New PhD student wanted for CREATE project


We encourage applicants for a position of a PhD student in the Physical Optics and Biophotonics Group – the successful candidate will carry out PhD studies under International Doctoral Studies at the Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS, Warsaw, Poland.

Research activities, in which the selected person will be involved are:

Control of light propagation in turbid – biological objects, development of new methods for brain imaging.

The candidates should have:

  • a university degree in physics, engineering (optics, automatics, informatics, electronics)
  • experience in advanced methods of data and image processing along with experimental optics
  • skills in C++, Python, LabView or MatLab
  • English to the degree necessary for communication, reading scientific literature, writing reports, and presentation of research results
  • at least one opinion of the candidate from an active researcher.

The successful candidate will be given:

  • the opportunity to carry out PhD studies under the supervision of worldwide reputable scientist selected and contracted as the ERA Chair Holder – Professor Maciej Wojtkowski, a physicist specializing in optical applications in biology and medicine
  • the opportunity of close cooperation with the ERA Chair holder’s team
  • middle-term employment contract (4 years, supported by ERA Chair grant) – full time position (net salary ca. EUR 655)
  • participation in research studies on the statistical properties of the light propagation through non-transparent or turbid media – in particular through biological systems
  • possibility of fellowship in other leading EU university or institute
  • private medical care package
  • possibility to accommodate in the IPC hotel dedicated to PhD students.

More details here.

Applications should be sent to mwojtkowski|ichf.edu.pl| |mwojtkowski|ichf.edu.pl and pniton|ichf.edu.pl| |pniton|ichf.edu.pl (contact person for employment) by 26th September, 2016.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s
Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme
under grant agreement No 666295.