DESY-Fellowships Photon Science

German Electron Synchrotron (DESY)

Hamburg, Germany

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Scientific / postdoctoral posts

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The brillant synchroton source PETRA III as well as the intense free-electron laser FLASH and our inhouse research groups at DESY CFEL offer a broad range of research opportunities, ranging from life science to the study of fundamental physical processes in various areas. DESY offers several career opportunities also in the enabling technologies like detector or laser physics and development.


  • Condensed matter physics
  • Atoms, Molecules and Optics
  • Laser physics
  • Detector development
  • Structural Chemistry
  • Structural Biology


  • Ph.D. completed within the last 5 years after your doctorate
  • Experience in experimental or theoretical science in one of the areas of the DESY photon science division

Look forward to a unique working environment on our international research campus. We attach particular importance to appreciative cooperation and the well-being of our DESY employees. Gender equality is an important aspect for us. To support work life balance we offer flexible working hours, variable part-time and job-sharing. You will benefit from our family-friendly and collegial atmosphere, our established health management and occupational pension provision. As a public employer, we offer you a secure workplace and facilitate your individual career with our comprehensive training and development opportunities. Remuneration is in according to the regulations of the TV AVH.

This research center is part of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers. With more than 42,000 employees and an annual budget of over € 5 billion, the Helmholtz Association is Germany’s largest scientific organisation.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: FSFE001/2021