|Location:||Göttingen - Germany|
|Salary:||Public service salary scale E 13 TVöD Bund|
|Placed On:||21st September 2023|
|Expires:||20th November 2023|
In the Department of Living Matter Physics (LMP) we seek to fill a number of
Postdoctoral Researcher Positions in Active Matter and Statistical Physics
The Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPI-DS) at Göttingen, Germany, is an international, interdisciplinary, and collaborative environment offering an exceptional research setting. It hosts a range of theoretical and experimental fundamental scientific research and a diverse group of researchers. Altogether, it employs about 300 people.
The LMP department engages in a wide range of theoretical research aimed at understanding the dynamics of living systems from a physical perspective. The department currently hosts Ramin Golestanian (director), Philip Bittihn (group leader), Benoît Mahault (group leader), Suropriya Saha (group leader), and a number of postdoctoral researchers, students, and visitors.
The postdoctoral researchers will engage in theoretical and computational research in nonequilibrium statistical physics and active matter. For more information, visit our website (https://www.ds.mpg.de/lmp).
We are looking for excellent and self-motivated researchers with a relevant background and good communication skills to join our research team.
The ideal candidate should have:
We are offering excellent working conditions in a highly interdisciplinary and stimulating research environment. Salary is in accordance with the German state public service salary scale (E 13 TVöD Bund) and the corresponding social benefits. Working hours are full time. We offer opportunities regarding work life balance as well as health promotion services. The postdoctoral position is initially for one year with the possibility of extension up to three years. The starting date is flexible.
The Max Planck Society is committed to achieving the highest level of excellence and diversity. We encourage applications from women, especially in areas where they are underrepresented, which includes theoretical physics. Moreover, we are committed to providing a suitable working environment for everyone including individuals with disabilities.
To apply, click the 'Apply' button with the reference number MPIDS-W075 and submit your CV, a publication list, a statement of research interest, and contacts of two referees. In addition to the description of your proposed research, it should also briefly describe your past and current research interests and why you are interested in joining our department. Processing of applications will start immediately and will stop when the positions are filled. You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
For questions, please contact:
Prof. Dr. Ramin Golestanian
Tel. +49 551 5176-100
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Prof. Dr. Ramin Golestanian
Am Faßberg 17
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