Distinguished PKS Postdoctoral Fellow

The Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems (MPIPKS) seeks one
Distinguished PKS
Postdoctoral Fellow
The successful candidate will complement research areas pursued at the institute and conduct independent studies e.g. in the following theoretical research fields: Ultracold gases, attosecond and ultrafast X-ray physics, molecular electronics, correlated electrons and magnetism, quantum information theory, statistical physics far from equilibrium, nonlinear dynamics, biological physics of cells and tissues, and quantitative biology. Novel directions with promising perspectives are also welcome.
The position can start by January 2017, or any later date that year.
Distinguished PKS postdoctoral fellows appear personally along with the departments and groups on the main research page of the institute. Further details of research oppor­tunities can be found on our web-site: http://www.pks.mpg.de
The appointment is for two years, renewable for one more year.
To apply for the position, please fill the online application form
and upload your application package (cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, statement of research interests and research proposal as well as the three most relevant publications) in one pdf file. Please also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted via http://www.pks.mpg.de/~visitors/reference
Application deadline is November 4, 2016.
The Max Planck Institute aims to increase the number of women in scientific positions. Female candidates are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualifications, candidates with disabilities will take precedence.