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PhD Student (m/f) in Physics - Institute of Radiation Physics

Workscope: Research Associate

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The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e. V. (HZDR) has an excellent reputation as an international competence centre for research in the sectors health, energy and matter with more than 1,100 employees. HZDR is a member of Germany`s largest research organisation – Helmholtz Association (HGF).
Further information can be found at http://www.hzdr.de.

The Institute of Radiation Physics invites applications as

PhD Student (m/f)

The position will be available from October, 2016, with a salary corresponding to 50 % of full-time scientist position. The employment contract is limited to three years. The salary is based on the collective agreement TVöD-Bund. The place of work is Dresden-Rossendorf.

The HZDR operates the superradiant THz facility TELBE which serves as a world-wide unique user facility for research in the areas of accelerator research and development as well ultra-fast dynamics in matter driven by intense THz light pulses. The successfull candidate (m/f) will work in the interdisciplinary High-Field THz driven Phenomena group, at the Institute of Radiation Physics that works in both of these areas and is responsible for the further development of TELBE and its scientific case. Further information can be found at http://www.hzdr.de/db/Cms?pNid=2243

  • Master degree or Diploma with very good marks in Physics
  • readiness to work in an international team
  • knowledge in the following areas: femtosecond Iasers, accelerator physics, THz spectroscopy, IR spectroscopy
  • characterization of new accelerator-based THz source concepts
  • development of techniques for accelerator-laser pump probe experiments at high repetition rate and with femtosecond precision
  • development of techniques for THz-based electron bunch diagnostics

Contact detail

How to apply:
Please submit your complete application (cover letter, CV, certificates,…) by 01 July 2016 via online application https://www.hzdr.de/jobs.
Send application to
For further information, please contact Dr. Michael Gensch, Tel.: +49 351 260 - 2464 and Dr. Sergey Kovalev, Tel.: +49 351 260 - 2454.

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Type of job
PhD Project
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Germany (Sachsen)
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01328 Dresden
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