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PhD

Position for a highly motivated postdoc to contribute to a breakthrough project on the subject of quantum communications.

The student will have an official FPI grant from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, which includes funding for research stays in other institutions. He/she will do a minimum of 3 months in a renowned foreign research center and will obtain the International PhD Mention.

The student will work on developing novel semiconductor quantum dot structures for single photon emitters, a key component of the future quantum technologies that will revolutionize society. He/she will develop the nanostructures by molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) and will perform their structural and optical characterization by using atomic force microscopy (AFM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), x-ray diffraction (XRD), and photoluminescence spectroscopy (PL).

REQUIREMENTS:
· A master in the area of nanophysics, advanced materials, semiconductors, nanophotonics or similar.
· A degree in: Physics, Electrical/Telecommunication/Material Engineering or in a similar area.
· Full professional competence in English.
· Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
JOB CONDITIONS:
· Four-year contract.
· Annual Official FPI Gross Salary: 17.222 € (year 1), 18.452 € (year 2), 23.065 € (years 3 and 4).
· Work in a highly competitive international environment.
APPLICATION:
· Send a short CV, a short motivation letter and copy of your university degree certificate to Jose María Ulloa (jmulloa@isom.upm.es) or Sergio Fernández (sergio.fernandezga@upm.es)

Contact: Jose María Ulloa

 Deadline: 31/01/2024

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