Postdoc in Physics or Chemistry for the development of advanced sample environment equipment

Forschungszentrum Jülich - FZJ - Helmholtz Association

Garching bei München, Bavaria, Germany

Work group:

JCNS - Jülich Centre for Neutron Science


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts


Job description:

Your Job:

Design, develop and operate sample environment equipment to perform pressure and temperature jumps Contribute to the improvement of existing equipment with focus on time resolved measurements on SANS/VSANS and QUENS Conduct and disseminate world-class research via publications and conference presentations in the field of soft matter and biophysics, in close cooperation with the institute “Neutron Scattering and Soft Matter” (JCNS-1) in Jülich and the Soft Matter Physics Group of the Technical University of Munich Represent and actively work on increasing the user base at MLZ

Your Profile:

A PhD degree in Physics, Chemistry, Biophysics or a related discipline A strong background in experimental soft matter and biophysics with focus on structure examination Knowledge in neutron scattering research preferably real-time SANS, rheo-SANS, or bio-SANS would be a distinct advantage Very good command of written and spoken English Initiative character, creativity, good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, result orientation and analytical skills

Our Offer:

Exciting working environment on an attractive research campus, ideally situated close to the city of Munich The position represents an excellent opportunity to carry out research in soft matter and biophysics using neutron scattering in a multidisciplinary team at MLZ Promoting professional development through participation in national and international conferences and through various training programs

A comprehensive further training programme, including English language courses Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and family life Limited for 2 years with possible longer-term prospects Full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD)

Place of employment: Garching (Munich)Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.We also welcome applications from disabled persons.


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Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2018-389

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