Joint post-doctoral fellowship in theoretical physics 1694 views

The Tsung-Dao Lee Institute (TDLI) and the Wilczek Quantum Center (WQC) in Shanghai, China, together with Nordita in Stockholm, Sweden, invite applications for a joint post-doctoral fellowship in theoretical physics.

The fellowship is intended for scientists who are within four years of receiving their Ph.D. and wish to carry out research in theoretical physics represented at TDLI/WQC. At present these research fields cover:

  • superconductivity, quantum magnetism
  • quantum phase transitions, integrable models
  • ultra-cold gases, quantum optics, and quantum information theory
  • fundamental interactions and its applications to astronomy and cosmology
  • application of quantum mechanics to biological processes

We strongly encourage applications from all under-represented groups.

  1. The appointment is for three years starting 1 September, 2020 or some other date to be agreed upon. The candidate will spend the first two years at TDLI/WQC and the third year at Nordita.
  2. Further information about the position can be obtained from Jialin Yang, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Professor Niels Obers, Nordita,
  3. How to apply
    1. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2020.
    2. Only online applications will be accepted. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a statement of research interests including future research plans.
    3. Additionally, candidates should arrange for three recommendation letters, to be sent to Elizabeth Yang ( as well as to Jialin Yang (, also before the deadline.

Application Materials Required:

  • Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Publication List
  • Three Reference Letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site)
  • And anything else requested in the description.
—-Quick Overview–
Organization Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Sweden/ China
Subject areas Theoretical Physics
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility PhD
Deadline January 31, 2020

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