Monday, March 3, 2008

6 PhD Studentships, Univ of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

6 PhD Studentships
Max-Planck Research Group

The Cluster of Excellence ‘Engineering of Advanced Materials (EAM)’
funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Max-Planck
Research Group at the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-
Nuremberg, Germany, invite applications for several postdoctoral
positions and PhD studentships, working on the design, fabrication,
characterization and applications of photonic materials and

Up to 6 PhD studentships and 4 postdoctoral research positions in

Nanostructuring of photonic materials
Electromagnetic modelling & theory
Metamaterials from molecules and particles
Microfluidics in photonic crystal fibre (”nanolabs”)
Trapping and characterisation of single particles in focused laser
Laser transport and trapping of particles in photonic crystal fibre
Development and characterization of new glasses for photonics
Photonic crystal fibre fabrication
Modelling the fibre drawing process

Successful applicants will join a major European research group in
optics and photonics, based in extensive new laboratories, with many
opportunities for national and international collaboration.

Selection of candidates will start immediately and continue until all
the positions are filled.

Informal enquiries may be directed to: Frau Bettina Schwender,
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Guenther-Scharowsky-Str. 1/Bau 24,
D-91058 Erlangen (, Tel: +49-9131-
6877-301, Fax: +49-9131-6877-309).