Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications at their earliest convenience. For questions of these positions please contact Prof. Dr. Yong Lei (yong.lei-at-uni-muenster.de). Please include the following documents in your application (preferably in a PDF-file): CV, email addresses of 3 referees (one should be the PhD supervisor), a description of your research achievement and qualifications (include a complete publication list). Applications should be sent to: yong.lei-atuni-muenster.de
PhD position: The candidates should have a master degree (or equivalent) in materials physics, theoretical physics of nanostructures, or a related field and should have a good academic record including publications. Some familiarity and knowledge with at least one of the first principles simulation software such as Vienna Ab-initio Simulation Package (VASP) or other similar modelling softwares. Some basic knowledge in at least one of the ab-initio quantum mechanical methods such as density functional theory, tight binding, k.p perturbation theory etc.
Postdoc position: The candidates must have a PhD (or equivalent) in semiconductor devices and/or nano-devices, energy-related fields, or materials physics. The candidate should be able to demonstrate an outstanding academic record, especially with excellent publication records. Furthermore, research experiences in energy-related fields, such as solar cells, solar fuels, or supercapacitor, are highly desirable.