PhD – Institute of Theoretical Physics , TU berlin
Technische Universität Berlin offers an open position
Research Assistant – PhD candidate – 0.75 part-time – salary grade E 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen
Faculty II – Institute of Theoretical Physics / SFB 910
Reference number: II-137/15 (to be filled from 01/07/2015 until 30/06/2017 / closing date for applications 15/05/2015)
Working field: The position is attached to the Collaborative Research Center SFB 910 “Control of self-organizing nonlinear systems: Theoretical methods and concepts of application” in project B4: “Control of flow patterns in complex fluids on the micron scale”. The research focuses on control of colloidal flow in inertial microfluidics. The tasks include performing Lattice-Boltzmann simulations to analyze multi-particle configurations, developing and applying appropriate control strategies as well as the optimal design of inertial fluid flow. PhD thesis preparation is possible.
Requirements: As a successful candidate you should hold a university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in physics. Good knowledge in statistical physics of soft matter and in numerical simulations is necessary. More information about the position can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Stark (email:holger.stark[at]tu-berlin.de, phone: +49-30-314-29623, web: http://www.itp.tu-berlin.de/stark)
Please send your application with the reference number and the appropriate documents (a full CV, copies of certificates, and a list of publications) preferably by e-mail to yulia.jagodzinski[at]tu-berlin.de or in writing to Technische Universität Berlin – Der Präsident –, Fakultät II, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Prof. Dr. Stark, Sekr. EW 7-1, Hardenbergstraße 36, 10623 Berlin, and arrange for two letters of recommendation.
To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired.
Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.
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