The Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, Theoretical Quantum Optics Group at Paderborn University, offers the position of a PhD student (f/m/d)(pay scale 13 TV-L) starting at the earliest opportunity. The position (75% of regular working time) entais a fixed term contract for the duration of the PhD project in the field of theoretical quantum optics, specifically, high-order orbital angular momentum (OAM) in bright squeezed vacuum states (BSV) of light and is initially limited to 3 years (according to the German law “Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz“).
Paderborn University is a high-performance and internationally oriented university with approximately 20,000 students. Within interdisciplinary teams, we undertake forward-looking research, design innovative teaching concepts and actively transfer knowledge into society. As an important research and cooperation partner, the university also shapes regional development strategies. We offer our more than 2,300 employees in research, teaching, technology and administration a lively, family-friendly, equal opportunity environment, a lean management structure and diverse opportunities.