[SA_Scat] Postdoc (f/m) Small & Wide Angle X-ray Scattering at DESY

stephen.king at stfc.ac.uk stephen.king at stfc.ac.uk
Mon Jan 22 09:35:45 GMT 2018


DESY, Hamburg location, is seeking:

Postdoc (f/m) Small & Wide Angle X-ray Scattering
Renumeration Group 13

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 source
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

_ 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
_ Experience with data acquisition control software and scientific programming
_ 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.

The position is limited to 3 years.

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. There is a bilingual kindergarten on the DESY

We are looking forward to your application quoting the reference code preferably via our electronic application System: https://www.desy.de/about_desy/career/online_application/index_eng.html

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Human Resources Department j Code: FSMA075/2017
Notkestra├če 85 j 22607 Hamburg j Germany j Phone: +49 40 8998-3392
Email: recruitment at desy.de<mailto:recruitment at desy.de>

Deadline for applications: 4 February 2018


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