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Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d)

(Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100%)

The Institute of Theoretical Physics invites applications for the position of a Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100%) starting on 1 January 2020 or on a later date. The position is limited to 1 year with a possible extension.

Job description

The openings are within the research group of Priv.-Doz. Dr. Hendrik Weimer and are funded by the Cluster of Excellence QuantumFrontiers. The successful candidate is expected to work on projects focussed on the many-body physics of open quantum systems. Membership within the Cluster of Excellence QuantumFrontiers as well as in the Collaborative Research Center “Designed quantum states of matter” is possible and encouraged.


Applicants must hold a university degree and must have previous experience in advanced numerical techniques such as tensor network methods. Furthermore, a completed PhD degree in a relevant discipline is expected.

Part-time employment is possible.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover intends to promote women and men. For this reason suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply.

Preference will be given to equally qualified applicants with disabilities.

Please submit your application with supporting documents by 30 September 2019 to:

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institut für Theoretische Physik
Dr. Hendrik Weimer
Appelstr. 2
30167 Hannover

For further information, please contact Dr. Hendrik Weimer (Tel.: 0511 762-17344,

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