Open Positions in SuperMaMa

Does this profile match yours?

  • You are driven by curiosity, the desire to learn and the ambition to explore the unknown ?
  • You love working on experiments at the forefront of research ?
  • You have an experimental background in quantum physics, molecular beam science or physical chemistry.
  • You have a good theory background and you are proud of your study records ?
  • You feel at ease in an interdisciplinary and international team ?
  • You are ambitious and embrace a spirit of collaborative and supportive competitiveness ?

If you feel well characterized by it, you are invited to inquire at about the current Master & PhD openings in the project:

P1: Optical Charge Control & Quantum Detection of Proteins

The Quantum Nanophysics Group at the University of Vienna, headed by Markus Arndt is a leading team in Molecular Beam Research & Quantum Optics. We develop new quantum tools for biomolecular beam research and mass spectrometry.  

In your Master and/or PhD project you will be able to develop, test and utilize 

  • Cryogenic quantum detectors for massive proteins  
  • Advanced mass spectrometry techniques 
  • Single-photon charge control of proteins in high-power laser fields.
  • Slowing and cooling of proteins

Please send all relevant documents, CV, study records, list of talks and publications. possible distinctions, names of professors who would send reference letters, as one single merged PDF file to

The University of Vienna is a proactive equal opportunity employer. Among equally qualified candidates, female applicants will be given the preference.