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In accordance with the The Competitive Hiring Process Code of Charles University, the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University announces opening of following positions with submission deadline January 31, 2024

Numerical Simulations in Terahertz Spectroscopy

Non-academic position
Workplace:Faculty of Mathematics and Physics - School of Physics - Department of Chemical Physics and Optics
Job Offer Code: 202401-VP2-MFF-KChFO-051

Postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Chemical Physics and Optics in the salary class VP2. The applicant will participate in a theoretical research in the field of terahertz spectroscopy of nanostructures. The position is financed from the Czech Science Foundation grant "Electron tunneling in coupled semiconductor nanostructures triggered by plasmon resonance at terahertz frequencies". The scope of the position will be to systematically perform numerical simulations of the interaction of nanostructures with electromagnetic field, data analysis and preparation of publications. We offer work in a small theoretical group and opportunity to realize own ideas. The contract can be extended upon mutual agreement.

Employment Type and Scope: Full time employment, 40 hours per week

Source: Project GAČR 23-05640S

Qualification and Other Requirements:

Ph.D. title or equivalent received within the last 8 years (exceptions are possible in cases of parental leave and long-term sickness) by starting date. Proven ability of communication in English, publication track in the area. Proven experience in the field of numerical solution of problems with boundary condition using FDTD methods, knowledge of classical non-relativistic theory of electromagnetism. We expect both the capability of independent work and work within a team.

Expected Start Date:March 01, 2024 or negotiable
Term contract:1 year
Informal inquiries can be sent to:tomas.ostatnicky@matfyz.cuni.cz


The application with required attachments should be sent by e-mail to positions@matfyz.cuni.cz by the deadline. The subject of this e-mail should contain the job offer code.


If any recommendation letters are required, the applicant is responsible to ensure that they are sent to the same e-mail address positions@matfyz.cuni.cz. The subjects of these e-mails should also contain the job offer code.


In justified cases, e.g., if the applicant completes his doctoral studies in the period between the submission of the application and the date of starting the employment relationship, the applicant must provide proof of the completed doctoral studies before signing the employment contract.


Candidates who progress to the second round of the selection procedure will be invited for an interview. The interview may be conducted by means of information and communication technology if justified, at the request of the candidate. The Committee may invite selected candidates to give a lecture to the academic community of the Faculty.

Application Submission Deadline:January 31, 2024 at 00:00 CET
Documents Required for the Application:
  • structured CV
  • proof of Ph.D. degree
  • list of publication activity
  • description of previous experience
  • motivation letter
  • letter of recommendation
Published On: December 21, 2023

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