Research Associate for the Project “Theory of hybrid quantum systems


InstitutionFaculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences, Department of Physics, I. Institute of Theoretical Physics

Salary levelEGR. 13 TV-L

Start date01.04.2022, fixed for a period of 36 month (This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG]).

Application deadline31.01.2022

Scope of workpart-time

Weekly hours75% of standard work hours per week


Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.

Specific Duties

Scientific research in theoretical condensed matter physics, magnetism, dynamics of current-driven sykrmions, theory of magnons.


A university degree in a relevant field. Experience with and interest in theoretical condensed matter physics, basic skills in analytical and numerical methods of theoretical physics.

We offer

  • Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • University pensions
  • Attractive location
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work-life balance opportunities
  • Public transport pass (ProfiTicket) and much more
  • Health management
  • Educational leave
  • 30 days of vacation per annum

As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, cooperative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally, and internationally.

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As women are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage women to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable female applicants will receive preference.

Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.

Tips on applying


Prof. Dr. Michael Thorwart

+49 40 42838-3641

Reference number



Notkestraße 9
22607 Hamburg
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Applications should include a cover letter, a tabular curriculum vitae, and copies of degree certificate(s). Please send applications by email to:

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