Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia invites applications for a postdoctoral position within the Quantum Materials Theory Research Line in Genoa.
We are looking for a motivated candidate with a strong background and a PhD Degree in theoretical/computational condensed matter physics or related disciplines, ability to carry out a project to completion with a degree of independence, interest in collaborating with experimental groups, interest in occasional teaching and strong team-working skills.
Our main interests are in the following fields:
* Phenomenological and microscopic modeling of magnetic/ferroelectric/multiferroic materials, their ultrafast dynamics and domain wall-related phenomena (Landau theory, model Hamiltonians, DFT, DMFT)
* Frustrated magnetism, non-collinear spin textures, magnetic interactions driven by strong spin-orbit coupling
* Halide perovskites and organic-inorganic hybrid materials for optoelectronics
Interested applicants should submit a CV with a list of publications, name and contacts of 2 referees and a brief motivation letter + summary of the past research activities to Sergey.Artyukhin@iit.it quoting “Post doc CB 77164” in the subject of the e-mail.
Applications must be submitted by October 15th.
IIT was established in 2003 and successfully created a large-scale infrastructure in Genova and a network of 10 state-of-the-art laboratories countrywide with an international staff of about 1100 people from more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, material science, robotics, life sciences and nano-biotechnologies.
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