Postdoc position in Theoretical Physics Sweden

Nordita and the Center for Quantum Materials invite applications for two post-doctoral positions in theoretical condensed matter physics. Positions includes conducting a strong research program, and interacting with colleagues and visitors at Nordita and elsewhere in the Nordic countries. Strong candidates in the areas of correlated electrons, superconductivity, magnetism and nonequilibrium physics of Dirac materials will be considered.The salary follows the salaries for postdocs at KTH. The appointments are for two years starting in November 2015 or some other date to be agreed upon. A person is eligible for appointment if they have attained a Degree of Doctor or have the equivalent academic expertise. Primarily, persons should have attained a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy or have acquired the equivalent expertise no more than four years before the end of the application period. Special importance is given to scientific skill, shown, for example, through international publications. Trade union representatives You’ll find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webbpage.

Application: Log into KTH’s recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad. Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application.

Candidates should include:

– curriculum vitae
– a list of publications
– a statement of research interests including future research plans not to exceed two pages

Additionally, candidates must arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent to the contact persons below.

Temporary position longer than 6 months

November 2015, or other date to be agreed upon

Last application date  2015-06-30


Alexander Balatsky, phone: +46 8-553 780 43

David Abergel, phone: +46 8-553 780 45

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The research activity of the local academic staff is supplemented by Nordita Scientific Programs, which bring together groups of leading experts to work on specific topics for extended periods. There is also ample opportunity for collaboration with faculty and research staff at local universities. Further information about Nordita can be found at

The Center for Quantum Materials is a research center at The Royal Institute of Technology, hosted by Nordita. The main goal of the Center is the advancement of materials physics research through strengthening ongoing experimental and theoretical/modelling efforts in modern materials, developing new research directions and local and international collaborations and providing educational opportunities in modern materials science.