B.Sc./M.Sc. Theses and Research Projects:
During a thesis or research project, you will carry out physical measurements using a variety of spectroscopic, magnetometric or transport methods mostly on paramagnetic systems. You will then evaluate and analyze the obtained data. Additionally your project may contain elements of synthesis and characterization, as well as of theory and modelling, depending on your preferences.
Please scroll down for a non-exclusive list of potential topics.
We have a limited number of places, so please fill in the form below, if you are interested and we will make assignments in June and December of each year.
Expression of Interest Form
Supervisor: Lorenzo Tesi
Goal: Determine the influence of plasmonic structures on the signal intensity of resulting HF-EPR spectra.
PhD and Post-Doc Positions
Do you need to be a genius to work in the molecular nanomagnetism group? Well, it doesn't hurt, of course, but it is not necessary. What is required and what will be expected of you if you work in the group are the following: initiative, critical thought, and perseverance. Perhaps the most important quality you should have is scientific curiosity. Please don't hesitate to contact us about a position before applying. PhD positions are for 3-4 years, Post-Doc positions for the time indicated. What we offer:
- Access to state of the art spectrometers and magnetometers.
- The opportunity to tackle exciting contemporary challenges in science.
- A stimulating international environment with outstanding facilities and support.
- Ample funding, and possibilities to visit laboratories and conferences abroad.
Any job application requires the following:
- A curriculum vitae, including thesis subjects, names and contact data of two academic referees, and publication list.
- A motivation of interest: Why are you applying?
- To apply for a PhD position you should have a good first degree and you should include a list of courses including grades.
- PhD positions. We have an IQST-funded PhD position in collaboration with Dr Hagen Klauk of the MPI for Solid State Science in Stuttgart and Dr Benedetta Casu of the University of Tübingen. The aim of the project is to address molecular quantum bits through electrical transport, allowing more sensitive and local addressing, as well as furthering integration with peripheral electronics. Click here for more information.
- Post-Doc recruitment. We are looking for candidates interested in applying for Alexander von Humboldt (no deadline), Georg Forster (no deadline), DFG Walter Benjamin (no deadline) or Marie‐Skłodowska‐Curie (deadline September) postdoc fellowships for example in the areas of experimental spin-phonon coupling, thin layers of molecular quantum bits, electrical addressing of molecular quantum bits and switchable two-qubit systems. Click here for more information.
- Junior Research Group hosting. We are interested in hosting a scientifically independent Junior Research Group that would be able to profit from the research infrastructure available. Funding possibilities include ERC StG/CoG (deadline March), DFG Emmy Noether (no deadline), BW MWK Margarethe von Wrangell (deadline September). Click here for more information.