MPL-JGU Postdoc in QOptics/Cond Mat

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We are looking for a highly qualified applicant to carry out research in the Cooperative Quantum Phenomena group at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen, Germany ( The research project will be carried out in close collaboration with J. Prof. Jamir Marino, head of the NEUQUAM group at the JGU Mainz, Germany ( The research directions are strongly integrated within the Collaborative Research Centre Transregio (TRR 306) QuCoLiMa (Quantum Cooperativity of Light and Matter,

Planned research
The research is at the boundary of quantum optics and condensed matter and aims at the study of many body physics in open system dynamics with engineered dissipative behavior. In particular, the focus is on the dynamics of excitations on two dimensional subwavelength quantum emitter arrays.

Your qualifications
Background in either quantum optics or condensed matter or both
PhD degree in physics

Application details
The position is available for two years with the possibility of extension.
Please send the following documents electronically to the both these two email addresses: and
List of publications
Short description of research performed during PhD and of current and planned research goals (1 page)
Names and email addresses of 2-3 senior scientists for reference letters
Review of applications will start immediately. Job interviews will be held every 2-3 weeks until the position is filled with flexible starting date (Feb-March 2022).

The Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.