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Research Assistant - 0.75 working time - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 1st

qualification period (PhD candidate) under the reserve that funds are granted

At the Institute of Optics and Atomic Physics of TU Berlin the research group Nonlinear Optics of Nanostructures (Prof. Woggon) deals with the opto-electronic properties of nanoscopic materials and functional structures structures.

The project is related to the optical and electronic properties of nanostructures and related 2D materials such as transitionmetal-dichalcogenides and others. These two dimensional semiconductors exhibit unique, new material properties, and are ideally suited to investigate basic aspects of 2D systems. The project focuses on examining their microscopic properties, e.g. the coherence of optically prepared states, the ultrafast dynamics and the exciton-phonon coupling, as well as their controlled modification in heterostructures and by external fields.

Faculty II - Institute of Optics and Atomic Physics / Nonlinear Optics of Nanostructures

Reference number: II-354/20 (starting at 01/10/20 / for a period of max. 5 years / closing date for applications 24/07/20)

Working field: Embedded in a main research line of the work group on 2D materials it is planned to investigate the optical and electronic properties of semiconductor nanostructures and further 2D systems. The therefore applied methods include photoluminescence, ultrafast pump-probe heterodyne techniques, 2D-four-wave mixing and two photon spectroscopy. In close cooperation with internationally renowned research groups from synthesis and theory as partners, the experimental findings shall then be modeled. Contribution to teaching for Bachelor and Master students in Physics is expected.

Requirements: Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in physics or physical chemistry; an above average completion of an experimental/theoretical diplom/master thesis desired. Experience in at least one of the areas nanosystems, semiconductor physics, ultrafast physics/spectroscopy or (nonlinear) optics is desirable. Programming experience is of advantage for working on experimental questions and modelling. Good knowledge of German and English language is necessary.

For further inquiries and information please contact Dr. Nina Owschimikow (nina.owschimikow@tu-berlin.de, Tel.: +49(0)30 314-28674).

Please send your application with the reference number and the usual documents (CV and certificates including a grade list as well as the contact information of two references) by email (in a single pdf file, max 5 MB) to Prof. Dr. Woggon at  

By submitting your application via email you consent to having your data electronically processed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guaranty for the protection of your personal data when submitted as unprotected file. Please find our data protection notice acc. DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation) at the TU staff department homepage: www.abt2-t.tu-berlin.de/menue/themen_a_z/datenschutzerklaerung/ or quick access 214041.

To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident - Fakultät II, Institut für Optik und Atomare Physik, Frau Prof. Dr. Woggon, Sekr. ER 1-1, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin

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