Ghent University is a top 100 university and one of the major universities in Belgium. Our 11 faculties offer a wide range of courses and conduct in-depth research in both exact and social sciences. Ghent University aims to encourage its students to adopt a critical approach within a creative, development-oriented educational and research environment.

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Physics (Tensor Networks and Quantum Field Theory) at Ghent University in Belgium. International students are eligible to apply for this position.

Course Level: Position is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Available Subject: Position is awarded in Theoretical Physics (Tensor Networks and Quantum Field Theory).

Eligibility Criteria: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. in theoretical or computational physics.
  • The ideal candidate should have good analytical and numerical skills and be highly motivated.
  • Previous experience with tensor networks in the context of quantum many-body systems is not mandatory but very welcome, as is any other experience relevant to the topics of this project (quantum entanglement, field theories, holography, …).

Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this position.

Method of Application: For inquiries, please send your curriculum vitae and a brief research statement to Jutho Haegeman or by clicking the contact button below. Candidates should also arrange for letters of recommendation to be submitted (to the same address) from two scientists familiar with their work. Candidates may also wish to include selected preprints or reprints of articles they have written, and mention previous experience in any relevant research field.

Scholarship Application Deadline: December 31, 2017.

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