PhD Position in Quantum Photonics at University of Copenhagen in Denmark 2021

Niels Bohr Institute in Collaboration with the Center for Hybrid Quantum Networks and Hy-Q are inviting applications job openings for PhD fellows within experimental quantum photonics at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark 2021.

All three positions are embedded in the Quantum Photonics Group within the newly established Center of Excellence “Hybrid Quantum Networks Hy-Q.” They carry out fundamental and applied research on solid-state quantum-information processing with solid-state quantum emitters embedded in photonic nanostructures. The quest of the current research programme is to scale the basic quantum functionalities to obtain large and complex quantum networks.

Job description 
The PhD positions are for a 3-year period and the key tasks as a PhD student at Science are:
  • To manage and carry through your research project
  • Attend PhD courses
  • Write scientific articles and your PhD thesis
  • Teach and disseminate your research
  • To stay at an external research institution for a few months, preferably abroad
  • Work for the department

Worth of Award

  • The positions are covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.
  • Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.
  • The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 322,642 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 55,172). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.
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  • Applicants should have an MSc degree in physics or engineering with good results and good English skills.
  • As criteria for the assessment of your qualifications emphasis will also be laid on previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.

How to Apply

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically Applicants are most welcome to apply for all three positions however please indicate clearly in the application/cover letter for which position(s) the application is aiming for. Please include
  • Cover Letter, detailing your motivation and background for applying for the PhD project
  • CV
  • Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc)
  • Acceptance Letter for the relevant MSc Programme at SCIENCE, if any
  • Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any),
  • Full contact details (Name, address, telephone & email) of 1-3 professional referees
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
Deadline: Application closes May 1, 2021, GMT +2

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