The International Max Planck Society Research School ‘Dynamical Processes in Atoms, Molecules and Solids’ invites applications for PhD positions from talented students holding a master degree or a German diploma in physics, chemistry, mathematics or computer science.


General information

We are looking for talented students holding a master degree or a German diploma in physics, chemistry, mathematics or computer science, with interests in studying atomic, molecular or condensed-matter phenomena or scientific computing. Applicants should not be older than 30 years. Participants will be selected on a competitive basis. The successful candidates will receive a stipend that fully covers living expenses. The thesis work, which must be completed in about three years, will be complemented by a training programme. The PhD degree will be conferred by the Technische Universität Dresden or by the home university of the student.

In order to apply for the program you have to

Please, just follow the steps listed above and do not send separate emails to introduce yourself.

Note, that we will accept only applications received within the current deadline.


Deadlines (If you missed it this year, then try for the next year)

Winter term 2016/2017:

  • Deadline for applications: April 30, 2016
  • Pre-selection for interviews: During May 2016
  • Information about decision: Immediately after the pre-selection
    (not later than June 15, 2016)
  • Interviews: May-Sept. 2016 (flexible)
  • Beginning of term: Oct. 1, 2016 (starting date: flexible)

Summer term 2016:

  • Deadline for applications: (Oct. 31, 2015) closed for applications
  • Beginning of term: April 1, 2015

Contact information

IMPRS “Dynamical Processes in Atoms, Molecules and Solids”
Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems
Nöthnitzer Str. 38
01187 Dresden
Germany

Fax: +49 (0)351 871 2299
[email protected]

Spokesperson
Prof. Dr. Jan M Rost
Phone: +49 (0)351 871 2202

Coordinator
Dr. Michael Genkin
Phone: +49 (0)351 871 1409

Secretary
Gabriele Makolies
Phone: +49 (0)351 871 2204