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PhD Position in Quantum Optics

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Applications are invited for the postdoctoral position at the QUANTOP center in the field of generation of entangled optical fields and their application to measurements beyond the standard quantum limit. The project is aimed at demonstration of quantum noise reduction in a hybrid system involving an atomic spin ensemble as the means to achieve improved sensitivity in interferometric gravitational wave detection. Experience with generation of entangled light is required. Experience within atomic physics is a plus.

The postdoc’s duties will include research within Quantum Optics as well as teaching. The post may also include performance of other duties.

Further information on the Department is linked at https://www.science.ku.dk/english/about-the-faculty/organisation/. Inquiries about the position can be made to Prof. Eugene Polzik, [email protected].

The 2 year position is open from 1 May 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Terms of employment
The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers

The deadline for applications is 6 February 2022  23:59 GMT +1.

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.

You can read about the recruitment process at https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/.

Deadline: 2022-02-08 at 23:59
Unit: Faculty of Science

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.


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