Postdoc Position in Condensed Matter Theory

University of Amsterdam Institute of Physics

Netherlands

Postdoc position in Condensed Matter Theory
Publication date 19 December 2019
Closing date 31 January 2020
Level of education PhD
Hours 38 hours per week
Salary indication €2,709 to €4,274 gross per month
Vacancy number 19-871

A two-year postdoctoral position is available at the Institute for Theoretical Physics of the University of Amsterdam, in the group of prof. Jean-Sébastien Caux, starting around September 2020.

What are you going to do?

You will be part of an ongoing initiative aiming to develop nonperturbative methods for in- and out-of-equilibrium systems in low dimensions, in the context of quantum magnetism, cold atoms and nanoscale solid-state systems. Exceptional candidates with a PhD in theoretical physics and a strong background in integrability and the Bethe Ansatz, field theory, bosonization and numerical methods are particularly encouraged to apply.

What do we require?

  • PhD degree in Theoretical Physics;
  • the ability to work independently as well as in a team.

Our offer

A temporary contract for 38 hours per week, preferably starting at 1 September 2020 for the duration of 24 months. The salary, depending on relevant experience before the beginning of the employment contract, will be €2,709 to € 4,274 (scale 10) gross per month, based on fulltime (38 hours a week), exclusive 8 % holiday allowance and 8,3 end-of-year bonus. A favorable tax agreement, the ‘30% ruling’, may apply to non-Dutch applicants. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities is applicable.

Are you curious about our extensive package of secondary employment benefits? Then find out more about working at the Faculty of Science.

Questions?

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About the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science has a student body of around 6,500, as well as 1,600 members of staff working in education, research or support services. Researchers and students at the Faculty of Science are fascinated by every aspect of how the world works, be it elementary particles, the birth of the universe or the functioning of the brain.

The Institute of Physics (IoP) of the Faculty of Science combines the Van der Waals-Zeeman Institute (WZI), the Institute of Theoretical Physics (ITF) en the Institute for High Energy Physics (IHEF) and is one of the large research institutes of the faculty.

Job application

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? Then we look forward to receiving your CV and cover letter by 31 January 2020. You may apply online by using the link below.  

Applications should include:

  • a motivation letter and CV, including a list of publications.

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