Postdoctoral research fellow (Physics of Atoms and Trapped Ions)

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Palacky University
31 December, 2019


Palacky University Olomouc
Czech Republic

Postdoctoral research fellow (Physics of Atoms and Trapped Ions)

Application deadline: 

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Employer web page: 

Dean of the Faculty of Science, Palacky University in Olomouc announces selection process, is looking for a suitable candidate for a post-doc position

Place of work: Department of Optics
Information on the department and its activities is available here.
Work load: 1,0 (full-time)
Start of job: April 1, 2020
Duration of the contract: 12 months

Job description:

The postdoc will analyze the quantum mechanical motion of cold trapped ions, their nonlinear interaction with discrete ion states, including numerical modelling, and applications of quantum metrology to engineered quantum nonlinear couplings. This research will be supported by the project mQ-net of the Operational Programme Research, Development and Education, and possibly also by other grants and projects. The postdoc will collaborate with the theory group at Department of Optics, Faculty of Science, Palacky University Olomouc led by Prof. Dr. Radim Filip ( and with the experimental groups at this department (dr. L. Slodička) and also at the Institute of Scientific Instruments of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Brno (dr. O. Číp) involved in the project mQ-net. Prof. Dr. Radim Filip is a mentor for this position.


Ph.D. in Physics;
Specialization in quantum optics, quantum information, light-atom interaction and quantum metrology;
Publication track-record in the field of quantum optics, quantum information, light-atom interaction and quantum metrology;
Ability to communicate in English.

We offer:

A modern working environment with state-of-the-art equipment;
Gross monthly salary 45,000 CZK including health and social insurance + potential bonuses based on performance;
Catering allowance, 28 days of holiday and additional benefits.
Please send your application per e-mail to radim [dot] filip [at] upol [dot] cz:

Structured CV;
List of publications;
Motivation letter;
Scan of diplomas;
Recommendation letter prepared by the Ph.D. thesis advisor or current supervisor of the applicant.
Under exceptional circumstances, the enunciator reserves the right not to fill a certain position or cancel the tender completely without stating a reason.

Deadline for submitting the application is 31. 12. 2019.