Research Associate / Postdoc - Institute of Theoretical Physics

Dresden (DE)
22 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Sep 2017
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At the Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, Institute of Theoretical Physics, the Chair of Theory of Condensed Matter offers a position as

Research Associate / Postdoc
(Subject to personal qualification, employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting as soon as possible. The position is limited to 3 years. The period of employment is governed by Fixed-Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). The position aims at obtaining further academic qualifications (e.g. habilitation thesis).
Tasks: research in model-based condensed matter theory, preferably on topological (semi-)metals, topological and unconventional superconductors, transport in extended systems and nanostructures or current topics in magnetism; teaching obligations.

Requirements: university degree in Physics; doctorate in Theoretical Physics; in-depth knowledge in condensed matter theory; proficiency in German or English; ability and motivation for doing outstanding research, both independently and in collaborations, e.g. in Collaborative Research Center SFB 1143.

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.

Please send your application including curriculum vitae, overview of research interests, list of publications, copy of documentation of the highest academic degree and the names and addresses of at least 3 references until 01.10.2017 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) preferably as a single PDF-document via e-mail to (please note: we are currently not able to receive electronically signed and encrypted data) or to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften, Fachrichtung Physik, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Professur für Theorie der kondensierten Materie, Herrn Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Carsten Timm, 01062 Dresden. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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