and numerical techniques.

The applicant should have a Master's degree in physics and very good knowledge of quantum mechanics and statistical physics. The candidate will be offered the opportunity to do self-directed research and teaching.

Please send your application, curriculum vitae and a description of research interests until August 15th 2020 via e-mail in a single pdf file to Prof. Dr. Falko Pientka (e-mail: pientka@itp.uni-frankfurt.de).

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Contact: Falko Pientka
Email: email
Postal Mail:
Institut für Theoretische Physik
J.W.Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt
Max-von-Laue-Strasse 1
60438 Frankfurt/Main, Germany

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