In accordance with the Competitive Hiring Process Code of Charles University
the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University
announces opening of academic positions
with submission deadline July 15, 2022

School of Physics

Postdoctoral position at the Department of Condensed Matter Physics, FMP CU, in the field of ab-initio quantum transport.

ID of the position: 202207-PD-KFKL

Qualification requirements: Completed doctoral degree in the relevant study program. Knowledge of first-principles calculations of electronic structure based on density-functional theory (DFT) is required. Experience with quantum transport, spin-orbit effects, molecules, Turbomole package, and publication records in impacted journals will be positively evaluated.

Length of contract: The contract will be signed for one year, with an optional extension depending on the productivity of the postdoc.

Expected starting date is October 1, 2022, and is negotiable.


All applicants are required to have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in the relevant field, achieved a maximum of eight years ago. This period does not include the period of maternity leave, parental leave, military service, periods of serious health complications, or periods of other similar legal long-term obstacles to work (e.g. time spent in long-term care for a family member/close person). Publication activity in the given field in periodicals recognized in the given field and further experience from stays at foreign workplaces are assumed.

Electronic applications, i.e, a scan of the signed cover letter accompanied by

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Proofs of education (PhD diploma or an equivalent certificate)
  • List of publications with overview of citations (by WoS)
  • Description of scientific experience
  • Research statement

should be sent to the email address by July 15, 2022

The subject of this e-mail should contain the ID of the position.

The candidate should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be emailed to the same address (and to the address possibly specified above). The subjects of these e-mails should also contain the ID of the position. Selected candidates may be invited to give a lecture for the academic community of the faculty.

Published on June 9, 2022


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