The Center for Quantum Devices at the Niels Bohr Institute offers PhD Scholarships in the field of experimental semiconductor-based quantum information processing. The position is for three or four years and expected to lead to a Ph.D. degree at the University of Copenhagen. Applicants must have completed at least one year of a relevant M. Sc. Degree, or, for US applicants, an Undergraduate Degree in a related area. International Students can apply for these scholarships. PhD Position starts from January 6, 2014. The application deadline is September 6, 2013.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of experimental semiconductor-based quantum information processing. Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen. Scholarship Provider: The Center for Quantum Devices at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen Scholarship can be taken at: Denmark
Eligibility: –The successful applicant will enroll as a Ph.D. student at the University of Copenhagen. The Ph.D. program, in addition to the project work, comprises participation in courses or international Ph.D. schools and some activity as teaching assistant. -Applicants must have completed at least one year of a relevant M. Sc. Degree, or, for US applicants, an Undergraduate Degree in a related area, at the time of start of the appointment. -The candidate must have strong background in physics at the masters level, with advanced coursework in quantum mechanics and condensed matter physics, as well as significant experimental experience. Experience and coursework in electronics is also helpful.
Scholarship Open for International Students: International Students can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The Center for Quantum Devices at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, announces the opening of two PhD positions in coupled multi-electron spin qubits in GaAs and other heterostructured semiconductors. Research involves experimental design, fabrication of submicron devices and associated electronics, radio-frequency measurement in a dilution refrigerator, data acquisition and analysis, and scientific writing.
Number of award(s): Two scholarships are offered.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for three or four years and expected to lead to a Ph.D. degree at the University of Copenhagen.
What does it cover? –Salary, pension and terms of employment are in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Academics Central organization. The salary depends on seniority, as agreed between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Currently, starting salaries are about 25,000 DKK (€ 3,330) per month for Ph.D. students – plus full benefits including pension. The position is open for candidates of all nationalities. -The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the surrounding society and encourage all qualified applicants regardless of personal background to apply for the position.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: –Applicants can apply electronically. -Applicants are requested to submit their applications electronically. Please send an application that describes your background. Enclose CV with publication list, short description of your work relevant to the research field (e.g. Masters thesis), and names and contact information of up to three scientific referees, and certified list of university courses and grades.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 6, 2013.