Open Positions avaible in Physics Department

  • Postdoctoral Position in Mechanisms of stress storage and dissipation during flow of soft jammed materials

    Mechanisms of stress storage and dissipation during flow of soft jammed materials 

     

    The Soft Matter & Photonics Group at the Physics Department of the University of Fribourg / Switzerland has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow to study shear induced solid / fluid transitions in soft jammed materials.     

     

    The University of Fribourg hosts several groups working in the field of soft matter, providing a wide range of experimental facilities and knowhow.  The postdoctoral researcher will closely collaborate with research groups from the University of Milan and Vienna, as well as Georgetown University and Procter & Gamble.

     

    The position is funded through the Swiss National Science Foundation, and is available starting April 2021 or later.   

     

    The candidate is expected to have a PhD in physics or physico-chemistry and would ideally be familiar with rheometry and imaging techniques.  

     

    Applications comprising a motivation letter, a detailed CV and names of references, all in one PDF should be send to:

     

    Véronique Trappe

    Department of Physics

    University of Fribourg

    Chemin du Musée 3

    CH-1700 Fribourg

    Switzerland

    e-mail: Veronique.Trappe@unifr.ch