Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Theoretical and experimental development and implementation of strategies to efficiently generate surface acoustic waves through the excitation of mechanical oscillations in single gold nanoparticles
  • Scientific cooperation in different projects being developed in our group
  • Collaborative work with international partners
  • Publication of the results in specialized scientific journals, participation in conferences as well as the presentation of seminars in our group meetings
  • Eventually help with teaching duties, not more than two weekly hours.

Your qualifications:

  • Finished Ph.D. degree in Physics, in the areas of Optics of Condensed Matter Systems and/or Ultrafast Spectroscopy
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in the Pump-and-Probe Technique
  • Proven ability in independently performing advanced scientific work and paper writing
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Team player and enthusiasm to work in a multi-disciplinary and collaborative environment.


We offer you an interesting and responsible workplace in an open-minded and commited team with good possibilities for further professional and personal development. Your workplace is in a central location in Munich and is very good connected with the public transportation system. The salary classification follows the TV-L, given that the necessary qualifications are fulfilled, a salary level up to E 13 is possible. The position is limited to two years, under certain circumstances a prolongation may be possible.

You can also count on the following concrete benefits:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Capital forming payments
  • Compatibility between family and work:
    • Flexible work times
    • Support by childcare (e.g. offer of vacations- and emergency childcare)
  • Development programs in all career steps
  • Participation in symposia and conferences
  • Offer of health protecion activities
  • Theater and culture: special events, discounts and flyers
  • Mobility: jobtickets, charging stations for electric cars, and discounted membership by Share Now (Carsharing).

Also possible in a part-time capacity.People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.


We are looking forward to receiving your complete and convincing application (cover letter, CV, academic transcripts of records altogether with a publication list and research statement) no later than August 31, 2023 sent to Prof. Dr. Leonardo Menezes:

Prof. Dr. Leonardo Menezes
Faculty of Physics, Nanoinstitute Munich
Königinstrasse 10
80539 Munich

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