31 October 2019.



(Paid Opportunity)


The successful candidate will work on developing methods and computational tools to study the atomic nucleus. The line of research of the nuclear theory group in Lund regards nuclear structure and reaction properties in medium, heavy and superheavy nuclei using effective Hamiltonians, projection techniques and Green’s function methods.

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Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities.

work duties:

  • The main duties involved in the post-doctoral posistion is to conduct research in theoretical nuclear physics.
  • The successful applicant will contribute to the research efforts in nuclear theory at Lund university.
  • The candidate will have a strong research record and initiative towards scientific independence.
  • If the applicant is interested, teaching may also be included, but up to no more than 20% of working hours.
  • The position shall include the opportunity for three weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning.
  • The postdoctoral fellow is expected to interact with the master students and the PhD students in the research group and contribute to meetings and seminars.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Quantum many particle physics.
  • Theoretical nuclear structure physics.
  • Nanometer physics.
  • Quantum information.
  • Atomic theory.
  • Material modeling.

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

2 years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The applicant has a PhD, or an international degree deemed equivalent to a PhD, within the subject of the position.
  • Completed no more than three years before the last date for applications.
  • Under special circumstances, the doctoral degree can have been completed earlier.
  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English.

Assessment criteria and other qualifications

  • This is a career development position primarily focused on research.
  • The assessment of the applicants will primarily be based on their research qualifications and potential as researchers.
  • A good ability to develop and conduct high quality research.
  • Teaching skills.
  • The assessment will evaluate experience, demonstrated independence, and research curiosity in one or more of these topics: nuclear DFT and post-DFT methods, Green’s function, GCM/RGM, nuclear reactions theory.
  • Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive, curiosity, independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.
  • Finally, teaching ability will be counted as an additional merit.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • Monthly salary based on agreement on fixed-term employment as a post-doctoral fellow.

How to Apply

First Step: Applications shall be written in English, Please submit

  • A cover letter.
  • CV.
  • A list of publications (highlighting the most relevant to the application).

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Second Step: Create an account from Here to start your application.

Third Step: Fill the online application then attach your documents.

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