Research Associate For The Project “Cluster Of Excellence 'Advanced Imaging Of Matter' -X-Ray Pulse Shaping” University of Hamburg Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences / CUI: Advanced Imaging of Matter Germany

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE FOR THE PROJECT “Cluster of Excellence 'Advanced Imaging of Matter' -X-ray pulse shaping


The positionin accordance with Section28 subsection3of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) commences on 1 June 2019.

This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section2of 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 may also pur-sue independent research and further academic qualifications.

Specific Duties:

Development and testing of novel optics for focusing and shaping x-raysAs partof collaboration perform experiments to compress x-ray FEL pulses to highest intensi-ties ever generatedInvestigatation of the effects of intense x-ray fields generated by focusing XFEL pulses onto ma-terials


A university degree in a relevant field. The candidate should have a strong background in optics, imaging, x-ray physics or interferometric methods. Expertise in analytical, quantitative, instrumentation or computational methods is a plus.

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 contactDr. Saša Bajt ( 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 Aprilto: Dr. Saša Bajt ( 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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