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Job posted by Weizmann Institute of Science (28/12/2010 12.24)

PostDoc position in the department of Department of Condensed Matter Physics

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Development of new nano-SQUID magnetic sensor devices with single spin sensitivity for study of topological states of matter and vortex dynamics in superconductors

Description

PostDoc position in the department of Department of Condensed Matter Physics at Weizmann institute of Science in the group of Eli Zeldov for 3 years. The research will be carried out in the Superconductivity Lab http://www.weizmann.ac.il/condmat/superc/. The project focuses on development of novel nanoscale SQUIDs that reside on the apex of a sharp tip and can measure local magnetic fields with very high sensitivity and spatial resolution that could detect the magnetic field of a single electron spin. We incorporate the nano-SQUID-on-tip in STM-like scanning probe microscope for investigation of topological states of matter, quantum magnetism, and dynamics of individual vortices in superconductors. Funding is available for three years. Contract is for one year, and will be renewed with good progress. The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated potential for excellence in research and a strong background in superconductivity; expertise in cryogenic systems, transport and magnetization measurements, UHV deposition methods, and computer programming; design and construction of electronic and mechanical systems, materials science, scanning probe systems, image processing, and computationally intensive data analysis; comfort working in a collaborative setting. Interested candidates should send CV and list of publications to eli.zeldov@weizmann.ac.il

Nr of positions available : 1

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Research Fields

Physics

Career Stage

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
More Experienced researcher or >10 yrs (Senior)

Research Profile

Not defined

Benefits

Normal benefits of postdocs as described at http://www.weizmann.ac.il/feinberg/postdoc_fell/


Requirements

Required Research Experiences
Main Research Field Physics
Required Languages
Language ENGLISH
Language Level Good
Required Education Level
Degree Field Physics
Required Research Experiences
Years of Research Experience 1
Required Education Level
Degree PhD
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Application Deadline

21/10/2014

Application e-mail

eli.zeldov@weizmann.ac.il

Envisaged Job Starting Date

01/05/2012

Other job details
Job ID

33652731

Type of Contract

Temporary

Status

Full-time

Country

ISRAEL

Company/Institute

Weizmann Inst. of Science

City

Rehovot

EU Research Framework Programme
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

No

Company/Institute
Weizmann Institute of Science

Department of Condensed Matter Physics
Other
Herzel St.
76100 - Rehovot
ISRAEL
phone 972 08 9342892
email eli.zeldov@weizmann.ac.ilhttp://www.weizmann.ac.il/feinberg

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