Postdoc in Physics for the operation and development of low temperature devices

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:

Operation of the suite of cryostats including low temperature dilution inserts for the neutron scattering instruments in user service Contribute to the improvement of existing and development of new equipment based on the requirements of the instrument scientists Operation of high- field cryomagnets Disseminate development results via publications and international conference presentations Actively work on increasing the user base at MLZ

Your Profile:

A PhD degree in Physics or a related discipline A strong background in low temperature physics A profound experience with different types of cryostats and other low temperature equipment Solid knowledge in neutron scattering research an instrumentation 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 Challenging tasks in experimentation in one of the leading neutron centers 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 private 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-2019-094

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