Scientist in Materials Research (all genders) Ref. No.: 23.73-1600

GSI Helmholtzzentrum for Schwerionenforschung
September 18, 2023
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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 world-class science.

The Material Research Department has leading expertise in irradiation experiments with GeV ion beams and operates several beamlines as user facility. Research topics include ion-beam induced effects and defects in different material classes, radiation hardness of materials, materials under extreme conditions, and ion-track nanotechnology.

The Materials Research Department seeks an outstanding candidate for the position:

Scientist in Materials Research (all genders)

Posting ID: 23.73-1600

Your tasks:

  • Supervision of ion-track nanotechnology related activities
  • Provide technical and scientific support for internal and external users in activities related to ion-track technology
  • Coordinate and execute irradiation campaings devoted to ion-track nanotechnology
  • Be responsible for the laboratories and equipment related to ion-track nanotechnology activities
  • Leading contribution to an active research program related to nanowire- based samples and beyond
  • Manage existing and establish new national and international research collaborations
  • Apply for grants and third party funding.
  • Your profile:

  • PhD in materials science, physics, or relevant fields
  • Postdoc experience in nanotechnology related activities
  • Experience in nanomaterial's synthesis and characterization methods
  • Experience in electrodeposition
  • Experience in experiments at large scale ion facilities
  • Sound knowledge of material's characterization methods, especially SEM, is required
  • Knowledge of ion-track nanotechnology is advantegous
  • Experience with quantum materials is advantegous
  • Strong research background and hands-on experimental skills
  • Experience in student supervision
  • Previous collaborations with industrial partners are advantegous
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • We are seeking a self-motivated candidate pursuing a scientific career. The candidate should have excellent communication and organizational skills, critical and analytical thinking, and be able to work successfully within a team in an interdisciplinary research environment. The applicants should have a good scientific publication record according to their level.

    Interested candidates are requested to submit their application (one document in pdf-format) including:

  • Motivation letter
  • CV with statement of the earliest possible starting date
  • List of publications and talks
  • Name and contact information of at least two referees
  • We offer a permanent position with the salary and benefits based on the Collective Agreement for the German Public Service (TVöD-Bund) effective at GSI.

    GSI supports the professional development of women. Therefore, women are especially encouraged to apply for the position. Severely handicapped persons will be preferentially considered when equally qualified.

    For further information, please contact Dr. Maria Eugenia Toimil-Molares via telephone:

    +49 6159 711807 or by email: m.e.toimilmolares(at) .

    Information about FAIR and GSI is available at www. and www. fair-

    Please send your complete application documents with the posting-ID 23.73-1600 by

    25 th August, 2023 at the latest:

    Preferred via the online portal on our job site,

    or via e-mail to

    GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH



    64291 DARMSTADT

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