DESY-Fellowships Photon Science

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For our location in Hamburg we are seeking:

DESY-Fellowships Photon Science

Limited: 2 + 1 years | Starting date: earliest possible | ID: FSFE001/2022 | Deadline: open | Full-time/Part-time

DESY, with more than 2700 employees at its two locations in Hamburg and Zeuthen, is one of the world's leading research centres. Its research focuses on decoding the structure and function of matter, from the smallest particles of the universe to the building blocks of life. In this way, DESY contributes to solving the major questions and urgent challenges facing science, society and industry. With its ultramodern research infrastructure, its interdisciplinary research platforms and its international networks, DESY offers a highly attractive working environment in the fields of science, technology and administration as well as for the education of highly qualified young scientists.

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.

About your role:

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

Good reasons to join:

Look forward to a unique working environment on our international research campus. We attach particular importance to appreciative cooperation and the well-being of our DESY employees. Gender equality is an important aspect for us. To support work life balance we offer flexible working hours, variable part-time and job-sharing. You will benefit from our family-friendly and collegial atmosphere, our established health management and occupational pension provision. As a public employer, we offer you a secure workplace and facilitate your individual career with our comprehensive training and development opportunities. Remuneration is according to the regulations of the TV-AVH. DESY offers its employees a financial supplement for a job ticket at both locations.

Limited: 2 + 1 years

About you:

  • Ph.D. completed within the last 5 years after your doctorate
  • Experience in experimental or theoretical science in one of the areas of the DESY photon science division

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

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

We look forward to receiving your application via our application portal:

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DESY promotes equal opportunities and diversity. The professional development of women is very important to us and therefore we strongly encourage women to apply for the vacant position. Applications from severely disabled persons will be given preference if they are equally qualified.

You can find further information here:

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Notkestraße 85
22607 Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 8998-3392

Deadline for applications: 31.12.2022