PhD and Postdoctoral positions at the Dipolar Quantum Gases Group (Innsbruck, Prof. F. Ferlaino)

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Application deadline: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Dipolar Quantum Gas group, led by Prof. F. Ferlaino, is inviting applications for two PhD positions and one Postdoctoral position in experimental physics. We are looking for exceptional and highly motivated students and researchers from physics to join us in our ambitious goal of understanding dipolar quantum matter and of realizing Rydberg quantum simulators, based on the novel resources provided by multi-electrons atoms from the rare-earth family.

To learn more about our group and our research visit www.erbium.at

HOW TO APPLY?
If you are interested, send your application to francesca-ferlaino-group@uibk.ac.at. The application should include your CV, transcript of exams (for PhD candidates), names of reference persons, and anything else you consider relevant.
We are flexible with the starting date. However, we encourage to send an expression of interest or a full application as soon as possible. Primary consideration will be given to applications arriving before January 10th, 2018. Pre-selected candidates will be invited to a hearing in Innsbruck. Our group will refund travel expenses within reason and provide accommodation.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Our ideal candidate is a person passionate about physics that combines a curiosity driven-attitude with a solid physics and technical knowledge.
PhD positions: Background in experimental atomic, molecular and optical physics is not strictly
required but certainly beneficial.
Post-doc positions: PhD in Physics; Background in experimental atomic, molecular and optical physics is required. For candidate with more than two year of postdoc experience, senior position can be negotiated.

DETAILS ON THE PHD POSITION:
** One PhD position at the ERBIUM Lab (UIBK) and one at the RARE Lab (IQOQI) (visit www.erbium.at)
** 3 years contract with the possibility to extend it for an additional year
** A gross salary of about 2000€/month (this includes tax and health benefits)
** Starting date within 2019

DETAILS ON THE POSTDOC POSITION:
** One Post-doc position at the RARE Lab (IQOQI)
** 2 years contract with the possibility to extend it for an additional year
** A gross salary of about 3700€/month (this includes tax and health benefits)
** Starting date within 2019

The University of Innsbruck and the ÖAW promote equal opportunities and diversity in its employment relations. Women are expressly encouraged to apply and given priority. Severely disabled applicants of equal merit and qualifications will be given priority.