We are hiring a Ph.D. student!

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented Ph.D. student willing to join our Group undertaking a new, 3-year “First Team” research project entitled Integrated optics in time-frequency domain: a new versatile platform for quantum technologies, funded by the Foundation for Polish Science. The project aims at research in the field of theoretical condensed matter as well as theoretical and experimental quantum optics. The research will be carried out in international collaboration with groups from the University of Oxford (United Kingdom) and the University of Paderborn (Germany).


  • Completed master studies in physics, preferably with specialization in quantum optics and/or condensed matter
  • Ambitious hard-working with high motivation for scientific work and strong will for self-development
  • Numerical programming practice, basic knowledge of mathematical tools (e.g. Matlab or Wolfram Mathematica) and general computer software (e.g. Microsoft Office, Skype)
  • Practical knowledge of English (B2 level or above)
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Mobility (ability to travel within the EU and worldwide)

Required documents:

  • A copy of a university diploma confirming master degree in physics
  • Recommendation letter from previous scientific supervisor; additional recommendation letters (e.g. from student?s organizations, other senior researchers) are welcome
  • Scientific curriculum vitae, focusing on achievements relevant for Ph.D. studies (e.g. previous participation in scientific activities, collaborations, internships, stipends, publications, scientific interests)
  • Motivational letter stating why the candidate is willing to participate in this research project
  • Optional: a copy of a document certifying candidate?s knowledge of English

The required documents must be sent by e-mail in PDF format to magdalena.stobinska@gmail.com. The recruitment committee will interview selected candidates before making the final decision. The candidates should be able to deliver original copies of the documents on demand. The final decision will be announced to the candidates as soon as the Foundation for Polish Science accepts the recruitment results. The position will start in February 2018.

Application deadline: 15 January 2017

Remuneration/stipend amount/month: 4500 PLN, tax-free (ca. 1100 EUR)

Please include in your application:
“I hereby give consent for my personal data included in my application to be processed for the purposes of the recruitment process under the Personal Data Protection Act as of 29 August 1997, consolidated text: Journal of Laws 2016, item 922 as amended.”

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