Mechanical engineer (m/f)

GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research - GSI - Helmholtz Association

Darmstadt, Germany

Area of research:

Technical staff

Starting date:


Job description:

GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt operates one of the leading particle accelerators for science. In the next few years, the new FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research) one of the world's largest research projects, will be built in international cooperation. GSI and FAIR offer the opportunity to work together in this international environment with a team of employees committed to ensuring each day to conduct world-class science.

The CBM ("Compressed Baryonic Matter") Division is seeking to hire a

Mechanical engineer (m/f)
Reference Number: 5112-18.175

at the earliest possible date.

Tasks include:

Participation in the planning and installation of a nuclear physics experimental facilitySupervision and realisation of mechanical designsConceptional and technical preparation of the vacuum beam pipe of the CBM experiment

Essential Skills and Abilities:

University degree in mechanical engineering or comparable qualificationSound knowledge in CAD (Catia or similar)Mechanical skills would be helpfulTechnical know-how in vacuum applicationsWritten and spoken EnglishAbility to work in team and interest to strike a new path

The successful candidate can expect an interesting and challenging environment in a world leading international research centre.

The position is limited to 5 years, however, within the FAIR project there are good perspectives for long term employments. Salary is equivalent to that for public employees as specified in the collective agreement for public employees (TVöD Bund).

For more information do not hesitate to contact the CBM Division head Prof. Dr. Hans Rudolf Schmidt (Mobil 0151 72622956 or

GSI supports the vocational development of women. Therefore women are especially encouraged to apply for the position.

Handicapped persons will be preferentially considered when equally qualified.

Further information about FAIR and GSI is available at and

If you find this position interesting and challenging and would like to work in an exceptional, international, strongly technical environment, please send your full application documents, including the desired salary, with information of your earliest possible starting date and the reference number above to the following address by December, 14th, 2018 to

GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH

or by email to:

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Helmholtz-5112-18.175