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Postdoctoral Fellow in Theoretical Physics and Topological Phenomena – Stockholm, Sweden 2022

Stockholm University (SU), Sweden

Postdoctoral Fellow in Theoretical Physics and Topological Phenomena is available at the The Department of Fysikum – Stockholm, Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: -
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
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Department of Fysikum
Stockholm University (SU)
Stockholm, Sweden

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Qualification Details

Postdoctoral positions are appointed primarily for purposes of research. Applicants are expected to hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from another country.

Assessment criteriaThe degree should have been completed no more than three years before the time when the employment decision is made. An older degree may be acceptable under special circumstances. Special reasons refer to sick leave, parental leave, elected positions in trade unions, service in the total defense, or other similar circumstances as well as clinical attachment or service/assignments relevant to the subject area.

In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skills.

A suitable background is a PhD in theoretical physics specializing in theoretical condensed matter physics, high energy physics or mathematical physics.

The successful applicant will be selected based on documented knowledge relevant for the area of study. Excellent analytical capability is absolutely necessary and programming skills are wished for. A high level of personal motivation and team working skills is also crucial. Well-developed English language skills are required. The applicants are encouraged to provide supporting documents that substantiate qualifications. References and interviews will be used to assess qualifications of the applicants.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The position involves research in the theory of topological phases in collaboration with Emil J. Bergholtz and other researchers in Stockholm as well as with our collaborators elsewhere.  A suitable background is a PhD in theoretical physics specializing in theoretical condensed matter physics, high energy physics or mathematical physics.

How to Apply?

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Reference Number: SU FV-4544-21
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Please include the following information with your application

  • Your contact details and personal data
  • Your highest degree
  • Your language skills
  • Contact details for 2–3 references

Important: The reference persons must at the latest the 28th of February 2022 send their recommendation letter via e-mail to: FV-4544-21.refletters@fysik.su.se and on the subject line write: SU FV-4544-21 + the name of the applicant.

and, in addition, please include the following documents

  • Cover letter
  • CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of publications
  • Research proposal (no more than 3 pages) describing:– why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement– why and how you wish to complete the project– what makes you suitable for the project in question
  • Copy of PhD diploma
  • Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).

The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

application process

About the Project

The position is financed by grants awarded to Emil J. Bergholtz from the Swedish research council and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

About the Employer: Stockholm University (SU)


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Contact details

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Emil J. Bergholtz, telephone +46 8 553 780 35, emil.bergholtz@fysik.su.se.

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