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KU Leuven is one of the top 50 universities in the world (top 10 in Europe) according to the 2020 "Times Higher Education" ranking, and ranks #7 (top in Europe) in the 2019 "World’s Most Innovative Universities" ranking elaborated by Reuters. KU Leuven offers an exciting multi-disciplinary research environment, a broad range of training courses for PhD students, and full social and medical insurance.
Located in Belgium, at the heart of Europe, and less than 3 hours by train from cities like Paris, London or Amsterdam, Leuven is a cultural and historical city with a vibrant international student life style.

Open positions at FMolina-Lopez Research Lab
PhD opportunities
  1. Wey2Cool: Unveiling the Cooling Potential of Anomalous Ettingshausen Effect in Magnetic Weyl Semimetals: The goal of this experimental Ph.D. research is to develop the first thermoelectric cooler device exploiting the quantum properties of Weyl semimetals. The project combines the deposition and physical characterization of thin films and their application for microchips cooling. This project is a collaboration between the Nanoscopic Physics Department at UCLovain under the supervision of Prof. P. Gehring and KU Leuven under the supervision of Prof. F. Molina-Lopez and Dr. Clement Merckling. The ideal starting date is November 2021. If you are interested, please click here for more information and to apply through the KU Leuven online application tool. Hurry up, the deadline for application is June 27th!

There are currently no open positions. However we are always happy to hear from outstanding motivated candidates.​