Open positions

The Abbe Center of Photonics (ACP) and the Abbe School of Photonics (ASP) permanently offer excellent opportunities to achieve academic careers at every degree (Bachelor's, Master's and doctoral degrees). At times, open positions for doctoral studies will be advertized here. ASP offers strong support to acquire postgraduate funding. In addition, a number of open research and teaching positions will be filled following the selection of appropriate candidates.

If you are interested, please apply via our Online Application System or follow the specific instructions given in the recent calls:

1 PhD & 1 Postdoc position on Quantum sensing (published July 2018)

The group of Dr. Frank Setzpfandt at the Institute of Applied Physics is looking for a PhD student and a Postdoc to work on Quantum sensing and imaging. The positions will be available from October. Application deadline August 17, 2018.

1 PhD positions on Structuring of IR materials (published July 2018)

In the group of Prof. Stefan Nolte at the Institute of Applied Physics: Structuring of IR materials with Mid-IR ultrashort laser pulses. Application deadline August 19, 2018.

1 Postdoc position in the field of Laser Spectroscopy (published July 2018)

In the group of Prof. Birgitta Schultze-Bernhardt at the Institute of Applied Physics: Laser Spectroscopy. The position is available now. Extended application deadline August 30, 2018.

1 PhD & 1 Postdoc Position in the Institute for Applied Physics (published February 2018)

Topic: gas spectroscopy. The positions are available now.


German job market

Open positions in Thuringia and Germany

General advice

Online job fairs

Many companies have established their own online application systems in order to assure confidentiality and to make sure that application documents reach the prospective employer directly. If you are unsure as to how to use a German online application system, going for self-initiated applications may be a valuable alternative. If you need assistance, ASP's coordinators will be happy to assist you.