Postdoctoral Fellow in condensed-matter physics

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Application deadline: 

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The Higher School of Economics is a young, dynamic and fast-growing Russian research university. Over the past thirty years, HSE University has become a leader in Russian education and has been recognized internationally.

HSE University was the first state-run university in Russia to begin recruiting on the international academic market. We proceed from the understanding that the university, which responsibly approaches the training of new professionals, should select as teachers people who have real experience, as well as basic and applied knowledge. Committed to high-quality research, HSE University now has more than 100 research institutes and centres, and more than 50 international research laboratories led by eminent professors from all over the world.

The Condensed-Matter Physics Laboratory, HSE, Moscow, Russia ( invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of condensed-matter physics.
Condensed-Matter Physics laboratory was established in 2016 and conducts research in theoretical and experimental condensed-matter physics in close collaboration with researchers from such academic institutions as the Landau Institute for theoretical physics, Kapitza Institute for physical problems, Institute for solid-state physics, Institute of spectroscopy, Lebedev Physical Institute. For more information about our research activities and staff members, visit the web-site of the lab (where you can also find our contact details for specific questions concerning this announcement).

The position involves:

joining one of the research groups in the laboratory
the researcher is encouraged to pursue his/her own research in parallel with working on a research project of the Laboratory in the following areas:
o condensed-matter theory

o experimental low-temperature physics and nanophysics

o hydrodynamics and theory of turbulence

writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals;
participation in organization of the events and other contributions to the lab’s development;
public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community;
some teaching is encouraged, though not required.


a PhD degree (or equivalent, incl. the degree of Candidate of Sciences) in physics from a research university, normally within the last 5 years;
established research record in condensed-matter physics;
for experimentalists experience in the following areas is desirable: ARPES, nanofabrication, low and ultra-low temperatures, graphene, topological insulators, RF-measurements; contact us for more information;
fluent English.

Application Process

CV with a publication list and a research statement (indicate, which research direction you are interested in) should be submitted via the online application form. The applicants should also arrange for two reference letters to be sent directly to the International Faculty Recruitment Office at before the application deadline. Please, note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.

The deadline for the applications is January 31 , 2023.

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