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Job advertisement: Research Assistant (Postdoc)


Department of Physics - Institute for Theoretical Physics

Research Assistant (Postdoc) (m/f/d): Full-time employment, limited to 3 years, pay grade 13 TV-L FU

Identifier: Brouwer - Postdoc (1) - 2024

Application deadline: January 15, 2024


The Dahlem Center for Complex Quantum Systems at Freie Universität Berlin was established under the direction of Prof. Dr. Piet Brouwer, who accepted a professorship at Freie Universität Berlin in 2009. The research focus of the Center is quantum theoretical solid state physics in its entire range. The Dahlem Center is an exciting discussion forum that encourages the exchange of ideas and promotes collaboration between established and young scientists within Germany and worldwide.


The area of responsibility includes research and teaching in the field of theoretical physics, with a focus on condensed matter theory, in particular mesoscopic physics, topological states of matter or spintronics.

The position is intended for personal scientific qualification.


Graduation and PhD in Theoretical Physics.

Desirable knowledge and experience:

Excellent research results in theoretical solid state physics; collaboration in the Dahlem Center for Complex Quantum Systems: https://www.physik.fu-berlin.de/en/einrichtungen/dahlem_center_cqs/index.html; excellent English language skills.

Further information:

Applications should be sent with relevant documents (CV, research experience and interests as well as three letters of reference, which should be sent directly by the reviewers to FUB, Theoretical Physics, Prof. Dr. Piet Brouwer at piet.brouwer@fu-berlin.de) to henrike.giebl@fu-berlin.de or by post to


Free University of Berlin

Department of Physics

Institute for Theoretical Physics

Ms. Henrike Giebl

Arnimallee 14

14195 Berlin (Dahlem)


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Job advertisement from: December 17, 2023


  • AG Brouwer
  • Condensed matter theory
  • Dahlem Center for Complex Quantum Systems
  • Freie Universität Berlin
  • Mesoscopic physics
  • Physics
  • Postdoc
  • Research
  • Research Assistant
  • Spintronics
  • Theoretical physics
  • Theoretical solid state physics
  • Topological states of matter