PhD position in Solid State Theory
Sort on published: 2018-05-18
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Uppsala University hereby declares the following position to be open for application: PhD position in Solid State Theory at the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Starting date: September 1, 2018. Research area: Materials Theory. The PhD position is open for four years.
The Division of Materials theory is known to have a world-class research environment in solid state theory, including both numerical and analytical models. The research is focused on electronic structures, magnetism, topological phases of matter and correlated phenomena.
The PhD student will study spin-dependent phenomena in magnetic materials with a special focus on spintronics applications. The student is expected to participate in developing of microscopic theory of spin torques in both non-collinear and collinear magnets and to search for potential candidates for practical calculations using first-principles calculations.
The applicant is expected to have a Master's degree in Physics, or equivalent, with a good background in solid-state physics and theory in general.
The application should include a statement of research interest, CV, certificates of exams, degrees and grades, a copy of the Master thesis, or equivalent, published articles and other relevant materials, if available. Also, letter(s) of recommendation can be included.
Rules governing Ph.D. candidates are set out in the Higher Education Ordinance Chapter 5, §§ 1-7 and in Uppsala university's rules and guidelines http://regler.uu.se/search/?hits=30&languageId=1&search-language_en=English
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: According to local agreement for PhD students and teaching assistants.
Starting date: 01-09-2018, temporary position ending 31-08-2022.
Type of position: Full time position.
For further information about the position please contact
Olle Eriksson, tel: +46-(0)18-4713625, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit your application by 30 June 2018, UFV-PA 2018/1883.
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Placement: Department of Physics and Astronomy
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100 %
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/1883
Last application date: 2018-06-30