The postdoc will have the opportunity to work on a mode-coupling theory of the glass transition in confined systems, in particular, to elaborate a numerical implementation of the equations of motion to study the ramifications of the theory.
The institute of theoretical physics, located at the Technik Campus Innsbruck, offers a stimulating research environment with scientific career opportunities. We invite talented and highly motivated candidates committed to basic science in an interdisciplinary research field to submit applications for a position as Post-doctoral researcher (initially 2 years) The requirement for the position is a doctorate in theoretical physics with a strong background in statistical physics, substantiated by high-quality publications. The ideal candidate has a profound expertise on slow transport processes, advanced numerical methods, C++ and scripting. Professional fluency in the English language including drafting skills is a mandatory requirement.
The position is a full time post-doc and is available starting from September 2018 for initially 2 years and may come with teaching duties. The salary will match the Austrian FWF pay scale. The University of Innsbruck is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from qualified women.
Candidates are encouraged to send their applications electronically as a single PDF document (including a detailed CV, list of publications, copies of certificates, letter of motivation, and research interests) to Prof. Dr. Thomas Franosch email@example.com