Date Posted
10 Apr 2024

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PhD Project
Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt

PhD position in strongly correlated quantum many-body systems (m/f/d) (E13 TV-G-U, 50% part-time) (Frankfurt am Main)

10 Apr 2024

Position Description

The Institute for Theoretical Physics of Goethe University Frankfurt invites applications for the following positon of a

PhD student (m/f/d)
in strongly correlated quantum many-body systems
(E 13 TV-G-U, part-time)

available starting from 01.07.2024. The duration of the contract will be initially for three years. The salary grade is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement applicable to Goethe University (TV-G-U). If the collective agreement requirements for personal qualifications are not met, the employee will be assigned to the next lower salary group in accordance with EGO TV-G-U.

Prerequisite for the application is a Master’s degree in Physics. The successful candidate should have a strong research back ground in one or several of the following areas: quantum many body systems, in particular quantum phases of ultracold atoms, numerical simulation techniques for strongly interacting quantum many-body systems, strongly correlated electron systems. It is expected that the candidate shows special commitment to teaching and has the ability to work independently in scientific research.

Knowledge of the German language is not essential but advantageous, and the successful candidate is expected to learn German or to improve his*her German language skills.

The Goethe University is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities for both men and women alike, and therefore encourages particularly women to apply for the position/s offered. Individuals with severe disability will be prioritized in case of equal aptitude and ability.

How to Apply

Please send your curriculum vitae and a description of research interests until 07.05.2024 to Prof. Dr. Walter Hofstetter, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, Goethe-Universitaet, Campus Riedberg, Max-von-Laue-Str. 1, D-60438 Frankfurt am Main or to

Position Category: Mathematical & Physical Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project.