The Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Innsbruck (IQOQI-IBK) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), Austria`s leading non-university research and science institution, dedicates its work to theoretical and experimental basic research in the areas of quantum science. IQOQI is pleased to invite applications for a POSTDOC POSITION (F/M/X) (full-time, 40h per week)

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in the IQOQI research group “Dipolar Quantum gases” for the project led by Prof. Francesca Ferlaino.

Your tasks:

  • Experimental work on dipolar quantum gas
  • Writing scientific publications
  • Tutor bachelor and master students and supporting supervision of PhD students
  • Representation of the group and of the latest scientific results at international conferences and workshops
  • Supporting the group in administrative tasks

Your profile:

  • PhD degree in physics with special focus on experimental AMO physics
  • Experience in ultracold quantum gas experiments, especially in the field of quantum gases of lanthanides
  • Demonstrated ability for excellent research in terms of publications/presentations
  • Highly motivated, team-oriented researcher with strong interested in quantum science
  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English are mandatory

Our offer:

  • An international, ambitious environment for basic research-oriented candidates who want to perform cutting-edge research
  • A friendly and dynamic research environment in a young, diverse team
  • Strong collaborations with many national and international academic partners

We offer an annual gross salary of € 66.501,40 based on the salary scheme of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

We invite you to send your application, including a letter of motivation, your curriculum vitae and certificates to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., mentioning Job ID: IQOQIIBK058PD224 no later than June 30th, 2024. Applications are considered until the position is filled.

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. Individuals from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.