The Institute of Physics, University of Tartu in Estonia welcomes eligible candidates interested in applying for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships – https://www.fi.ut.ee/en/research/marie-curie-individual-fellowships.
The University of Tartu in Estonia has topped the 2018 Times Higher Education table of the best research-intensive universities in “New Europe” – the 13 nations that have joined the European Union since 2004. As well as taking the overall number one spot in the THE New Europe ranking, Tartu ranks top in the region for its research environment. Overall, the University of Tartu belongs to the top 1 or 2% of the world’s best universities according to different ranking schemes and citation data.
The Institute of Physics is the largest institute in the structure of the University of Tartu. It takes pride in the prime working conditions provided by the most modern physics building in Eastern Europe (Physicum, inaugurated in 2014). The institute pursues research in a number of different directions, in theoretical and experimental physics as well as materials science. The research groups command several pieces of top level scientific equipment (transmission electron microscope, FIB scanning electron microscope) and actively participate in large scale European research projects and infrastructure (Max IV synchroton, EuroFusion, Graphene Flagship, etc).