Fully Funded PhD Positions (Doctoral Researcher [m/f/div]) | Condensed Matter Science


Fully Funded PhD Positions (Doctoral Researcher [m/f/div]) | Condensed Matter Science

Are you interested in becoming a doctoral researcher in the field of condensed matter science? The International Max Planck Research School for Condensed Matter Science (IMPRS-CMS) in Stuttgart, Germany, currently has an open call for multiple fully funded doctoral researcher (m/f/d) positions.

Deadline for submission of your application is February 28, 2024.

The IMPRS-CMS, established at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in cooperation with the University of Stuttgart, offers you a unique opportunity to join one of our internationally renowned research groups for a doctoral study. We combine an exceptionally broad and interdisciplinary spectrum of expertise in fundamental research on condensed matter, ranging from topics such as

quantum materials / electronic structure and quantum many-body theory / nanoscience / solid state spectroscopy / solid state ionics and batteries / bioinspired materials / quantum electronics / organic electronics / ultracold atomic gases / etc.

We offer

  • Cutting-edge research projects in a vibrant, interdisciplinary, and multicultural work environment with access to excellent research institutions around the world
  • A modern, structured doctoral program in English with a tailored curriculum
  • Fully funded positions plus additional funding for scientific meetings and trainings (no tuition fees)
  • Individual supervision, co-supervision, and mentoring by research scientists who are leaders in their respective fields
  • An excellent working environment with various on-campus support (technical facilities / workshops, PhD representatives, residence permit / visa support, children’s daycare, etc.)

Join our Research School

Our excellent, structured PhD program will enable you to continue your professional carrier in the field of condensed matter science at a world-leading level. We combine an extraordinarily broad and interdisciplinary spectrum of expertise in fundamental research on condensed matter, an area of particularly great technological importance. 

More than 40 distinguished and internationally recognized group leaders actively participate in the IMPRS-CMS program and offer cutting-edge PhD projects.

Become part of this community! 

Your application

Applicants should hold an M.Sc. (or equivalent degree) with a strong background in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and material or computer science. The deadline of the current call is February 28, 2024.

Other important prerequisites for working in our international and multidisciplinary institute are a high level of commitment, basic knowledge of solid-state science, and a good knowledge of English.

Candidates with an outstanding B.Sc. degree are eligible to apply for a fast track PhD.

Details on the program, eligibility, and application are provide on our webpage.

For further information, please contact the coordination office: contact@imprs-cms.mpg.de.

Please note, that only applications submitted through our online application portal can be considered.

The IMPRS-CMS, as part of the Max Planck Society, and the University of Stuttgart are committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. The IMPRS-CMS strives for gender equality and diversity and seeks to increase the number of women in its workforce in those areas where they are under­rep­re­sented. We therefore explicitly encourage women to apply.


International Max Planck Research School for Condensed Matter Science (IMPRS-CMS)

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Deadline: 2024-02-28
Location: Germany, Stuttgart
Categories: Condensed Matter Physics, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Materials Science, Mathematics, PhD, Physics,


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