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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Collaborative Research Center 1173
Englerstr. 2
76131 Karlsruhe

The Collaborative Research Center “Wave phenomena – analysis and numerics” (CRC 1173), is currently seeking to recruit, as soon as possible, limited to two years, a

Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d – 100%)

Project A11 “Electromagnetic fields interacting with Quantum matter”

The CRC has been funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) since 2015. Its goal is to analytically understand, numerically simulate, and eventually manipulate wave propagation under realistic scenarios by intertwining analysis and numerics.

The project A11 “Electromagnetic fields interacting with Quantum matter” deals with quantum systems possibly in the presence of external classical or quantized electromagnetic fields. Examples of such systems are atoms or molecules, polarons, graphene. More details can be found in .

We provide an inspiring, attractive, interdisciplinary, and internationally recognized scientific environment with access to excellent facilities of the KIT, a wide scope of advanced training options within our integrated research training group, and flexible working time models. Our CRC aims at the implementation of equal opportunities, it promotes diversity and supports persons with childcare or eldercare responsibilities as well as persons with disabilities. Funds for travel and guests are available through the CRC.

The following qualifications are required seeking your consideration for this position:

  • Doctoral degree in Mathematics or Physics.
  • Strong background in functional analysis, mathematical quantum mechanics, and operator theory.
  • We expect good writing and oral communication skills in English along with the ability to work independently within an international team.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and copies of degree certificate(s).

We offer an attractive and modern workplace with access to excellent facilities of KIT, diverse and responsible tasks, a wide scope of advanced training options, supplementary pension with the VBL (Pension Authority for Employees in the Public Service Sector), flexible working time models, a job ticket (BW) allowance, and a cafeteria/canteen. We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d).

Therefore, we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job. If qualified, severely disabled persons will be preferred.


Application Instructions

Please apply online via until December 15th, 2021. For further information, please contact Mr. Ioannis Anapolitanos,, or Ms Laurette Lauffer,

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