Postdoctoral Fellow Lithographic Fabrication of X-ray Optics

80% or more, flextime

Your tasks

You and your team develop a novel type of diffractive X-ray optics and test and implement such devices at Synchrotron and XFEL sources. Your responsibilities include writing reports and scientific articles as well as taking the initiative in project coordination. In this LEAPS project, you connect and collaborate with people within PSI's interdisciplinary, multinational research community as well as external partners.

Your profile

  • You are enthusiastic about joining the Laboratory for Micro and Nanotechnology LMN team and supporting our instrumentation research with your knowledge in physics or engineering
  • You enjoy sharing your experience in electron-beam or nano-lithography, metrology, or synchrotron radiation gained in a previous role
  • You share our enthusiasm for programming and numerical simulations
  • You feel at ease explaining, sharing, and discussing complex concepts and project needs with people from different backgrounds

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.

Curious about project details? Please reach out to Christian David, PhD, at +41 56 310 37 53.

If you are interested in this postdoctoral fellowship, please apply by 31 May 2021 and include a list of your publications and references with their contact details. The index no. for this position is 6212-01.

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Anita Bleiker, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland