GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt operates one of the
leading particle accelerators for science. In the next few years, the new FAIR
( F acility for A ntiproton and I on R esearch) one of the
world's largest research projects, will be built in international cooperation.
GSI and FAIR offer the opportunity to work together in this international
environment with a team of employees committed to ensure each day to conduct
We invite applications for the postdoctoral researcher position in
experimental nuclear physics within the nuclear spectroscopy department:
Postdoc (all genders)
The successful candidate will join the ERC funded LISA project. "Lifetime
measurements with Solid Active targets" is a novel approach to study
collective excitations in atomic nuclei. Active targets enhance the
sensitivity and resolution for in-beam gamma-ray spectroscopy experiments
enabling lifetime measurements of exotic rare isotopes.
The successful candidate:
will work on the design, development, and testing of the LISA active
is expected participate in the ongoing experimental program of the group
and contribute to the supervision of students
is encouraged to pursue independent research initiatives in nuclear
a PhD in nuclear physics or a related field
experience with the use of gamma-ray and charged particle detectors and
the required electronics and data acquisition systems for nuclear physics
experience with the C++, the analysis framework ROOT, and the simulation
toolkit GEANT4 is desirable.
good written and oral English language skills are required.
We offer a fixed-term 2-year postdoc position in an internationally
renowned research institute. The salary is based on the German civil service
employees (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst - TVöD (Bund)).
GSI supports the vocational development of women. Therefore, women are
especially encouraged to apply for the position.
Severely handicapped persons will be preferentially considered when equally
Further information about FAIR and GSI is available at www. gsi.de and
Questions regarding this offer should be sent to k.wimmer(at)gsi.de.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications with curriculum
vitae, list of publications, brief statement on research experience and
interests, as well as the names and contact details of at least two references
that are willing to provide letters of recommendation and the Posting-ID
21.104-1270 by 22 nd October 2021 by email to
or postal delivery:
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