The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research centre for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether PSI employs 1900 people.
For the Bulk-µSR Facility group at the Laboratory for Muon Spin Spectroscopy (http://www.psi.ch/lmu – a division of the PSI research department Condensed Matter Research with Neutrons and Muons) we are looking for an
– Give scientific support to the users of the PSI bulk µSR facility
– Participate to the development of new, cutting-edge experimental techniques and to the upgrade of existing µSR facility instruments
– Conduct your own µSR research and collaborate in research projects with external and/or internal µSR users
You are a recently graduated PhD scientist with experience in the field of condensed matter research. Preferably, you are familiar with spin-resonance methods, instrumentation and data acquisition techniques, cryogenics and instrument control. You like to work in a team, to give support and collaborate with guest scientists. The position represents excellent opportunities for postdoctoral scientists to develop their expertise, to broaden experience and to interact with a large, international research community.
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 initially to 2 years.
For further information please contact Dr Alex Amato, phone +41 56 310 32 32.
Please submit your application online (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as an Experimental Physicist (index no. 3501-00) here: http://www.psi.ch/pa/offenestellen/1112
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