Visiting Positions at the Durban University of Technology, South Africa

Job type: 

Application deadline: 

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Research group: 

KG Zloshchastiev's Research Group

KG Zloshchastiev's group at the Institute of Systems Science, Durban University of Technology, located in the city of Durban, South Africa, opens the visiting positions for 2017. Visits are funded by the National Research Foundation of South Africa through the Durban University of Technology. There is no formal deadline, applications will be considered until the positions will be filled.

The group is now working on several multi-disciplinary topics, with a strong emphasis on these:

1) Logarithmic nonlinearity in wave equations: Properties and applications.
Some intro and examples can be found in: https://goo.gl/CSX2vS and http://bit.do/kgzpubln

2) Non-Hermitian Hamiltonians: Formalism and applications.
Some intro and examples can be found in: http://bit.do/kgzpubnh

These topics presume large freedom in terms of application area and methodology, therefore experts from different fields are encouraged to apply. The visitor will be expected to propose and/or lead the project, which will be an overlap of her/his research interests and those of the group. The minimal requirement for a visitor is a Master/PhD/Candidate degree.

Durban is a vibrant tropical city with numerous opportunities for work and recreation (https://goo.gl/clpT7d) inside the Kwazulu-Natal province, a world-famous tourist destination (http://www.zulu.org.za). Durban is also a warm home to Durban University of Technology (http://www.dut.ac.za), University of Kwazulu-Natal (http://www.ukzn.ac.za) and UKZN Centre for Quantum Technology (http://quantum.ukzn.ac.za), which makes it a unique research community on the East Coast of Africa.

Applicants must send her/his CV, list of publications, and brief research proposal directly to Konstantin Zloshchastiev. Contacts: http://bit.do/kgz