Physicist (f/m)

Accelerators | Photon Science | Particle Physics
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron
A Research Centre of the Helmholtz Association
DESY, Hamburg location, is seeking:
Physicist (f/m)
DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science,
particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics.
Looking back on a long tradition in research with synchrotron radiation, DESY
is currently developing into one of the leading centres in the field of photon
science worldwide. With the storage ring PETRA III and the Free-ElectronLaser FLASH, DESY offers a unique combination of photon sources to the
scientific community. PETRA III, one of the most brilliant hard X-ray facilities
in the world, provides a total of 14 undulator beamlines for experiments utilizing the extreme source brilliance. For the upcoming extension of the PETRA
III facility, DESY is seeking a scientist for the development of novel Instrumentation for X-ray nano-diffraction techniques at the planned German-Russian
undulator beamline.
The position
• Development and implementation of micro-/nano-focusing optics for
Synchrotron X-ray diffraction experiments
• Participation in the commissioning of a new nano-diffraction beamline
• Development of own independent research and participation in collaborative projects with external groups
PhD in physics or related disciplines
Experience with X-ray scattering methods using synchrotron radiation
Experimental skills and interest in instrumentation development
Teamwork abilities
Excellent knowledge of English
For further information please contact Dr. Dmitri Novikov +49 40 8998-3124 or
Dr. Wolfgang Drube +49 40 8998-2674.
The position is limited initially to 3 years.
Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organisations in Germany. Classification is based upon qualifications and assigned
duties. DESY operates flexible work schemes. Handicapped persons will
be given preference to other equally qualified applicants. DESY is an equal
opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from
women. There is a bilingual kindergarten on the DESY site.
Please send your application quoting the reference code,
also by E-Mail to:
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Human Resources Department | Code: EM189/2014
Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | Germany | Phone: +49 40 8998-3392 |
E-Mail: [email protected]
Deadline for applications: 25 January 2015
The Helmholtz Association is Germany’s
largest scientific organisation.