Scientific research fellow

AnbieterOtto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
ArbeitsortMagdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
KategoriePhysik / Materialwissenschaft
FunktionSenior Researcher / Postdoc


Application documents will only be sent back if a stamped self-addressed envelope is enclosed Vacancy Notice with the reference number 236/2017 The Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg seeks to fill the following vacancy Scientific research fellow Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department for Nonlinear Phenomena Salary Scale:
Date commencing: Fixed term until Contract status:
13 TV-L 01.01.2018 31.12.2018 75 % We are looking for a talented and ambitious researcher in the field of Soft Matter Physics, with particular focus on anisotropic and complex fluids.
The aim of the project is an investigation of the dynamics and self-organization of nanoparticles in liquid-crystalline matrices, in connection with potential electro-optical applications.
This topic is related to hydrodynamic studies of thin films under microgravity conditions. This research will be performed in collaboration with an experimental physics group in Paris. Requirements for the position:
  • Applicants need to have a Diploma or Master degree in physics - Skills and experience with the design and assembly of experimental equipment and the optical observation techniques (polarizing microscopy, AFM, fluorescence micro- scopy) are highly desirable - Experience in image processing, particle tracking and statistical analysis are welcome - Applicants are required to have a good command of English, the ability and interest to work within an international collaboration, and must be able to present research results at international conferences and in international scientific journals - High motivation and dedication are expected Main responsibilities:
  • Design, construction and maintenance of an experimental setup for studies of the dynamic properties of nanoparticles in liquid-crystalline environment - Optical investigations including confocal microscopy and fluorescence microscopy, data acquisition and evaluation of the experiments - Modelling and numerical simulation For further information, please contact Prof. Ralf Stannarius ( ralf.stannarius [at] ovgu[.]de ). Applications from disabled persons will be given priority in the case of equal suitability, ability and professional expertise.
    The Otto von Guericke University aims to increase the proportion of women researchers within the university and specifically encourages wom- en to apply.
    Please send your complete application (cover letter, curriculum vitae, references) quoting reference number 236/2017 by October 31 st , 2017 (date of receipt of application) to the address below:
    Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg Dezernat Personalwesen Postfach 4120, 39016 Magdeburg bewerbung [at] ovgu[.]de


Bitte beziehen Sie sich bei Ihrer Bewerbung auf und die Referenz  JobID 125867.

Weitere Stellen finden Sie auch unter und

Jobs listed on