QCQT PhD School

PhD School «Quantum Computing and Quantum Technology»

Join us as a PhD student in our  QCQT PhD School (established in 2016) at the Department of PhysicsUniversity of Basel.

The QCQT PhD school brings together over 15 research groups from both theoretical and experimental quantum science and quantum technology at the University of Basel and cooperates closely with EUCOR – the European campus. Together, we are offering an excellent graduate program covering basic courses, advanced seminars, summer/winter schools and workshops, performing research at the forefront of quantum science and quantum technology.

Further, the program also provides soft skill courses, industry contacts, and an international, interdisciplinary and thriving environment in strong exchange with partner programs and centers such as the NCCR SPIN and the NCCR QSIT. We are aiming at attracting outstanding PhD students from in- and outside of Switzerland and providing training at the forefront of QCQT research.

The main areas of research are quantum computing, quantum measurements, spintronics and quantum magnonics, quantum sensing, quantum optics and cold atoms, quantum transport and nanoelectronics, topological properties of condensed matter systems, and quantum communication.

QCQT PhD Fellowships

The QCQT PhD School is offering two new positions for excellent PhD candidates with an outstanding MSc degree in quantum science or a related field. Application deadline September 30th 2022.

— deadline  September 30th, 2022 —

QCQT PhD fellowships

Only few PhD positions are directly provided by the QCQT PhD school. Two new positions for excellent PhD candidates with an outstanding MSc degree in quantum science or a related field are offered in the second half of 2022.

For application get in contact with one of the PI’s of the participating research groups. After contacting one of the PI’s and secure their support for your application for a PhD position please submit the following as a single pdf file via email to the coordinator Dr. Thilo Glatzel not later than September 30th 2022:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcripts MSc, BSc, diplomas etc with grades, from all relevant institutions of higher education (all in English or German)
  • Motivation letter. A short statement of your research interests and how they relate to the work of our department and the specific research group
  • List of publications, if available
  • Reference letters (send seperatly)

Further details can be found in the following pdf file QCQT-PhD_announcement.pdf.

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