Research associate / a research assistant in Institute for Applied Physics
University of Münster, Institute for Applied Physics

The Institute for Applied Physics of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster will be offering a temporary position for three years from the earliest possible date


a research associate /
a research assistant
salary group 13 TV-L


to occupy.

The regular part-time working time (50%) is currently 19 hours 55 minutes per week and the teaching obligation is 2 SWS.

The scope of duties includes:
Basic and application-oriented research for the excitation and control of transversal modes in laser systems.

We offer you:

  • A current, interdisciplinary research topic of modern laser physics.
  • The opportunity for promotion.
  • The integration into a sympathetic, helpful and motivated team.

The recruitment requirements are:

  • Master's degree from a university or (specialized) university in physics, electrical engineering or a comparable degree program.
  • Knowledge and experience in at least one of the following topics: Construction and characterization of diode-pumped solid-state lasers, coupling of transverse modes or numerical modeling of light propagation in open multimode resonators.
  • Ability for independent scientific work, problem solving and result presentation.

EMU advocates gender equality and seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore expressly desired; Women are given preference for the same suitability, aptitude and professional performance, provided that no reasons prevail in the person of a competitor.

Handicapped persons are preferentially employed with the same qualifications.

Additional information can be obtained by phone or e-mail; General information about the research of the working group can be found at .

Please send your detailed application by e-mail with a maximum of two PDF files in the attachment (one with cover letter and personal documents and a second with your master's thesis ) by 20 October 2019 at the latest under the password "PhD modes" to fallnich @ wwu .de .

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
Institute for Applied Physics
AG Optical Technologies
Prof. Dr. med. Carsten Fallnich
Corrensstr. 2
48149 Münster
Tel .: +49 251 83-36160
Fax: +49 251 83-36162

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