Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för fysik och astronomi

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

The research conducted at the Department of Physics and Astronomy encompasses a wide range of physics topics, distributed over ten divisions. The department is located in the Ångström laboratory and employs nearly 400 people, 125 of whom are doctoral students. It offers a broad physics curriculum to undergraduate and graduate students, participation in nationally and internationally leading projects for researchers, and opportunities for partnership with industry and various outreach activities.

Uppsala University hereby declares the following position to be open for application: Postdoc position in Dynamical Mean Field Theory coupled to theory of x-ray and photoelectron spectroscopy at the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Starting date: March 2020. Research area: Materials Theory.

The Division of Materials Theory is known to have a world-class research environment in solid state theory, including both numerical and analytical models. The research is focused on spectroscopy, electronic structures, magnetism, topological phases of matter, correlated phenomena and green energy solutions.

Duties/Project description: The postdoc will develop and use multi-configuration methods, such as Dynamical Mean Field Theory,  for calculations of x-ray and photoelectron spectroscopy. The connection between spectroscopic theory and dynamical mean field theory is also part of the duties of the postdoc.  Applications of the developed methods is for materials used in “green” energy solutions, e.g. transition metal oxides. Interaction with experimental partners is an important part of the research.

Requirements: The applicant is expected to have a PhD degree in Physics, with a good background in solid-state physics and theory in general. The application should include a statement of research interest, CV, certificates of exams, degrees and grades, a copy of the PhD thesis, or equivalent, published articles and other relevant materials, if available. Also, letter(s) of recommendation can be included.

Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: 01-03-2020 or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employment: Temporary position according to central collective agreement.

Scope of employment: 100 %

For further information about the position please contact: Olle Eriksson, tel: +46-(0)18-4713625, email: olle.eriksson@fysik.uu.se.

Please submit your application by 3 January 2020, UFV-PA 2019/3830.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2020-02-01
Salary Fixed salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2019/3830
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 11.Nov.2019
Last application date 03.Jan.2020 11:59 PM CET

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