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Q&A with researchers in industry 10 May

Do you know what you would like to do after your PhD or postdoc?

To help you exploring your career options outside academia, this time we interview two researchers who continued their career in industry. During this live Question & Answer session you have the chance to ask questions and get a better understanding of your possibilities.

During this 45-minutes Q&A (10 May, 17:00) we cover:

  • what it is like to work as a researcher in industry

  • what kind of research our guests do

  • advice on how to get a position outside academia

Registration is free. We have a maximum of 150 participants. Looking forward to meeting you!


AMOLF PhD’s & Postdocs Open Day, April 24

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  • #engineering
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  • #technology

Are you looking for a PhD or Postdoc position?

Would you like to advance the solar cells of the future, design soft robotic hearts that don’t harm patients, discover how immune cells recognize cancer cells, or learn from bacteria to build more efficient computers? Then a PhD or postdoc at AMOLF may be for you. AMOLF is the Dutch National Institute for the physics of functional complex matter, located in the centre of Amsterdam. We conduct world-leading research to solve the most pressing challenges of our time in a collaborative and supportive atmosphere.

At the Open Day you have the chance to visit AMOLF virtually, learn about the projects that are available, and directly interact with your potential future supervisor. The Virtual Open Day takes place online, on Monday April 24th at 3PM. You can register for the event here. Too late? Explore our positions here.

What to expect

In this online event you will get a chance to explore the working environment at AMOLF. We will start with an introduction by our director, followed by brief talks by AMOLF students explaining what it is like do a PhD or postdoc here. Then you will have a chance to ask questions about the available projects directly to the AMOLF group leaders, and to further explore what it is like to work at AMOLF.

For whom?

The event is targeted at potential PhD students and postdocs with a background in physics, chemistry or engineering. We encourage people from all over the world to participate. AMOLF offers a highly international and collaborative working environment. The projects immediately available can be seen via the navigation menu, but we also welcome participants who wish to inform themselves about AMOLF with the perspective to apply for future openings.

You can register for the event here. Too late? Explore our positions here.



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