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Date Posted
23 Nov 2022

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PhD Various
Goethe Universitaet Frankfurt am Main

Postdoc (m/f/d) (E13 TV-G-U) or a PhD student (m/f/d) (E 13 TV-G-U 50% part time)

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23 Nov 2022

Position Description


The Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is one of the largest universities in Germany with around 44,000 students and with about 5,700 employees. Founded in 1914 by Frankfurt citizens and since 2008 once again proud of its foundation status Goethe University possesses a high degree of autonomy, modernity and professional diversity. As a comprehensive university, the Goethe University offers a total of 16 departments on five campuses and 154 degree programs along with an outstanding research reputation. Furthermore the Goethe University is part of the Group of Rhine-Main-Universities (RMU).

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

Postdoc (m/f/d) (E13 TV-G-U)
or a
PhD student (m/f/d) (E 13 TV-G-U 50% part time)

available starting from 01.03.2023. 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).

Prerequisite for the application is a completed PhD in Physics and a Master’s degree in Physics with a thesis in the field of quantum many-body theory, for example in the theory of condensed matter or theoretical quantum optics for the Postdoc position and a Master’s degree in Physics with a thesis in the field of quantum many-body theory, for example in the theory of condensed matter or theoretical quantum optics for the PhD student position.

The successful candidate should have a strong research background in one or several of the following areas: quantum manybody 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 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 20.12.2022 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 hofstett@physik.uni.frankfurt.de

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