Carry out your own PhD project in Experimental Physics / Quantum Optics supervised by Prof. Immanuel Bloch (LMU Munich / Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics)
At the Hector Fellow Academy you get the opportunity to realize a self-developed research project under supervision of Hector Fellow Prof. Immanuel Bloch. The Hector Fellows are a community of outstanding professors from different research institutions across Germany. They have been honored by the Hector Foundation for their merit in research and teaching within natural sciences, informatics, mathematics, medicine / psychology and engineering. At the Academy they pass on their expertise to prospective young scientists.
You are enthusiastic about developing and investigating an innovative research idea within the discipline of Prof. Bloch? You have a master’s degree in a scientific or engineering subject with excellent grades? You stand out from your peers due to your strong commitment and independent work? You are team oriented and communicative? You are willing to change your place of residence to Munich?
Our PhD students are employed as full-time research assistants at the LMU Munich for a period of three years. The salary is determined by the institute’s guidelines (according to the general pay scale of German universities approx. 47,000 EUR gross income per year). In addition, Hector Fellow PhD students receive grants for research expenses (15,000 EUR per year) and are given the opportunity to gain interdisciplinary expertise and relevant soft skills by participating in selected training activities.
Apply with your innovative, high-quality research idea via our Application Portal.
Current application period: January 1st - April 30th, 2017