Research Fellowships and Research Professorships in Photonics and Quantum Science

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Friday, February 3, 2012

The Faculty of Physics of the University of Warsaw invites applications for research fellowships and research professorships in photonics and quantum science. The eight positions to be filled are funded from the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme project PhoQuS@UW: Fostering Excellence in Photonics and Quantum Science which aims at expanding experimental and theoretical research in widely defined optics and quantum physics including quantum optics and quantum information, ultrafast optics, atto-science, photonics, biophotonics, plasmonics, and related areas of research.

The University of Warsaw offers an exciting work environment located in one of the most vibrant cities of Central Europe. It is the top Polish academic institution with an extensive research programme, attracting best students from all over the country and beyond. The University science campus currently undergoes a major expansion with the opening of new facilities planned in 2013.

The candidates are expected to hold a doctoral degree, exhibit an outstanding academic record, and demonstrate the ability to carry out cutting-edge research. It is anticipated that conversion of research positions funded by the project into tenured or tenure-track posts will be possible in substantiated cases.

Enquiries and applications should be submitted via e-mail to: before 4th February 2013. Candidates are requested to provide a curriculum vitae, a research statement, and names and contact information of at least three referees familiar with their work. Equal opportunities policies will be applied in the recruitment process. Further information about the Faculty is available online at