PhD Positions (m/f/x) Dynamics of Controlled Atomic and Molecular Systems (DynCAM)
University of Freiburg
The DFG-funded Research Training Group (GRK 2717)
„Dynamics of Controlled Atomic and
Molecular Systems (DynCAM)“
at the University of Freiburg
in collaboration with the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver
14 PhD Positions
The program comprises a series of complementary experimental and theoretical projects, investigating
and controlling the electron and nuclear dynamics down to the quantum level. In the
focus are advanced techniques for the preparation of controlled atomic, molecular and cluster
ensembles, combined with modern ultra-short laser techniques, as well as a variety of theory
approaches. Collaborations with UBC offer an international environment with opportunities for
extended research stays in Vancouver, Canada. For specific projects and further information see
We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic, and team-oriented candidates that are eager
to learn new methods, are passionate about science, and hold a master’s degree or equivalent in
physics, chemistry, or related areas.
Please send your application as a single pdf-file including a letter of motivation, a CV, certificates
of your university degree (including grades), a transcript of records and contact details of two references
by 08/31/2021. Additionally, we require you to mention within your letter of motivation up
to 3 preferred projects listed at www.rtg-dyncam.de.
The starting date of the RTG is 01/01/2022; duration of contracts is 36 months. The recruitment
process will be continued until all positions are filled. The salary corresponds to TV-L E13 (75%)
and is typically higher than 1.950€ per month (after tax) depending on qualification and family
status. This also includes health insurance and social benefits according to the German labor law.
The University of Freiburg seeks to increase the number of female scientific faculty members and
therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position. The university committed
to provide a family-friendly workplace. In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities
will be given preference.