Senior Scientist (Doctorate/PhD)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 22 Sep 2021

Start date/duration
  • 01.01.2022
  • for 4 years, possibility for a permanent position depending on requirement and performance evaluation

Job profile:

University Assistant - Postdoc, the position can become permanent in case of continuous demand and positive evaluation (20 hours/week), Institut für Ionenphysik und Angewandte Physik, for 4 years starting January 1, 2022. Main tasks: Independent research in experimental plasma physics and plasma diagnostics; independent teaching and examination; supervision of students including bachelor theses; administrative tasks, contribution to evaluation measures; further training; Required qualifications: completed subject-specific PhD; teamwork, communication skills, leadership skills, good cooperation with project co-workers and students; Experience in experimental plasma physics, in particular plasma diagnostics, with relevant publications in international journals with peer review; experience with fluctuation-induced transport in magnetic fusion experiments, nonlinear space charge structures, hollow cathode discharges, plasma instabilities, modification of various surfaces by plasma treatment; involvement in international plasma research, ideally evidenced by established collaborations; experience with international programs, e.g. Eurofusion, CEEPUS.


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