International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) Physics of Light announced PhD position . The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) Physics of Light, established at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL), announces this year’s call for student positions.
International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) Physics of Light announced PhD position
Excellent candidates interested in all aspects of the science of light
- nonlinear optics
- quantum technologies
- machine learning
and more) are encouraged to apply.
The program is offered in English and is open to students with BSc or MSc degrees.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of purpose, official university grades, and proof of English proficiency. Applicants should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to [email protected]
Field of Research: Mathematics / Natural Sciences
Subject: Science of Light
Open Positions: 5
Once the applications have been evaluated, the candidates receive an e-mail from the coordinator about the outcome. If the evaluation is positive, the next step will be an interview via Skype.
Afterward, the applicants have the chance to get invited to Erlangen, Germany, to meet their potential Ph.D. advisors in person and have another interview.
Both interviews consist of a talk (about 20 minutes) and questions from the advisors (about 10-15 minutes).
After having successfully passed those two interviews the applicants are invited to become members of the IMPRS-PL and as soon as they are admitted to University, they are allowed to start their Ph.D. project in the framework of the IMPRS-PL.
Applications will be accepted until May 31st, 2022. Applications received by January 15th, 2022 will be processed by the end of March.
How to apply?
To apply, please send an email to [email protected] containing one pdf file with the following information:
- your preferred research area(s) or the advisor(s) you would like to work with
- motivation letter
- High school certificate or comparable certificate which qualifies you for entering university
- University Certificates and academic records
- short abstracts of Bachelor and Master thesis
- 2 letters of recommendation (those should be sent directly by the reviewers to [email protected])
- proof of proficiency in English (not obligatory but strongly recommended)
- if available: additional information
Check the official information here
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