Postdoc (f/m) Small & Wide Angle X-ray Scattering : Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg, HAMBURG | 12 Monate | Frist: Donnerstag, 18. Januar 2018, 00:00 Uhr
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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.

With the storage ring PETRA III and the Free-Electron-Laser FLASH, DESY offers a unique combination of photon sources to the scientific community. PETRA III, one of the most brilliant hard X-ray facilities world wide, currently provides 17 undulator beamlines for experiments utilizing the extreme sour-ce brilliance. For the extension of the PETRA III facility, DESY is seeking a scientist to develop and implement new instrumentation for small and wide angle X-ray scattering techniques at the Swedish high-energy X-ray (40-150 keV) material science beamline (P21).

The position

Strengthen the SAXS and WAXS programs at the beamline Design and implement relevant instrumentation (including X-ray optics and sample environments) Employ relevant data reduction and evaluation software, develop software as necessary Perform scientific projects and work closely with external users and collaborators


PhD in physics, chemistry, materials science, or related fields Background in SAXS/WAXS off hard materials Experience with synchrotron X-ray (preferred) or neutron diffraction techniques Experience with data acquisition control software and scientific program-ming techniques Experimental skills and interest in instrumentation development Excellent knowledge of English and teamwork abilities For further information please contact Dr. Ulrich Lienert +49-40-8998-3165 or Dr. Wolfgang Drube +49-40-8998-2674.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organisations in Germany. Classification is based upon qualifications and assigned duties. DESY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women.

Please send your application quoting the reference code,

also by E-Mail to

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY

Human Resources Department | Code:

Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | 22607 Hamburg Germany

Phone: +49 40 8998-3392 Email:

Deadline for applications: 18 January 2018


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