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Research Associate for the Project “XSTEREOVISION: STEREOSCOPIC X-RAY VISION TO INVESTIGATE NANOPARTICLES” (JOINED PROJECT OF KTH, UHH AND DESY) § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG

Your responsibilities

Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.

The post-doctoral researcher at Universität Hamburg will be a connecting link between chemically (UHH) and methodologically (DESY, KTH) driven efforts to develop Stereoscopic X-Ray Vision to Investigate Nanoparticles. The postdoc will focus on implementing and testing the newly developed experimental in-situ environment and investigating nanomaterials. To this end he/she will write the beamtime application, coordinate the beamtime preparation and will perform the in-situ experiments jointly with the team at KTH, UHH and DESY. Additionally, he/she will apply the numerical algorithms required to combine multi-beam and multi-slicing ptychography.


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A university degree in a relevant field plus doctorate.

She/he will be ideally chemist, physicist or nanoscientist by trainee and advanced user of scanning coherent X-Ray microscopy (ptychography). Further requirements: Good understanding of solid-state physics, proven experience with scanning X-Ray microscopy methods, excellent programming skills (Phyton, C++, CUDA) good communication and self-management skills. PHD in the relevant field and experience with inorganic nanoparticle synthesis in solution and their characterization is a strong plus. Excellent communication in English is necessary.

We offer

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Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
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Continuing education opportunities
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University pensions
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Attractive location
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Flexible working hours
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Work-life balance opportunities
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Health management

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Educational leave

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30 days of vacation per annum

Universität Hamburg—University of Excellence is one of the strongest research educational institutions in Germany. Our work in research, teaching, educational and knowledge exchange activities is fostering the next generation of responsible global citizens ready to tackle the global challenges facing us. Our guiding principle “Innovating and Cooperating for a Sustainable Future” drives collaboration with academic and nonacademic partner institutions in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and around the world. We would like to invite you to be part of our community to work with us in creating sustainable and digital change for a dynamic and pluralist society.

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As women are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage women to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable female applicants will receive preference.

Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.


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