Graduate Engineer or Master of Science (m/f) Electrical Engineering / RF Technology or High Voltage Technology (TU/FH)

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.

Within the department „Accelerator Operations/Linac RF” (Linear Accelerator Radiofrequency) we invite now qualified candidates to apply for the following position

Graduate Engineer or Master of Science (m/f)
Electrical Engineering / RF Technology or High Voltage Technology (TU/FH)
Ref. No.  6630-18.169

or comparable qualification.  

Your tasks within the framework of the FAIR project and the operation as well as modernization of the existing high-frequency systems of GSI's heavy-ion linear accelerators are:

Operation, maintenance and modernization of RF amplifier systems of up to 2 MW power (semiconductor and tube amplifier stages in pulse and continuous wave (cw) operation at 36 MHz up to 325 MHz) and the corresponding high voltage power supplies up to 24 kV as well as their sub-components for control and feedback control systemsSupport and further development of the interfaces between the RF components and the higher-level control and monitoring units of the accelerator systemsSystem integration and documentation

Your qualification:

Degree (Graduate or Master) in electrical engineering (or comparable) Knowledge in RF amplifier technology or high voltage technologyAnalogue and digital circuit development using common tools (Eagle, KiCAD, etc.)Good knowledge of German and English spoken and writtenIndependently acting in smaller subprojects and readiness to work in new fields of activity

The ability to work in a team and a solution-oriented way of working are required. We offer a position with a high degree of self-reliance within the department of Linac RF.

We offer a permanent position. The salary is equivalent to that for public employees as specified in the collective agreement for public employees (TVöD Bund).

FAIR 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, 28th, 2018 to

GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH

or by email to:

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Helmholtz-6630-18.169