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PhD Positions in Theoretical Quantum Many-Body Physics

Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

The Institute for Theoretical Physics invites applications for

PhD Candidates
(Salary Group 13 TV-L, 75%)

to be filled on 1 August 2016 or on a later date for a duration of three years.

Job description
The openings are within the research group of Dr. Hendrik Weimer and are funded by the DFG within the scope of SFB 1227 and SPP 1929. The successful candidates are expected to work on projects focused on quantum many-body physics, dissipative quantum systems, quantum information, quantum optics, Rydberg atoms, and ultracold polar molecules. The projects include possibilities for collaboration with leading experimental groups.

Applicants must hold a Master degree or equivalent or must obtain the degree prior to beginning of employment. Previous experience in one or more of the above research areas is desired, preferentially combined with strong numerical skills.
Part-time employment is possible. As an equal opportunities employer, the Leibniz Universität Hannover wishes to support women and men in the context of statutory requirements. For this reason suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preferential treatment.

For further information, please contact Dr. Hendrik Weimer, email:

Applications received by 17 June 2016 will receive equal consideration. Please send your application including CV, list of publications, statement of research interests and contact details of two potential referees to:

Closing Date
31 Jul 2016


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