Postdoc In Ultrafast Heat Transport in Quantum Materials

Postdoc In Ultrafast Heat Transport in Quantum Materials

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9 Feb 28 Mar Eindhoven

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If you are interested in novel physical phenomena that take place at short timescales and small length scales and you want to contribute to novel (opto)electronic and thermal technologies, then this job advertisement is for you.

Job description

The goal of this project is to understand the physical phenomena that take place at short timescales and small length scales in 2D quantum materials, with a particular focus on the transport of heat. You will use state-of-the-art ultrafast optical and optoelectronic techniques and advanced nanomaterial fabrication techniques. The position will be linked to the ERC Starting Grant of K.J. Tielrooij, leader of the Ultrafast Dynamics in Nanoscale Systems group that recently started at TU/e. More information:


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)


  • Motivated researcher, with a PhD in physics, or a comparable domain.
  • The ideal candidate would have experience in research on 2D layered materials and/or experience with (ultrafast) optical techniques and/or scanning near-field microscopy measurements.
  • Ability to conduct high quality academic research, reflected in demonstratable outputs.
  • A team player who enjoys coaching PhD and Master's students and working in a dynamic, interdisciplinary team.
  • A proven ability to manage complex projects to completion on schedule.
  • Excellent (written and verbal) proficiency in English, good communication skills.
  • Independent and responsible.

Conditions of employment

A meaningful job in a dynamic and ambitious university, in an interdisciplinary setting and within an international network. You will work on a beautiful, green campus within walking distance of the central train station. In addition, we offer you:
  • Full-time employment for 2 years.
  • Salary in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, scale 10 (min. €3,557 max. €4,670). 
  • A year-end bonus of 8.3% and annual vacation pay of 8%.
  • High-quality training programs on general skills, didactics and topics related to research and valorization.
  • An excellent technical infrastructure, on-campus children's day care and sports facilities.
  • Partially paid parental leave and an allowance for commuting, working from home and internet costs.
  • A TU/e Postdoc Association that helps you to build a stronger and broader academic and personal network, and offers tailored support, training and workshops.
  • A Staff Immigration Team is available for international candidates, as are a tax compensation scheme (the 30% facility) and a compensation for moving expenses.


  • Postdoc
  • Engineering
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • V34.6334


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

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