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Job Proposal

(published on september 05, 2023)

Job description

You will become part of our young team of MHI – Quantum Information at École normale supérieure-PSL. You will join the physics department of ENS, a leading institution that offers an outstanding scientific environment. We have an open postdoc position (2 years) on “magnetic skyrmions for quantum applications”.

You will perform collaborative research towards the realization of quantum computing technologies based on magnetic skyrmions and your main goal will be to push forward the theoretical understanding of the quantum properties of skyrmions and their utilization in novel quantum computing platforms. The employment contract is limited to 2 years, with the possibility of an extension upon mutual agreement.

In our group we promote equality of opportunity and value diversity.

Your Profile

Candidates should

  • have PhD training, experience and a proven record in theoretical physics, ideally in area of condensed matter, quantum physics, quantum magnetism, or a related field.

  • be enthusiastic about using condensed matter, quantum field theory and open quantum system advanced methods to solve interesting and challenging physical problems.

  • be able to operate in a team environment, with excellent organizational and communication skills in English. A strong programming background is an advantage.


I invite you to submit an application by sending an email to

The application should include:

  • a detailed Curriculum Vitae

  • contact information of two references

  • a short one-page cover letter explaining your motivation and research experience

Post-doctoral contracts

Junior Research Chair at the Physics Department

The Labex ENS-ICFP appoints two or three new chairholders each year. Awardees are granted two-year postdoctoral positions with competitive salaries, travel funds as well as research allowances for experimentalists. The JRCs are appointed directly at the departmental level. The program aims at full integration of the JRCs into the department : a mentorship program is set up and JRC awardees participate in teaching.
More information can be found there.

Postdoctoral Position at the Philippe Meyer Institute for Theoretical Physics.

The Philippe Meyer Institute for theoretical physics aims at outstanding candidates at a post-doctoral level in theoretical physics with some experience at the international level. Appointments will be for two years with a possible extension for a third year. Salary is competitive, according to international experience and qualification.
The successful candidates will carry out theoretical physics research at the ENS physics department. For more information about the research in the Physics Department, please consult the website.

Other Postdoctoral Positions.

Depending on their grants, researchers and research teams at LPENS have various openings for post-doctoral positions. Look at their web-pages.

Doctoral contracts

Ph.D. Fellowships

The thesis offers of the LPENS teams, including funding opportunities, are listed on the sites of the doctoral schools, ED564, ED127, or ED397, to which LPENS is attached.
They can also be consulted on the pages of the research teams.


The research internship offers proposed at LPENS can be consulted on the pages of the research teams.