Postdoctoral Position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Prague, Czech Republic

We are seeking ambitious, enthusiastic and motivated postdoctoral research fellows to join our research team in condensed matter physics.


Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Ke Karlovu 5, Prague 2, 121 16, Czech Republic


Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Commencing date of employment:

First half of 2019, preferably January 1st, 2019

Terms of employment:

Three years. Initial employment will be for a period of 12 months and may be extended for further two years after a satisfactory evaluation. Further three-year reemployment can be allowed once after the final evaluation.

Field of specialization:

Experimental studies of structural, magnetic and thermal properties of solids. The candidate can specialize a) in the synthesis of new materials by various techniques including namely crystal growth, sample characterization by X-ray diffraction and electron microscopy or b) in measurement of physical properties in a wide range of temperatures, magnetic fields, external pressures.

Studies in the home laboratory can be supplemented by using synchrotron x-rays and neutron scattering in large facilities.

The appointee is expected to work with external users in the research infrastructure (Materials Growth and Measurement Laboratory, www.mgml.eu) as well as conduct her/his own research in collaboration with the department staff.


PhD degree or an equivalent

Application materials required

(1) Curriculum vitae, academic record including the title of PhD thesis, and professional career summary.

(2) List of publications. Please include the list of presentations in conferences, prizes, or awards.

(4) Summary of research skills.

(6) Statement of intent (please describe your interests and plans in future research).

(7) List two persons including e-mail address or phone number for references.

Salary, etc.

Starting monthly salary 40 000 to 50 000 CZK, depending on previous experience.

Financial support to attend conferences, etc.

Successful candidate may be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred for the trip from their home or former place of work to Prague.


Personal information obtained from application documents will not be used or provided to any third party for purposes other than the necessary procedures related to personnel affairs, salary, and welfare.

Application documents or questions should be addressed to:

Martina Razova

e-mail address: martinarazova@post.cz