Open positions

We are always looking for new group members with passion, talent, and grit!

You will have the chance to work on the grand challenges of condensed matter physics, often at the interface of instrumental design and new physics. You will be involved in determining the important and interesting questions, creating and improving instrumental setups, performing measurements, and making discoveries.

Current open positions

You find the current job openings here: Opening 1, Opening 2.

It might be interesting to look at some past job advertisements. While the projects keep changing, the themes are still roughly the same. You can download them here, here, or here.

Applications for PhD and Postdoc positions

If you are interested in working with us as a PhD student or postdoc, please send me an email. State briefly why you are interested and attach a CV, including information about the grades you had as an undergraduate. No need for a separate cover letter or certificates. Important: please insert “Application PhD” or “Application Postdoc” in the subject line. If you are applying to a specific advertisement, note this in your email.

There are postdoc scholarship available. I’d be happy to support you after you apply to our group. Take a look at the veni fellowship or the Marie Curie fellowship.

Master projects for Leiden University students

If you are a Master student at Leiden University looking for a Master project, contact me (or any group member) per email or stop by my office.

Bsc / Master students from elsewhere

If you are interested in pursuing a Master degree at Leiden University, see Sometimes, we take master students or summer interns if we get exceptional applicants (this usually means very good grades and a personal recommendation).