The CRC 1375 is running until 2023 in its first funding period. It is building on the scientific work of enthusiastic PhD students. Thus, unsolicited applications are welcome at any time, and we are constantly incorporating new PhD students.
To apply, please check carefully the list of NOA projects (A1-A5, B1-B5, C1-C5). Please choose up to five projects which you would like to join. Then, in your application, e.g. within your personal letter of motivation, please give a clear statement on our preferred projects and/or your preferred supervisors. list of NOA projects
Please note that applications will be prioritised from those with current working rights in Germany and Europe who are not affected by travel restrictions. We warmly welcome applications from international applicants to be considered for future opportunities, and all applications will be considered provided they meet the requirements of the project.
Your application will be directly forwarded to these supervisors. Not unlikely, the supervisors have more PhD options and projects than those announced within NOA, and will offer them to you upon your application and getting in contact with you.
We are looking for the most excellent Diploma or M.Sc. graduates in physics, photonics, or a related subject with a strong topical background related to physics and photonics. The doctoral works will be performed in exceptional and highly internationalized research groups at the main NOA location in Jena. Each doctoral topic will offer outstanding opportunities for developing as a young-career researcher. All candidates will be thoroughly introduced to the individual topic and excellently supervised by the highest standards of the German Research Foundation (DFG).
Remuneration is offered in accordance with the Collective Agreement for the Public Sector of the Federal States (TV-L) depending on the personal qualifications up to salary scale 13 and in the range of 50-75 % with respect to full time.
The Friedrich Schiller University Jena seeks to increase the number of female scientists and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply. The University is committed to providing a family-friendly workplace and is equipped with special means within NOA.
Applications can be done using the doctoral (PhD) positions branch within the Abbe School of Photonics' Online Application System. During the application, the following documents and proofs will be requested for upload:
Speculative application of motivated students and researchers with a background in research areas of NOA are welcome. We also offer incoming fellowships for short-term stays of Bachelor, Master and PhD students. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.