Postdoc Positions at the MPQ

Postdoc Positions at the MPQ

Information on post-doctoral positions

The Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics offers young scientists who have received their doctoral degree a short time ago a unique and internationally oriented research environment to continue their research. If you would like to know more about open positions at MPQ please refer directly to the scientific division you are interested in.

Postdoc-positions of the Max Planck / Harvard Research Center for Quantum Optics

To expand on their research and to educate excellent scientists, the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ) and the Physics Department at Harvard University join their expertise with the creation of the Max Planck/Harvard Research Center for Quantum Optics (MPH). Research and educational activities take place in fundamental and applied fields in the quantum realm including sensing, metrology, control, chemistry, many-body systems, and information science.
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We invite applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Quantum Science. Fellowships are awarded for the duration of two years to outstanding scientists. The successful candidate will be based either at Harvard or at MPQ, with the opportunity to take advantage of our unique cross-institutional environment. Joint projects between Harvard and MPQ are encouraged.

Postdoc-positions of the Cellex-ICFO-MPQ program

With support of the Spanish Fundació Privada Cellex, a non-profit private foundation devoted to the advancement of science and education for the benefit of humankind, the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and the ICFO (The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona) have started a program which offers four postdoctoral positions for scientists who will jointly work at ICFO and MPQ as “Cellex ICFO-MPQ Research Fellows”.

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