Research Associate For The Project “Cluster Of Excellence 'Advanced Imaging Of Matter'-Experimental Techniques For Soft X-Ray Ph University of Hamburg Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences / CUI Germany

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE FOR THE PROJECT Cluster of Excellence 'Advanced Imaging of MatteR'-Experimental techniques for soft x-ray phase-control of stimulated electronic x-ray Raman scattering


The positionin accordance with Section28 subsection3of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) commences on as soon as possible.This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section2 of the academic fixed-term labor con-tract act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG). The term is fixed for a period of3 years.The position calls for 75% of standard work hours per week.


Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates mayalso pur-sue independent research and further academic qualifications.

Specific Duties:

Generation of coherent FEL pulse sequences with tailored relative phase distribution.-Development of novel phase masks for two-color control experiments.-Application of these schemes in time-resoved studies using stimulated Raman scattering.


A university degree in a relevant field. Strong background in one or more of the following research areas: x-ray free-electron laser (FEL) science and technology, nonlinear optics, femtosecond spectroscopy, interaction of intense laser pulses with matter.

The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and explicitly encourages women to apply. Equally qualified female applicants will receive preference in ac-cordance with the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HmbGleiG).

Qualified disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the ap-plication process.

For further information, please contactTim Laarmann ( consult our website at

Applications should include a cover letter, a tabular curriculum vitae, and copies of degree cer-tificate(s).

Please send applications by 30 April 2019to: Tim Laarmann ( do not submit original documents as we are not able to return them. Any documents sub-mitted will be destroyed after the application process has concluded.

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