Postdoc (f/m/diverse) for the P03/MiNaXS beamline

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY - DESY - Helmholtz Association

Hamburg, Germany

Work group:


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts

Job description:


DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics. More than 2400 employees work at our two locations Hamburg and Zeuthen in science, technology and administration.

The P03/MiNaXS beamline is the world-leading facility for combining X-ray micro and nanobeams with small- and wide-angle X-ray scattering with special focus on in-situ and operando investigations of functional and hybrid nanomaterials, We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher (f/m/diverse) for the P03/MiNaXS team.

The position

Participation in development of micro- and nanofocusing techniques at P03/MiNaXSDevelopment of sample environments for in-situ and operando investigations of functional and nanoparticle coatings, especially vacuum deposition and spray coatingUser support at P03/MiNaXSPursuing a rigorous in-house research programme in the field of nanostructured thin films and hybrid nanomaterials with special focus on polymer-metal interfaces


PhD in physics or comparable scienceslnterest in synchrotron beamline developmentsExperience at synchrotron sources is highly desirableExperience in surface coating thin film technologiesExperience in GISAXS & GIWAXSExperience in atomic force microscopyBusiness fluent English

Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organisations in Germany. Classification is based upon qualifications and assigned duties. Handicapped persons will be given preference to other equally qualified applicants. DESY operates flexible work schemes. DESY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women. Vacant positions at DESY are in general open to part-time-work. During each application procedure DESY will assess whether the post can be filled with part-time employees.

Please send your application quoting the reference code FSPO022/2018, also by E-Mail toDeutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY Human Resources Department | Code: FSPO022/2018 Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | 22607 Hamburg Germany Phone: +49 40 8998-3392 Deadline for applications: 2019/01/07

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Quote Reference: Helmholtz-FSPO022/2018