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Postdoc in Quantum Electro- and Optomechanics

The position
The Niels Bohr Institute of the University of Copenhagen is offering postdoc positions in the area of Quantum Electro- and Optomechanics, aiming at the generation and transduction of non-classical and entangled states between electronic, optical and mechanical degrees of freedom. Different sub-projects are available, among which a focus area may be chosen. Most research will be based on our recently developed phononic crystal devices with unprecedented mechanical coherence.

More information about the research and group is available on our website. For specific inquiries please contact Albert Schliesser directly.

The position is open from August 2017 or after agreement with the candidate.

The candidate
The successful applicant has a strong background and an excellent PhD degree in experimental physics, and has accumulated experience in several relevant fields, which include fabrication and modeling of nano- and micromechanical devices, superconducting electronics, cryogenics and quantum optics. Experience with guiding junior students is an additional advantage.

Terms of employment
The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

Please send an application that describes your background and research interests, and enclose a CV with publication list, short description of your work relevant to the research field (e.g. PhD, Master thesis), names and contact of up to three scientific referees, and diplomas.

As an equal opportunities employer, the University of Copenhagen invites applications from all interested candidates, regardless of gender, age, religion or ethnic origin.

The deadline for applications is 30th of June 2017.

You can read about the recruitment process at http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.


Professor Albert Schliesser


Application deadline: 30-06-2017
Employment type: Limited period
Employment start: 01-08-2017
Department/Location: Niels Bohr Institute

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