Postdoctoral Scientist for Research Software development and data analysis

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:

Develop open-source software to reduce, visualize, model, and fit experimental data Lead the development of software used at specific diffractometers or spectrometers Cooperate with instrument scientists to improve data analysis procedures Participate in exemplary studies from experiment through analysis to publication

Your Profile:

Doctoral degree in physics or related fields Track record in software development, equivalent to at least one year full-time dedication Sound knowledge of C++ under Unix/Linux Experience with any of the following would be a plus: Python, Qt, CMake, git; test-driven development, cross-platform development; numerical mathematics, condensed-matter physics, scattering, spectroscopy, crystallography Communicative personality with excellent command of spoken and written English; German is a plus In your application, please address all the above points; provide a publication list and references

Our Offer:

Challenging and varied work in a growing multicultural team of enthusiastic professionals Visibility of our products in the web (apps.jcns.fz-juelich.de), through scientific publications, and at schools and conferences A comprehensive further training programme Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and private life Limited for 3 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-2019-053

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