The application deadline has been extended!

The DFG-funded Research Training Group (GRK 2717)

„Dynamics of Controlled Atomic and Molecular Systems (DynCAM)“

at the University of Freiburg

in collaboration with the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver


PhD Positions

The program comprises a series of complementary experimental and theoretical projects, investigating and controlling the electron and nuclear dynamics down to the quantum level. In the focus are advanced techniques for the preparation of controlled atomic, molecular and cluster ensembles, combined with modern ultra-short laser techniques, as well as a variety of theory approaches. Collaborations with UBC offer an international environment with opportunities for extended research stays in Vancouver, Canada.

We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic, and team-oriented candidates that are eager to learn new methods, are passionate about science, and hold a master’s degree or equivalent in physics, chemistry, or related areas.

Please send your application as a single pdf-file including a letter of motivation, a CV, certificates of your university degree (including grades), a transcript of records and contact details of two references by 10/31/2021. Additionally, we require you to mention within your letter of motivation up to 3 preferred projects listed here on our website.

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Starting date of the RTG is 01/01/2022; duration of contracts is 36 months. The recruitment process will be continued until all positions are filled. The salary corresponds to TV-L E13 (75%) and is typically higher than 1.950€ per month (after tax) depending on qualification and family status. This also includes health insurance and social benefits according to the German labor law.

The University of Freiburg seeks to increase the number of female scientific faculty members and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position. The university committed to provide a family-friendly workplace. In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given preference.