TU Wien - 13 Prae-Doc Positions
30 hours/week | limited to 4 years
TU Wien is Austria's largest institution of research and higher education in the fields of technology and natural sciences. With over 26,000 students and more than 4000 scientists, research, teaching and learning dedicated to the advancement of science and technology have been conducted here for more than 200 years, guided by the motto "Technology for People". As a driver of innovation, TU Wien fosters close collaboration with business and industry and contributes to the prosperity of society
At the TU Wien,
13 positions for PhD students (10 project-funded, 3 global budget) are available within the framework of the PhD program "Unravelling advanced 2D materials (TU-D)".
The positions are expected to start in October 2023 for a period of expected 4 years each.
The Doctoral College TU-D
offers thirteen interdisciplinary projects in the field of application of 2D materials for photocatalysis, nanoelectronics and sensor technology. Each project will be supervised by two professors from the respective fields. More details about the PhD program and the individual projects can be found at https://www.tuwien.at/en/doc/tu-d
- Collaboration in research and teaching tasks as well as examinations
- Supervision of students in courses and laboratory exercises
- Research and project activities
- Deepening of scientific knowledge
- Writing a dissertation and publications
- Participation in scientific events, in particular of the doctoral college
- Collaboration in organizational and administrative tasks
- Master's degree or diploma in relevant fields (chemistry, electrical engineering, physics) or equivalent university studies in Austria or abroad completed by September 1, 2023, at the latest.
- Advanced knowledge in the field of two-dimensional materials is encouraged.
- Within the scope of these university studies, the employee must provide services in connection with their dissertation.
- Excellent language skills in English
- Willingness for interdisciplinary cooperation
- Ability to work in a team, problem-solving skills and innovative ability
- Diverse and exciting field of work with a lot of interdisciplinary cooperation
- Broad internal and external training opportunities as well as flexible working hours
- Central location and good accessibility (U1/U2/U4 Karlsplatz)
TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women in particular in leadership positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women when equally qualified, unless reasons specific to a male applicant tilt the balance in his favour.
People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply. In case of any questions, please contact the confidant for disabled persons at the university, Mr. Gerhard Neustätter
Entry level salary is determined by the pay grade B1 of the Austrian collective agreement for university staff. This is a minimum of currently EUR 2,458.00/month gross, 14 times/year for 30 hours/week. Relevant working experiences may increase the monthly income. We look forward to receiving your application until 25.05.2023.
ATTENTION: Please indicate in your motivation letter for which of the research project(s) you are applying! Applications must include the following documents:
- A CV based on the Europass template including publications and scientific presentations (if available)
- A cover letter, including a justified ranking of up to three targeted PhD projects (See: http://tuwien.ac.at/doc/tu-d)
- A short summary of the diploma/master thesis
- A copy of a transcript of records
- Two letters of recommendation (e.g. from the thesis supervisor)
After the initial selection process, selected applicants will be invited to give a short presentation (either in person or online) on their research to date by June 5. The date for the presentation will be in June.
For more information, please visit https://www.tuwien.at/en/doc/tu-d
. For further questions, please contact the head of the PhD program Florian Libisch,
Institute for Theoretical Physics or one of the project leaders
Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung Junior Research Groups for Quantum Photonics
This call is part of the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung Center for Quantum Photonics Jena-Stuttgart-Ulm (CZS Center QPhoton), funded by the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung from 07/2022 until 06/2027 under the project ID P2021-00-019.
Eligibility: The call is open to postdocs at an early stage in their research careers that is up to five years after completion of the doctorate. Exceptions from this rule are possible, if well justified in the individual case.
Scope: Establishing four new CZS Junior Research Groups for Quantum Photonics at IQST and ACP (one in Jena, one in Ulm, two in Stuttgart) focusing on developing application-oriented technologies in the fields of quantum sensing, quantum imaging, and quantum information.
Funding: Per junior research group max. 700,000 EUR for up to five years. The new group leader can use these funds flexible, e.g. for his/her own position, PhD students, investments, and consumables.
Start: In 2023, as early as possible after the call selection.
Proposal: 6 pages max. to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Selection process: The decision is made by the Executive Board of the CZS Center QPhoton and will be based on the additional expertise of external referees.
Contact: For further information feel free to contact the directors of the CZS Center QPhoton Tilman Pfau (Stuttgart), Joachim Ankerhold (Ulm), or Andreas Tünnermann (Jena).