12/07/2019

PhD student position


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    19/08/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Frankfurt am Main
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    20
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2019

The Institute for Theoretical Physics of Goethe-University Frankfurt invites applications for the following vacancy of a PhD-student position. The contract will start on October 1st, 2019, with an initial duration of three years and possible extension.

Salaries are according to the collective agreements on salary scales which apply at Goethe-University (E13 TV-G-U 50%).

The PhD position is associated with the research group of Prof. Dr. Peter Kopietz. The PhD thesis is to be written in the field of many-particle physics (strongly correlated electronic systems, spin systems, magnetism, superconductivity). Field-theoretical methods and the functional renormalization group are to be applied. A Master's degree in physics and very good knowledge of quantum mechanics and statistical physics are required. There is the opportunity for self-determined research and participation in teaching. Furthermore, excellent knowledge of the German language is essential, also basic knowledge of the English language. Applications are welcome until Monday, August 19th, 2019.

In the summer of 2005, Goethe University was awarded the basic certificate of the audit Family-Friendly University. Great importance is attached to the family-friendly structuring of the university work-stream and employees will be supported in their efforts to combine their professional life with family duties. In this context, part-time employment and models of job-sharing are facilitated. Candidates returning to work after maternity/paternity leave are encouraged to apply for re-employment. Frankfurt University is committed to equal opportunities and selection on merit. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Precedence will be given to handicapped candidates between those with equal qualifications.

Please send your application, curriculum vitae and a description of research interests to Prof. Dr. Peter Kopietz, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue-Str. 1, D-60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany. E-Mail: pk@itp.uni-frankfurt.de

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Physics: Master Degree or equivalent

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Department of Physics, Institute for Theoretical Physics
Germany
Hessen
Frankfurt am Main
60438
Max-von-Laue-Str. 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 426773

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