Academic Researcher position at the Department of Low-Temperature Physics, in the field of…

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Charles University

In accordance with the the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University announces opening of academic researcher position with submission deadline September 30, 2022

Academic Researcher position at the Department of Low-Temperature Physics, in the field of condensed matter physics.

ID of the position: 202209-VP2-KFNT1

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the field of condensed matter physics, and practical experience with experiments on superfluidity and quantum hydrodynamics. The design and development of microfluidic/micromechanical devices using lithographic techniques and their practical use are welcome. It is expected that the applicant has already conducted research in this field of low-temperature research, documented by a publication record. The list of relevant publications should be added to the application. The applicant should be able to work independently with helium bath cryostats and dilution refrigerators and be familiar with low-temperature thermometry and standard low-temperature devices such as leak detectors, lock-in amplifiers, and temperature controllers.

In addition, the applicant should have a positive attitude towards pedagogical work and should be able to integrate research and teaching activities. The applicant should be capable of teaching lectures and exercises in Czech/Slovak and English as well as supervising student projects, Bachelor and Diploma theses.

Expected starting date is January 1, 2023, and it is negotiable.


The application accompanied by

  • professional CV
  • description of past research and academic positions
  • a description of teaching experience
  • proofs of education and awarding of academic titles,
  • list of publications
  • list of contributions at scientific conferences in the field
  • should be sent by e-mail to latest by September 30 , 2022 . The subjects of these e-mails should contain the ID of the position.

  • In case of positions with ID 202209-VP2-KFNT1 and 202209-VP2-KFNT2 we also require a list of citations (according to Web f Science); the applicant should also arrange for two recommendation letters from experts n the field to be sent to the same address. The subjects of these e-mails should also contain the ID of the position.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. In well-justified cases, the interview can be held remotely. The shortlisted candidates may also be invited to give a public lecture.

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