25 PhD positions (m/f/d) | Ultrafast Science and Quantum Materials

Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg

Job Supply from September 15, 2023

The Worldwide Max Planck Analysis College for Ultrafast Imaging & Structural Dynamics (IMPRS UFAST) is a three way partnership of the Max Planck Institute for the Construction and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD), Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY), College of Hamburg (UHH) and European XFEL GmbH. IMPRS UFAST gives a structured PhD program specializing in ultra-fast phenomena, X-ray physics and dynamical imaging in all areas of science protecting physics, chemistry and biology.

25 Interdisciplinary PhD positions (m/f/d) in Ultrafast Science and Quantum Supplies – IMPRS UFAST – Hamburg


This system gives thrilling analysis alternatives at ultra-intense electron and X-ray sources to instantly observe atomic motions throughout main occasions. The usage of ultrafast imaging over the related size and time scales generates new ranges of understanding of the interaction between construction and dynamics. Particular areas embrace the theoretical and experimental points of quantum supplies and atomically resolved dynamics, elementary light-matter interplay, accelerator-based mild sources, coherent managed molecular and stable state dynamics, molecular imaging, excessive timescale spectroscopy, ultrafast optics and X-ray science.

We provide

  • A variety of Interdisciplinary PhD positions in Ultrafast Science and Quantum Supplies. Please see: open positions
  • State-of-the-art analysis services on an intensive science campus
  • Cross-disciplinary analysis in a vibrant, worldwide scientific atmosphere
  • Top notch supervision and mentorship by a staff of internationally famend consultants
  • Excellent coaching in your scientific topic and transferable abilities (in English)
  • A 3-year employment contract based mostly on the German federal pay settlement


We search candidates with a wonderful tutorial background. You maintain (or are about to finish) an MSc diploma or equal in physics, chemistry or associated areas. It is advisable to be captivated with analysis in ultrafast phenomena and motivated to conduct rigorous scientific work over the total diploma interval.

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Purposes should be submitted by way of the web utility portal .

The applying deadline is sixth November 2023. PhD initiatives begin in summer season/autumn 2024. In distinctive circumstances, it might attainable to start out on the analysis undertaking earlier.
For any additional questions or issues relating to the appliance course of or the web system, please contact the IMPRS UFAST coordinator on [email protected] .

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