PhD position in Photonics jobs – DTU Fotonik, Denmark

    PhD position in Photonics jobs - DTU Fotonik, Denmark

    Photonics jobs – PhD position in photovoltaic systems and new light sources, at DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    May 26, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionPhD Position
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Light Sources
    – Industrial Sensor
    – Photovoltaic systems
    ScholarshipAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDTU Fotonik
    Technical University of Denmark
    Contract Period3 Years
    Starting dateNot specified


    You must have a two-year master’s degree (120 ECTS points) in Engineering/Physics or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master’s degree in Engineering/Physics.


    He/she can contribute to the development of new light sources and/or photovoltaics systems and preference will be given to candidates that can strengthen the following areas:

    • Photovoltaic systems
    • LED architectures for energy and lighting applications (green technologies)
    • Nanotechnologies for LEDs and Biophotonics
    • Advanced diode laser based systems for biophotonic imaging
    • Nonlinear MID-IR sensing for scientific and industrial applications


    The position is aimed at expanding our competences in photovoltaic systems and new light sources. Acknowledging photonics as a key enabling technology, the research activities originate around modelling and development of new light source architectures and photovoltaic systems. The research section aims for a top 3 position among the European research groups in diode lasers, LEDs and photovoltaic systems. The research will be conducted in close collaboration with researchers at international universities and especially Danish companies doing business within in the research topics.

    How to Apply?

    To apply, please open the link “Apply online,” fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one pdf file.

    Documents Required

    • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma
    • Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see guidelines and Excel spreadsheet here)

    About DTU Fotonik

    DTU Fotonik has 210 employees with competences in optics and is one of the largest centers in the world based solely on research in photonics. Research is performed within optical sensors, lasers, LEDs, photovoltaics, ultra-high speed optical transmission systems, bio-photonics, nano-optics and quantum photonics.


    • The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union
    • If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark


    Professor Paul Michael Petersen

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    PhD Project in New Light Sources

    Post expires at 8:59am on Thursday May 27th, 2021 (GMT+9)