Group Leader

Soft Matter

Your tasks

  • Head of the Soft Matter Group including responsibility for budget and personnel
  • User support on small-angle scattering instruments at SINQ (35% of time)
  • Conduction of fundamental research in soft matter
  • Acquisition of external funding for science and instrumentation projects

Your profile

  • Phd degree in chemistry or physics
  • Proven track record in the field of soft matter materials
  • Experience with neutron or X-Ray experiments and related data analysis
  • Experience with management of projects
  • Experience with supervision of postdocs and students
  • Approachable personality with good judgement for personnel management

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.

This is a Tenure Track position. The employment contract will initially be limited to 3 years.

For further information, please contact Prof Dr Michel Kenzelmann, phone +41 56 310 53 81.

Please submit your application online by 15 November 2020 for the position as a Group Leader (index no. 3303-00).

Paul Scherrer Institut Human Resources Management, Sevil Minniti, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland