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Ph. D. student in theoretical quantum optics / condensed matter

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented Ph.D. student willing to join the team undertaking a new, 3-year "First Team" research project entitled Integrated optics in time-frequency domain: a new versatile platform for quantum technologies, funded by the Foundation for Polish Science. The project aims at research in the field of theoretical condensed matter as well as theoretical and experimental quantum optics. The research will be carried out in international collaboration with groups from the University of Oxford (United Kingdom) and the University of Paderborn (Germany), with support from companies: Raith, Airbus Defence and Space, GMV Innovating Solutions, Lambda System and Semicon. The team will be hosted by the Faculty of Physics of the University of Warsaw. The position will start in the Fall 2017.

Job Requirements

- Completed master studies in physics, preferably with specialization in quantum optics and/or condensed matter
- Ambitious hard-working with high motivation for scientific work and strong will for self-development
- Numerical programming practice, basic knowledge of mathematical tools (e.g. Matlab or Wolfram Mathematica) and general computer software (e.g. Microsoft Office, Skype)
- Practical knowledge of English (B2 level or above)
- Ability to work collaboratively
- Mobility (ability to travel within the EU and worldwide)

Required documents:
- A copy of a university diploma confirming master degree in physics
- Recommendation letter from previous scientific supervisor; additional recommendation letters (e.g. from student’s organizations, other senior researchers) are welcome
- Scientific curriculum vitae, focusing on achievements relevant for Ph. D. studies (e.g. previous participation in scientific activities, collaborations, internships, stipends, publications, scientific interests)
- Motivational letter stating why the candidate is willing to participate in this research project
- Optional: a copy of a document certifying candidate’s knowledge of English
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Contact Information
University of Warsaw
Magdalena Stobinska
Pasteura 5
Warsaw 02-093
Academic Area:
Position Type
PhD Student
Job Start Date
Job End Date
Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
References Required
Publications Required
Pay (per year)
From 54,000 To 54,000  
Education Level
Master’s Degree
Job Type
Some Travel