DESY-Fellowships – Photon Science

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DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics. More than 2400 employees work at our two locations Hamburg and Zeuthen in science, technology and administration.

The brillant synchroton source PETRA III as well as the intense free-electron laser FLASH and our inhouse research groups at DESY CFEL offer a broad range of research opportunities, ranging from life science to the study of fundamental physical processes in various areas. DESY offers several career opportunities also in the enabling technologies like detector or laser physics and development

The position

Fellows are invited to take an active role in one of the experimental or theoretical areas of research at DESYs Photon Science.

  • Condensed matter physics
  • Atoms, Molecules and Optics
  • Laser physics
  • Detector development
  • Structural Chemistry
  • Structural Biology

Requirements

  • Ph.D. completed within the last 4 years
  • Experience in experimental or theoretical science in one of the areas of the DESY photon science division

DESY-Fellowships are awarded for a duration of 2 years with the possibility of prolongation by one additional year.

Do not hesitate to contact us at DESY Photon Science to get additional information on the current research activities. Further information is available here: www.desy.de/FellowFS

Please submit your application including a resume and the usual documents (curriculum vitae, list of publications and copies of university degrees). Please arrange for three letters of reference to the DESY human resource department

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.

We are looking forward to your application via our application system: Online Application