The International Max Planck Research School for Quantum Science and Technology is opening new PhD positions in fall 2017

The IMPRS-QST, based in Munich, is a joint program of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and the Technical University of Munich.We welcome talented and motivated students with interest in atomic physics, quantum optics, solid state physics, material science, quantum information theory, and quantum many-body systems to apply. Deadline for application is April 1st, 2017. For program details and online application, please visit:

PostDoc position in Computational Photonics at Humboldt University of Berlin

The position is at the the Humboldt University of Berlin within the Theoretical Optics & Photonics group ( Application deadline: March 7th 2017. Please find more information at


Research opportunity at NTU, Singapore

The Centre for Disruptive Photonic Technologies (CDPT) at NTU, Singapore, has new postdoctoral job opportunities. More information Formal application for the posts shall be submitted to For informal queries please write to CDPT Research Manager, Dr Giorgio Adamo

Postdoc in Metamaterials for Nanoscale Quantum Optics

The Structured Electromagnetic Materials group in the Department of Photonics Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark is seeking candidates for a theoretical postdoc position in the field of Nanoscale Quantum Optics. For more information please follow the link DTU Fotonik
Further information may be obtained from Associate Professor Martijn Wubs,

Apply for the job at DTU Fotonik no later than 12 February 2017 by completing the following form: Apply online

Postdoctoral position in nanoscale quantum sensing with single spins, Basel University

The quantum-sensing group at the University of Basel is looking for outstanding candidates for a postdoctoral researcher position to join our ongoing experiments on Quantum sensing and magnetometry of strongly correlated electron systems. Interested candidates send their application including a CV, transcripts of all diploma and contact details of three references directly to . Applications received by Jan. 31 2017 will receive full consideration. Further information about the group can be found under and

Tenure track group leader Nanophotonics at AMOLF, Amsterdam

The research institute AMOLF (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) is looking for a tenure-track group leader in the field of Nanophotonics, with emphasis on the fundamental physics aspects of optical interactions at the nanoscale. Candidates are advised to consult the full advertisement text ( ) for further information on the position, the stimulating environment that AMOLF offers, and the application procedure, and can consult either the institute director Prof. Huib Bakker  (), or the Department Head, Prof. Femius Koenderink ().

Available PhD positions at Heriot-Watt University, in Edinburgh in the field of quantum nanophotonics

Prospective students should have a first-class degree in a relevant discipline (Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science) and a strong interest in experimental research. Due to funding restrictions, the studentship is available to EU applicants only. Application deadline: 31th January 2017
Please send inquiries to Dr Cristian Bonato

Funded PhDs and postdoc in mechanical metamaterials

The quantum group at the University of Malta is seeking one or more PhD students and a post-doctoral researcher to work on the Horizon 2020 project HOT: Hybrid Optomechanical Technologies. Prospective PhD students should have a good background in quantum mechanics. Prospective post-doctoral researchers should have a PhD in a related field.

Applicants and are encouraged to contact André Xuereb for more information.
Two detailed PhD project descriptions can be viewed at: and
The detailed post-doctoral description can be viewed at:

Open Tenure-track position in Experimental Optics and Photonics at Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Possible subfields are biophotonics and/or applications in life sciences, new imaging techniques, new photonic materials, quantum optics and/or quantum technologies, spectroscopy and optical measurement techniques
The application deadline is November 14th, 2016.
More information at
Prof. Martti Kauranen ( Tel. +358-40-7733065)

PhD and PostDoc positions at Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

At the Department of Physics, section for quantum physics and information technology (QPIT – Ulrik L. Andersen) we currently have two open positions (one PhD and one PostDoc) to work on a project towards a quantum-optical network with solid state spins and photons.
The application deadline for both positions is September 4.  More detailed information and applications at