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PhD fellowship in synthesis and characterization of hybrid epitaxial nanoscale materials at the Center for Quantum Devices, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

The Center for Quantum Devices is a basic research center, comprising materials research, experimental physics, nanoelectronics and condensed matter theory. The full research program for the center of excellence can be found on the QDev homepage here: 
The position  
We announce the opening of a PhD position to develop hybrid multi-functional epitaxial materials using state-of-the-art crystal growth and characterization equipment. The project work will involve synthesis, development and understanding of novel types of bottom-up grown nano-structured crystals, with the aim of developing high-quality low-dimensional components for future electronics such as quantum information processing.  
The candidate  
The successful applicant, who should have a strong background in physics or material science, will be enrolled as a PhD at the University of Copenhagen.  
For inquiries, contact: Peter Krogstrup,  
Terms of appointment and payment  
The PhD position has a duration of three years from 1. January or as agreed, and will be funded under the project HEMs-DAM, granted under the Horizon 2020, European Research Council Starting Grant.  
Salary, pension and terms of employment are in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Academics Central organization.  
The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 312,879 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 43,219). The position is open for candidates of all nationalities.  
Applicants are requested to submit their applications electronically. Apply by clicking "Apply online".  
Please send an application that describes your background and research interests. Enclose CV with publication list, short description of your work relevant to the research field (e.g. thesis), and names and contact information on preferably three scientific referees. The candidates should include a certified list of university courses and grades.  
Application deadline: 15th October, 2017  
As an equal opportunities employer, the University of Copenhagen invites applications from all interested candidates, regardless of gender, age, religion or ethnic origin.  

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.


Application deadline: 15-10-2017
Employment start: 01-01-2018
Working hours: Full time
Department/Location: Niels Bohr Institutet

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