Research Fellow – Condensed Matter Physics of 2D Materials International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory INL Portugal

Ref. 06.18. 25 - Research Fellow – Condensed Matter Physics of 2D Materials

Employer: International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL)
Location: Braga, Portugal
Department: Quantum Materials, Science and Technology
Group: Electrodynamics of 2D Materials
Job Type: Full time
Contract Duration: 36 months
Closing Date: 5th of August 2018 23:00 (Lisbon time)
Salary: Competitive package and benefits

Introduction

INL is seeking a qualified Post-doctoral Research Fellow, a theoretical condensed matter physicist with deep knowledge on condensed matter physics of 2D materials.

 Job Role & Key Responsibilities

As a Research Fellow in Condensed Matter Physics of 2D Materials you will take on a key role within the following responsibilities:
  • Carry out competitive research in the Department of Quantum Materials, Science and Technology, in the group of Electrodynamics of 2D Materials;
  • Participate in international conferences for dissemination of the scientific work done in the group of Electrodynamics of 2D Materials;
  • Participate actively in the organization of scientific events organized by the Department of Quantum Materials, Science and Technology;
  • Participate actively in outreach activities conducted by the group of Electrodynamics of 2D materials;
  • Supervise Master students and give support in the supervision of PhD. Students;
Job Requirements

Applicants should meet the following requirements:
  • PhD degree in condensed matter physics in the field of theory of 2D materials, with particular emphasis on graphene.
  • Post-doctoral experience in the theory of 2D materials, with particular emphasis on graphene and hexagonal boron nitride, and their twisted bilayers.
  • Publications on the following fields: elastic properties of graphene membranes, plasmonics in graphene, transport properties of vertical heterostructures, especially those composed of graphene and hexagonal boron nitride, and electrodynamics of 2D materials
  • Master the following theoretical techniques: quantum field theory in condensed matter physics, with particular emphasis on non-equilibrium Green’s functions methods and electromagnetic field theory, with particular emphasis on Dyadic Green’s functions formalism applied to light-matter interactions involving 2D materials.
 Personal Skills
  • Strong motivation to work both independently and as part of a team in an interdisciplinary environment, with the ability to pay close attention to detail and to meet deadlines;
  • A good track record of disseminating research results.
Languages
  • English is the working language of INL. Therefore, excellent communication skills in English are required.
What we offer
  • Employment contract and competitive compensation package;
  • Employees will also benefit of the various social facilities available at INL;
  • International and highly competitive environment in contact with leading edge technology.
How to Apply
International candidates are welcome to apply. Only applications in English will be accepted. The application is made online. Please click on the 'Apply' button;
Interested applicants should submit a motivation letter, a full curriculum vitae and University certificates. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Employment Agreement

If your application is successful and you accept our offer of employment, you will receive the employment agreement and all other relevant documents. If you are relocating, you will be given assistance by the HR Office.

If Your Application is Not Successful

We highly value the interest shown from applicants wishing to become a part of the INL experience. It is important for us to maintain good communications with candidates. No matter the outcome of the application, we always send the applicant an answer.

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Principle

INL is an equal opportunity organization, committed to providing equal career opportunities and firmly adheres to a principle of non-discrimination in respect of gender, age, nationality, racial group, or any other possible discriminatory issues. Inquiries should be made to: hr.services@inl.int 
The advertisement deadline may be extended at any time without previous notice in order to improve the suitability and effectiveness of the recruitment process.


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