Postdoctoral Fellow

Neutron- and X-Ray scattering

Your tasks

  • Basic research on strongly correlated f-electron and related materials
  • Material characterization using bulk laboratory methods such as electrical transport, magnetization and specific heat
  • Carry out experiments at neutron scattering and synchrotron user facilities
  • Analyze complex data sets from diffraction and spectroscopy experiments
  • Publishing of scientific articles, contribution to conferences

Your profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a PhD degree in physics, chemistry, material science or a related field. Experience in the investigation of strongly correlated electron materials is required. Expertise in neutron and / or X-Ray scattering techniques is desirable. You are interested in doing research of the highest quality and disemminate your results via publications and conference presentations. You are highly motivated, creative and have excellent team and communication skills. Good command of English is necessary.

We offer

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

Your employment contract is limited to 2 years.

For further information please contact Dr. Marc Janoschek, phone +41 56 310 49 87.

Please submit your application online by 31 July 2019 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 3600-01).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Jeanine Gehrig, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland.