PhD Scholarships in DTU Physics research areas at DTU, Denmark 2022

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PhD Scholarships in DTU Physics research areas at DTU, Denmark 2022

Qualification Details

You have a strong personal drive and collaborative skills in addition to an excellent and relevant scientific background for the PhD project. You must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Do you want to strengthen your scientific and personal competences with a physics research education and work in an international environment? Then this opportunity may be interesting for you. We are looking for highly motivated and skilled candidates for PhD positions at DTU Physics.We invite you to join our research environments where we encourage collaboration and knowledge-sharing to foster new ideas and solutions. We collaborate with leading research groups around the world at universities, research facilities, and private companies.At DTU Physics, we perform research and teaching in physics areas that offer fundamental challenges and innovation potentials. We embrace projects that range from curiosity driven to projects that are closely related to solving grand challenges in society. You can read more about our research on our homepage, see below.The PhD position includes salary and travel grants covering the three years it takes to obtain a PhD degree at a Danish university.

How to Apply?

Application Method: online_applicationRef. No. -

Application Procedure

Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 31 October 2022 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma (in English) including official description of grading scale
  • Project description and name(s) of suggested DTU Physics supervisor(s) (see below)
For this call, it is required that you make contact and discuss project ideas with one or several potential supervisors at DTU Physics before applying. When contacting us by e-mail or phone, please refer to this job opening (“PhD Scholarships in DTU Physics Research Areas”). We emphasize and value this dialogue before application in order to strengthen your application and ensure a strong fit to our research. The supervisor must be professor, associate professor or senior scientist. The potential supervisors can be found via here or via the research sections listed below.In the field “Please indicate which position(s) you would like to apply for”, please indicate which project you are applying for (title from the above list of PhD projects or individual research projects).Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

About the Department/Section/Group

At DTU Physics, we perform research in fundamental and applied physics areas and we use and develop state-of-the-art experimental and theoretical approaches. Our research covers materials physics and design, quantum optics, sensing and communication, biophysics, surface physics, plasma physics, and continuum physics. Our research impacts society with new sustainable energy technologies, secure digital communication, medical technology, and new analytical methods. We use and develop basic theory, next-generation instrumentation, and software, and aim to make our data publicly accessible and usable. More detailed descriptions of our nine research sections are listed below including links to homepages.

Note or Other details

The scholarships for the PhD degree are subject to academic approval, and the candidates will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education. Assessment The assessment of the applicants will be made in a joint effort by the potential supervisors, head of research sections and centers, and the head of department. We offer DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility. Salary and appointment terms The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years. You can read more about career paths at DTU here. You can read more about DTU Physics at www.fysik.dtu.dk/english.If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark. Furthermore, you have the option of joining our monthly free seminar “PhD relocation to Denmark and startup “Zoom” seminar” for all questions regarding the practical matters of moving to Denmark and working as a PhD at DTU.

Contact Details

Further information may be obtained from Head of Department Jane Hvolbæk Nielsen, tel.: +45 4525 3222, e-mail: [email protected] and from the potential supervisors.