Faculty of Science PhD Position at Lund University in Sweden, 2017

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The Department of Physics at Lund University is offering PhD position in physics: Nanostructure Dynamics at the Atomic Scale.

Within this project, the PhD candidate will use and develop scanning probe microscopy – including both scanning tunnelling microscopy (STM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM).

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 42 000 students and 7 400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Course Level: This position is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: PhD position is awarded in the project of Nanostructure Dynamics at the atomic scale.

Scholarship Award:  The successful candidate is expected to use existing equipment and develop novel approaches to explore nanostructure surface and device dynamics to the atomic scale, even under operational conditions or during surface modification. The work will be performed in collaboration with several other researchers at the Department. The main task for the doctoral student will be to conduct research education, which includes work with research, but also to master graduate courses. Participation in several PhD schools (e.g. on nanoscience or advanced microscopy) is offered.

Number of Awards: One position is available.

Scholarship can be taken in Sweden

Eligibility: A formal requirement for doctoral studies in physics is:

  • A university degree on advanced level within a related field, such as a Master’s degree in physics, nanoscience or equivalent, or
  • Substantially advanced coursework at the Master level, or comparable, including an independent research project.
  • Furthermore, the acceptance is based on the estimated ability to accomplish postgraduate studies.
  • Other requirements:
  • Good knowledge in spoken and written English is a requirement.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a university degree on the advanced level within a related field, such as a Master’s degree in physics, nanoscience or equivalent, or Substantially advanced coursework at the Master level, or comparable, including an independent research project.

English Language Requirements: Good knowledge in spoken and written English is a requirement.

How to Apply: Apply online! Applications must contain a covering letter in which applicants describe themselves and their particular research interests. Applications must also include a CV, a copy of the applicant’s Master’s thesis (or a summary text if the thesis is not yet completed), contact details of at least two references, copies of grade certificates, and any other documents that the applicant wishes to refer to.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 7, 2017.

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