Garching (Munich), Germany
Forschungszentrum Jülich pursues cutting-edge interdisciplinary research on the pressing issues of our time and undertakes a multitude of tasks in the area of research management. It helps to solve the grand challenges facing society in the fields of energy and environment as well as information and the brain. With more than 5,700 employees, Jülich – a member of the Helmholtz Association – is one of the large interdisciplinary research centres in Europe.
The Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS) operates at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ) in Garching near Munich a suite of high performance neutron scattering instruments. It provides access to these instruments for scientists from universities and research institutions in Germany and throughout the world. Within the user program more than 1000 scientists visit the MLZ every year to perform experi¬ments in physical, chemical, biological and material sciences. In addition, JCNS is actively pursuing a research program in the fields of:
We are looking for three highly motivated
Instrument Scientists for Small Angle Neutron Scattering / Postdocs in Physics, Chemistry or Materials Science
• Provide local contact support for users as a 2nd instrument scientist for one of the SANS instruments (as the hard condensed matter scientist for KWS-1, as the soft matter scientist for KWS-2 or the materials scientist at the very small angle instrument KWS-3)
• Contribute to the improvement of the SANS instrument suite of JCNS
• Conduct and disseminate world-class research via publications and conference presentations in the fields mentioned above
• Represent and actively work on increasing the user base at MLZ
• Exciting working environment on an attractive research campus, ideally situated close to the city of Munich
• The position represents an excellent opportunity to carry out research in soft matter using neutron scattering in a multidsciplinary team at MLZ
• Promoting professional development through participation in national and international conferences and through various training programs
• Limited contract for 3 years with possible longer-term prospects
• Full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours
• Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD)
Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.
We also welcome applications from disabled persons.
We look forward to receiving your application, preferably online via our online recruitment system until 27.07.2016, quoting the reference number 2016-130.
Further information can be found here .