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PhD student position in Quantum Algorithms for Gene Sequencing and Life Science

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With the development of quantum computing hardware, there has been a growing interest in application areas where you would find the first quantum advantage for real-world problems. The currently most explored area is quantum chemistry while during the last few years there has been a growing interest in logistics optimization. Very recently there has been a number of publications on the possibility of quantum advantages in gene sequencing. In this project, you will be among the first in the world exploring this exciting possibility. The project is firmly supported by an environment with long-standing experience in gene-sequencing, both from a clinical and industrial perspective. It is also a part of the Wallenberg Center for Quantum Technology, where quantum advantages in quantum chemistry, logistics and machine learning is explored, in close connection with the quantum computing hardware being developed in the center.

ABOUT THE WALLENBERG CENTER FOR QUANTUM TECHNOLOGY – WACQT
The Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology (WACQT) is a 12-year initiative aimed to bring Swedish academia and industry to the forefront of Quantum Technology (QT). The four pillars of QT are: Quantum Computing, Quantum Simulation, Quantum Communication and Quantum Sensing. The centre is funded mainly by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundations with additional contributions from the participating universities and industry. At Chalmers, the focus will be to build a superconducting quantum computer/simulator and to explore useful applications of quantum computing/simulation. As a PhD student within WACQT you will also be part of the WACQT PhD school, including joint courses and summer/winter schools together with PhD students from other universities in the center.

ABOUT THE APPLIED QUANTUM PHYSICS LABORATORY
At the Applied Quantum Physics Laboratory (AQP lab), we are more than 30 people working on theoretical aspects of future high-performance nano-electronic systems, including quantum computers. Our research covers a broad spectrum of problems, everything from the fundamental problems to the very applied ones.

We work in close collaboration with the experimental groups at the department. Around half of the lab is engaged in WACQT, exploring quantum information processing with superconducting circuits. However, AQP also very successfully explores mesoscopic superconductivity and transport in nanostructures, molecular electronics, and graphene electronics.

AQP belongs to the Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), which houses a state-of-the-art Nanofabrication Laboratory cleanroom facility. The experimental labs at MC2 has the most modern equipment for experiments at low temperatures (millikelvins) and with microwaves.

Major responsibilities
You will explore advantages in using quantum algorithms for computational problems in gene sequencing and potentially also other fields of Medicine and Life Science. You will work closely with a parallel PhD student funded by Sahlgrenska University, with supervision from the Wallenberg Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine. The project leadership involves Dr. Per Sikora, Head of the Clinical Genomics Gothenburg and Professor Göran Johansson from WACQT. To ensure industrial relevance of the project, there will also be regular meetings with Dr. Daniel Muthas and Dr. Bastian Angermann from AstraZeneca.

Some teaching may be included for the sake of strengthening the PhD students’ pedagogical qualifications.

Position summary
Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of five years.

Qualifications 
To qualify as a PhD student, you must have a master’s level degree corresponding to at least 240 higher education credits in Quantum Technology, Physics or equivalent. The successful candidate is fluent in English, oral and written and has interest and skills in working collaboratively as well as independently.

Desired qualifications are knowledge of biotechnology, bioinformatics and medicine as well as experience of working in cross-disciplinary projects.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Our offer to youChalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg
Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.

Application procedure
The application should be marked with Ref 20200374 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document: CV, Family name, Ref. number)
• CV
• Other, for example previous employments or leadership qualifications and positions of trust.
• Contact information of at least one reference person.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:
• Introduce yourself
• Describe your previous experience of relevance for the position (e.g. education, thesis work and, if applicable, any other research activities)
• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:
• Copies of bachelor and/or master’s thesis.
• Attested copies and transcripts of completed education, grades and other certificates, e.g. TOEFL test results.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 15 October, 2020

For questions, please contact:
Professor Göran Johansson, MC2/AQP
E-mail: goran.l.johansson@chalmers.se
Phone: +46 31 7723237

Dr. Anton Frisk Kockum, MC2/AQP
E-mail: anton.frisk.kockum@chalmers.se




Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our six Areas of Advance; Energy, Health Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Materials Science, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!


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Post expires on Thursday October 15th, 2020

PhD position in Andreev quantum bits: When spins go superconducting

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Information about the research group and the project
The focal point of this project is a novel superconducting quantum hardware: the Andreev level quantum bit, which enables the storage of quantum information in a localized wavefunction in a superconducting weak link. This paradigm allows for the strong coupling of a single electron spin to a superconducting quantum circuit, combining the advantages of spin qubits and superconducting qubits.

The group of Attila Geresdi, where the project is embedded in, works on hybrid quantum electronics. We harness the combination of semiconductors and superconductors to build and measure novel device architectures, and to develop new technologies for quantum information processing. Read more at: geresdi-lab.org

Major responsibilities
As a PhD student, the focus of your work will be the nanofabrication and circuit QED measurements of low-dimensional hybrid nanodevices hosting Andreev qubits. The nanofabrication is performed in house, at the Nanofabrication Laboratory. The experiments are carried out in dry dilution refrigerators equipped with microwave and DC wiring achieving a base temperature of around 10 mK. During the project, you will develop your scientific understanding, experimental skills and means to communicate your own results, both verbally and in writing. You will also interact and exchange ideas with external academic collaborators, and will present your results on international conferences. The working langauge of the group is English.

In addition to your research work, you will take advanced, graduate level courses which will facilitate your personal and scientific development.
The position may also include teaching as well as supervision of msc and bsc students. Teaching and other departmental work correspond to at most 20% effort.

Position summary
Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of five years, with four years dedicated to research full time.

Qualifications
To qualify as a PhD student, you must have a master’s level degree corresponding to at least 240 higher education credits in a relevant scientific discipline. You must have sound language skills in English. In addition, you should have:
• a good understanding of solid state physics, quantum transport in mesoscopic systems and superconductivity;
• the motivation to be an experimental researcher.

It is good to have the following experiences:
• Programming in Python, especially for instrumentation control (e.g. QCoDes);
• Nanofabrication in a clean room environment;
• Cryogenic and microwave domain experiments.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Our offer to youChalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg
Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.

Application procedure
The application should be marked with Ref 20190659 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document: CV_Family name_Ref. number)

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter_Family name_Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:
• Introduce yourself
• Describe your previous research fields and main research results
• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:
• Copies of bachelor and/or master’s thesis.
• Attested copies and transcripts of completed education, grades and other certificates, eg. TOEFL test results.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 31 October, 2020

For questions, please contact:
Attila Geresdi, Assistant Professor
Email: geresdi@chalmers.se
Phone: +46 31 7721072 

About the department
The Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience focuses on research, innovation and education within the fields of future electronics, photonics, bio- and nanosystems. A close collaboration with Swedish and international partners within academia, industry and society enables scientific excellence and creates an innovative environment. In addition to the 200 researchers and PhD students, MC2 houses a cleanroom for micro- and nanofabrication with the latest equipment.

*** Chalmers declines to consider all offers of further announcement publishing or other types of support for the recruiting process in connection with this position. *** 
   



Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our eight Areas of Advance; Building Futures, Energy, Information & Communication Technology, Life Science, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!
   


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Post expires on Saturday October 31st, 2020

Postdoc in synthetic biology

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The Department of Biology and Biological Engineering was founded January 1 2015, and started off with high ambitions. The aim was to grow and become a leading center of innovation by combining the latest research in life sciences with biochemistry. And the department got off to flying start. In its first year, the numbers for publication, citation and external funding have been excellent.

The department consists of four divisions, each conducting outstanding research in the areas of industrial biotechnology, systems biology, chemical biology and food science. The overall goal is to help build a sustainable society and improve human health.

Nearly 200 people from 20 countries are currently working at the department. The working environment is characterized by respect, cooperation, responsibility, creativity and job satisfaction.

The Department of Biology and Biological Engineering has summarized its mission in four points:
• To be an attractive environment for top-level researchers in biological engineering
• To deliver top-level research results and innovative solutions for use in a sustainable society
• To offer excellent education that develops creative engineers and scientists
• To be a major contributor to international visibility of Chalmers


Information about the division
The Division of Systems and Synthetic Biology at the Chalmers University of Technology is one of the world leading research groups in systems biology of metabolism. Our research interests involve a wide range of activities from understanding the fundamental operational principles of metabolism and studies of metabolic diseases, to highly applied research directed towards development of new cell factories for the production of valuable chemicals.

-The details of the departmental research activities may be found here.

Major responsibilities
We are seeking a motivated, creative and independent post-doctoral candidate interested in developing novel biosensors for synthetic pathway optimization with the aim to generate yeast cell factories producing spacialized lipids. The major responsibilities are to develop and test scientific concepts, analyze and communicate results to the group, and work in close collaboration with other team members.

For all postdocs at Chalmers
Your major responsibility as postdoc is to perform your own research in a research group. The position also includes teaching on undergraduate and master’s levels as well as supervising master’s and/or PhD students to a certain extent. Another important aspect involves collaboration within academia and with society at large. The position is meritorious for future research duties within academia as well as industry/the public sector.

Position summary
Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of two years (1+1).

Qualifications
The candidate should have a PhD degreee (obtained no longer than 2 years before the start of this position) in a biological field with a strong background in synthetic biology.  Experience with yeast genetic engineering is a must. The candidate should have strong skills in molecular biology, metabolic engineering, data analysis, statistics, and communication of scientific results. Experience with CRISPR technologies, GoldenGate and Gibson cloning, fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, FACS, HPLC, GC-MS is a bonus. 

You are expected to be somewhat accustomed to teaching, and to demonstrate good potential within research and education.

The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English. Swedish is not a requirement but Chalmers offers Swedish courses.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Our offer to youChalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg
Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.

Application procedure
The application should be marked with Ref 20200377 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:
• CV, include complete list of publications
• Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences
• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:• Introduce yourself • Describe your previous research fields and main research results• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:
• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 30 September 2020

For questions, please contact:
Senior Researcher, Verena Siewers, siewers@chalmers.se



Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our six Areas of Advance; Energy, Health Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Materials Science, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!    


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Post expires on Wednesday September 30th, 2020

2 Postdoc Positions in Quantum Acoustic with Superconducting Circuits

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We are looking for highly motivated post-doctoral researchers to join our experimental research on quantum acoustics with superconducting circuits. The expected start date for these positions are during the fall of 2020. The deadline for applications is October 1st, 2020, but we will start reviewing applications on September 1st.

Information about the division
At the Quantum Technology division of the Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2) department, we pursue state-of-the art research in quantum information science, microwave quantum optics, and mechanical quantum devices. We are also part of the Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology (WACQT), a 12-year initiative, started in 2018, for the purpose of advancing Swedish academia and industry to the forefront of quantum technology, and to build a Swedish quantum computer.

Information about the project
Superconducting circuits based on Josephson junctions have emerged as an excellent platform for studying quantum physics in the microwave domain. Such circuits are also the basis of the leading architecture for quantum computing. The combination of the low dissipation and the strong nonlinearities present in the Josephson junctions provides a major advantage. In the last 5-6 years it has also become clear that it is possible to make these circuits interact with phonons via piezoelectric substrates, in particular we study interaction with Surface Acoustic Waves (SAWs) using GaAs and LiNbO3 as substrates.

The first project aims at studying multimode SAW-resonators with a small free spectral range that are formed between two Bragg-mirrors on a GaAs substrate. One of these mirrors is made tunable by incorporating a SQUID (Superconducting Quantum Interference Device) in one of the mirrors. This allows fast tuning of the effective mirror position and parametric driving of the resonator. Applying different tones to the SQUID results in quantum squeezing of phonons. The goal of this project is to investigate the possibility of creating cluster states in this novel and compact platform.

In the second project we study artificial atoms in the form of superconducting qubits that are strongly coupled to the phononic vacuum in the LiNbO3 substrate. This coupling gives rise to a Lamb shift which is interesting for several reasons. Firstly it is a phononic vacuum rather that a photonic vacuum, secondly the coupling is very strong, and thirdly the coupling is frequency dependent which therefore also gives rise to a frequency dependent Lamb shift. The goal of this project is to understand how these unusual properties modify the Lamb shift.

Major responsibilities
You will perform experimental research, both individually and as part of our team. You will also interact with the neighboring theory group. The work includes:

– Design and fabrication of SAW quantum devices
– Microwave measurements with nearly quantum-limited noise performance
– Analysis of the data and comparison to theory

You will take advantage of the infrastructure and expertise available in our team and division. Your research will benefit from regular interactions with our collaborators in Sweden and abroad. As a post-doc/researcher, we expect you to contribute to the informal supervision of younger graduate students.

Position summary
Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of two years (1+1).

Qualifications
You hold a PhD degree in Physics, Engineering Physics, or Applied Physics, or you plan to defend your PhD thesis before Dec 31st, 2020. You have a strong interest or experience in at least two of the following areas: quantum optics, quantum acoustics, microwave engineering, cryogenics, nanofabrication, or superconductivity.

You are driven by scientific curiosity and by a desire to make a difference. You can confidently read, write, and discuss science in English. We will consider outstanding candidates with proven track record in any field of physics.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Our offer to you
Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg
Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.

Application procedure
The application should be marked with Ref 20200357 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:
• Education
• Previous employments or leadership qualifications and positions of trust, if relevant
• Publication list
• Name and contact details of at least two references

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:• Introduce yourself • Describe your previous research fields and main research results• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:
• Copies of MSc and PhD theses
• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: October 1st – 2020

For questions, please contact:
Prof. Per Delsing, Quantum Technology, MC2
per.delsing@chalmers.se
   



Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our six Areas of Advance; Energy, Health Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Materials Science, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!    


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Post expires on Thursday October 1st, 2020

PhD student position in computational mathematics for SPDEs

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Information about the department and division
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg has about 200 employees and is the largest department of mathematics in Sweden. The department has three scientific divisions: Algebra and Geometry, Analysis and Probability Theory, and Applied Mathematics and Statistics and conducts successful research in pure and applied mathematics and mathematical statistics in a wide range of research areas. We have an international environment with frequent exchanges with other universities around the world. The department provides a friendly, creative, and supportive atmosphere with a steady flow of international guests. There are many committed teachers with extensive and broad experience of all aspects of higher education. More information about us can be found on our website: http://www.chalmers.se/math/

At the division of Applied Mathematics and Statistics we conduct research within the theory and implementation of finite element methods, inverse wave propagation problems, stochastic partial differential equations, geometric numerical integration, optimization, biostatistics, spatial modeling, Bayesian inference, high-dimensional data, large-scale computational methods, and bioinformatics. The division is also expanding in the area of AI – Artificial Intelligence. 

We will recruit one doctoral student in mathematics to work under the supervision of David Cohen on a project related to the numerical analysis of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations (SPDEs) with the following aims: 

• develop novel numerical algorithms for SPDEs in the random field setting
• develop mathematical foundations for analysing the proposed numerical methods
• implement and apply the proposed numerical methods in practice.

Major responsibilities
You will be enrolled in a graduate program at the Department of Mathematical Sciences. You are expected to develop your own ideas and communicate scientific results orally as well as in written form. In addition, the position may include 20% departmental work, mostly in form of teaching duties.

Position summary
Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of five years.

Qualifications
To qualify as a PhD student, you must have a strong background in mathematics. You must have obtained a master’s degree in mathematics or applied mathematics, or expect to complete such a degree by December 1, 2020.

Experience in some of the following areas may be meritorious: computational methods for stochastic (partial) differential equations, probability theory, stochastic analysis. 

Good communication skills in oral and written English are required. Excellent presentation skills, and fluency in English are required. Chalmers offers Swedish courses.

You should include all relevant work such as master’s thesis and articles (provide an English summary if necessary) that you have authored or co-authored.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Our offer to youChalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg
Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees. We work actively to be a parent-friendly organization.

Application procedure
The application should be marked with Ref 20200300 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document: CV, Family name, Ref. number)
• CV
• Other, for example previous employments or leadership qualifications and positions of trust.
• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:
• Introduce yourself
• Describe your previous experience of relevance for the position (e.g. education, thesis work and, if applicable, any other research activities)

Other documents:
• Copies of bachelor and/or master’s thesis.
• Attested copies and transcripts of completed education, grades and other certificates, e.g. TOEFL test results.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 9th October, 2020

Preliminary starting date:
January 01, 2021 or earlier.

For questions, please contact:
Head of unit, Annika Lang, annika.lang@chalmers.se
David Cohen, david.cohen@chalmers.se

*** Chalmers declines to consider all offers of further announcement publishing or other types of support for the recruiting process in connection with this position. *** 
   



Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our six Areas of Advance; Energy, Health Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Materials Science, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!


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Post expires on Friday October 9th, 2020

Postdoctoral position in theory of exciton dynamics in 2D materials

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Department of Physics at Chalmers – home of the Graphene Flagship

Stimulated by major needs and challenges in science and a sustainable society, the ambition of the department of Physics is to foster a creative environment for academic research, learning and outreach. We provide a competitive advantage by linking our top-level international and interdisciplinary academic performance in the areas of material science, nanotechnology and energy research with world-leading industrial R&D&I projects.

We address a wide array of experimental, computational, methodological and theoretical challenges, from fundamental physics research, through the development of new materials such as graphene to direct industrial projects generating new inventions. We have a strong learning commitment on all levels from undergraduate to PhD studies where physics meet engineering. We are situated in a stimulating and creative environment with newly renovated facilities. The department is the major part of Gothenburg Physics Centre – a collaboration between five departments at Chalmers and Gothenburg University.

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Information about the project
This project aims at a microscopic understanding of the exciton dynamics in van der Waals heterostructures. The focus lies on gaining insights into the impact of the twist angle between two atomically thin monolayers on the optical fingerprint and exciton dynamics in the corresponding heterostructure.

The main goal is to develop a sophisticated and consistent theoretical approach based on the density matrix formalism, which allows us to model many-particle interactions in heterostructure materials. The aim is to explain existing experiments and to guide future studies towards a better understanding of the Moire exciton physics in these technologically promising nanomaterials.

Major responsibilities
Your major responsibility is to pursue the goals of your research project. You are also expected to develop own ideas and find your own ways in tackling research challenges. Another important aspect involves national and international collaboration with experimental research groups.

Position summary
Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of two years (1+1).

Qualifications
To qualify for the position of postdoc, you must have a doctoral degree in physics and have a strong interest and experience in quantum mechanics and many particle theory. The doctoral degree should generally not be older than three years.

You should be skilled in programming and enjoy working in a collaborative environment including interactions with both theoreticians and experimentalists. The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English. Chalmers offers Swedish courses.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Our offer to youChalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg
Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.

Application procedure
The application should be marked with Ref 20200138 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:
• CV, include complete list of publications
• Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences
• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:• Introduce yourself • Describe your previous research fields and main research results• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:
• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 20th April, 2020

For questions, please contact:
Professor Ermin Malic, Condensed Matter Theory
E-mail: ermin.malic@chalmers.se

 



Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our six Areas of Advance; Energy, Health Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Materials Science, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!    


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Postdoctoral position in Machine Learning Driven Air Flow Control for Reduced Drag of Ships

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Information about the project
We are offering a position as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of active flow control for drag reduction utilising artifical intelligence/machine learning. The objective is to design innovative techniques to control the flow over the superstructure of ships in order to maximise the aerodynamic performance of the vessel and reduce the total energy consumption and improve vessel comfort and safety. Previous projects have shown both that the flow over a ship like structure may be complex and difficult to control, but also that machine learning algorithms are a promising way to overcome this challenge.

To achieve this objective, several components are necessary to master. The flow around generic ship models will be further studied using scale resolved CFD (PANS and LES) as well as experiments at Chalmers Flow Laboratory. Flow control algorithms, using both passive and active systems, should be developed that are effective in a range of flow conditions for the vessel; here, machine learning/AI will be used in the design of the control system. The aim of your research project will be to develop new flexible and efficient ML schemes for active flow control that can improve aerodynamics performance of ships.

The project is a cooperative project between Prof Sinisa Krajnovic and Prof Rickard Bensow at the divisions of Fluid dynamics and Marine Technology respectively. The research in these groups is related to turbulent flows in vehicle design on land and in water with a well established international network. It is also expected that the people working in the project will collaborate with other AI researcher at Chalmers AI competence center CHAIR.

About the department
The Department of Mechanics and Maritime Sciences (M2) conducts fundamental and applied research in all modes of transport to achieve sustainable technological solutions. It offers and contributes to bachelor and master programs in areas such as Shipping, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, to mention a few. The department continuously strives to establish and develop collaboration between academia, industry, and society, for improved knowledge transfer in both directions. M2 is characterized by an international environment with employees and students from around the world, as well as outstanding research and world class education. M2 consists of seven different divisions within the areas of engineering and maritime sciences, and one division of administration and support.

Major responsibilities
Your major responsibility will be to pursue the research and development within the project. You are expected to develop your own scientific ideas and concepts, and to communicate the results of your research verbally and in writing. You will be guided by senior researchers at the involved department. Your major responsibility as postdoc is to perform your own research in the research group. The position may also include teaching on undergraduate and master’s levels as well as supervising master’s and/or PhD students to a certain extent. The position is meritorious for future research duties within academia as well as industry/the public sector.

Position summary
The position is full-time temporary employment. It is limited to a maximum of two years, starting with a one-year employment, followed by an evaluation, if the work is proceeding sufficiently well the employment will be extended for a second year.

Qualifications
To qualify as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the current project, you must have a PhD degree in a relevant field and not older than three years. You like to work independently and you plan and think strategically. You are creative and like to put new ideas into practice. You have a solid interest in fluid dynamics, and an ability to perform both experimental and simulation work of high quality. You like to work in interdisciplinary projects and you have the ability to discuss and communicate your work with people of different backgrounds. We also believe that you are a motivated person, with a strong curiosity and a genuine wish to learn more and develop your skills and knowledge further in the fields of research, research communication and project management.

The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English, as well as an ability to plan and organize the work involved.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Our offer to youChalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg
Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.

Application procedure
The application should be marked with Ref 20190598 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:
• CV, include complete list of publications
• Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences
• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:• Introduce yourself • Describe your previous research fields and main research results• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:
• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 15 December 2019

For questions, please contact:
Prof Rickard Bensow, Marine Technology, rickard.bensow@chalmers.se, +46 7721479

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Postdoctoral scholarship position in Computational kinetic/transport modeling

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Department of Physics at Chalmers – home of the Graphene Flagship
Stimulated by major needs and challenges in science and a sustainable society, the ambition of the department of Physics is to foster a creative environment for academic research, learning and outreach. We provide a competitive advantage by linking our top-level international and interdisciplinary academic performance in the areas of material science, nanotechnology and energy research with world-leading industrial R&D&I projects.

We address a wide array of experimental, computational, methodological and theoretical challenges, from fundamental physics research, through the development of new materials such as graphene to direct industrial projects generating new inventions. We have a strong learning commitment on all levels from undergraduate to PhD studies where physics meet engineering. We are situated in a stimulating and creative environment with newly renovated facilities. The department is the major part of Gothenburg Physics Centre – a collaboration between five departments at Chalmers and Gothenburg University.

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Information about the Research Project
We are looking for a highly motivated postdoc who will model reactions using micro-kinetics and/or kinetic Monte-Carlo methods, coupled with species transport equations, to predict catalytic output. The modelling shall account for the characteristics of the rarefied gas flow (velocity and pressure) through the dedicated nanofabricated reactor. The fundamental scientific questions that need to be addressed are primarily related to the nature and role of the flow-chemistry coupling  in nanoscale reactive systems.

The project will be part of a larger research program that involves several other research groups at the Chemistry and Physics Departments of Chalmers. The overall goal of the project “Single Particle Catalysis in Nanoreactors” is to further push our understanding of catalytic reaction to the single particle level.

As a postdoc in this project, you will be working at the Division of Chemical Physics, and in close collaboration with the Division of Fluid Dynamics. Working as a postdoc requires a great deal of creativity and ability to think “outside the box”. Furthermore, as the current project involves close cooperation with theoretical and experimental partners at two divisions, collaborative and communicative skills are essential.

Information about the research group
The Chemical Physics Division at the Department of Physics operates at the interface between materials science, nanoscience, catalysis, nanoplasmonics and in situ spectroscopy, with a particular focus on the development of sustainable energy systems. Themes include, for instance, alternative fuel production, emission control, energy storage, and fuel cells. The research is interdisciplinary with strong connections between fundamental and applied science. Chemical Physics Division is a dynamic and international environment that strives for scientific excellence through teamwork and joint experimental and theoretical efforts.

The theoretical activities at Chemical Physics focus on electronic structure calculations within the density functional theory together with mean-field modeling and Monte-Carlo simulations for reaction kinetics.  

The reactive flow modelling at Fluid Dynamics is mainly focused on dispersed multiphase systems, flow through porous media and nanoscale reactive flows. A broad range of theoretical and numerical frameworks are used to analyze systems of different scale and level of complexity. 

And the home page of the Chemical Physics Division:
http://www.chalmers.se/en/departments/ap/research/chemicalphysics/

Major responsibilities
Your major responsibility will be to pursue the research and development within the project, and to collaborate with the experimental efforts in the larger research program. You are expected to develop your own scientific ideas and concepts, and to communicate the results of your research verbally and in writing. You will be guided by the senior researchers involved in the project and have ample opportunities to develop an extended network in the fields of heterogeneous catalysis, chemical kinetics and nanoscale flows.

Position summary
Full-time postdoctoral scholarship position. The position is limited to one year with possibility for one-year extension, i.e. maximum of two years (1+1).

Qualifications
Necessary qualifications for the postdoctoral position are:

(1) PhD no older than two years and from a non-Swedish university.
(2) PhD in Physics, Engineering Physics, Chemical Engineering, Computational Mathematics or a similar subject area.
(3) Documented experience of relevant software (please describe what software and why you consider it relevant).
(4) Skills in scripting and programming are mandatory.
(5) A solid background in kinetic modeling and flow modeling is required.
(6) The candidate has to be able to work independently and have good skills in communicating scientific results in written and spoken English.

The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Our offer to youChalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg
Read more about living and working in Gothenburg: https://www.movetogothenburg.com/

Application procedure
The application should be marked with Ref 20190414 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:
• CV, include complete list of publications
• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:• Introduce yourself • Describe your previous research fields and main research results• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:
• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 31 August 2019

For questions, please contact:
Professor Anders Hellman,
Chemical Physics, Physics,
anders.hellman@chalmers.se,
+46723869804

Associate Professor Henrik Ström,
Fluid Dynamics, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences,
henrik.strom@chalmers.se

Professor Christoph Langhammer,
Chemical Physics, Physics,
christoph.langhammer@chalmers.se


   



Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our eight Areas of Advance; Building Futures, Energy, Information & Communication Technology, Life Science, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!
   


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