There is an opening for a

Head of a Junior Research Group in Condensed Matter Theory

The candidates should have a strong postdoctoral research record in condensed matter theory. They are expected to be able to build up a research program as the head of an independent research group (e.g., a postdoc and a PhD student or two PhD students). Possible fields of research include strongly correlated quantum systems, topological matter, spintronics, ultracold atoms, or quantum optics.

Remuneration is competitive (TV-L E15) and further funds for the group are available. The funding is part of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz prize of Prof. Rosch. An initial contract for three years with flexible starting date can be extended to up to five years. For further information please contact Prof. Achim Rosch (

The University of Cologne is committed to increase female employment in leading scientist positions. Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply and will be given preference if equally qualified. Handicapped persons with appropriate qualifications are also encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should send a full CV and a short description of a possible future research project. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For primary consideration please submit all material electronically by Oct. 6, 2013, and arrange for two letters of references send to:

Prof. Achim Rosch
Institute for Theoretical Physics
University of Cologne

Further postdoc positions are available, please contact me.
If you are interested to write a thesis in my group, please contact me.

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