Technische Universität Dresden - Faculty of Physics, Institute of Applied Physics, Chair of Experimental Physics/Photophysics
The TU Dresden is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university”. TUD has about 36.500 students and almost 5319 employees, 507 professors among them, and, thus, is the largest university in Saxony, today.
Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university, also offering humanities and social sciences as well as medicine.
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The position is to be filled in the area of “Magnetic-Force Microscopy of non-collinear magnetic phases”. The position can be filled as soon as possible for the duration of up to 3 years. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). The position aims at obtaining further academic qualification (e.g. habilitation thesis), and allows the candidate to become scientifically competitive on an international level through peer-reviewed publications and conference contributions.
The candidate will be responsible for the microscopic investigation of electronic and magnetic properties of noncollinear spin textures such as skyrmions in insulating, oxidic and (multi) ferroic nanosystems under confinement and at variable temperatures, by applying our dedicated and unique scanning probe methods (SPM) [i.e. magnetic force microscopy (MFM), Kelvin-probe force microscopy (KPFM), piezo-response force microscopy (PFM), topographic and conductive AFM, etc.). The candidate will be part of the world-leading team known for its outstanding local-scale skyrmion research by means of SPM methods, and also work in tight collaboration with the cooperative research center SFB 1143 „From Frustration to Topology” at TU Dresden. Beyond his/her own qualification, the position also includes advising/teaching students in both seminars and lab-courses, the supervision of PhD, Masters- and Bachelor students, as well as applying for third-party funding.
excellent university degree in physics and PhD; experience and profound understanding in the fields of magnetism or low-temperature scanning force microscopy; very good interpersonal and communication skills; an independent, target- and solution-driven work attitude; fluent English, both orally and written.
What we offer:
Please feel free to contact Prof. Dr. phil. II habil. L. M. Eng by phone (+49-351-463-33427) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) for any further information.
How to apply:
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.
Please submit your complete application (including cover letter, CV, list of publications, 5 most-important works, scientific achievements, summary of the PhD thesis, certificates, names of two referees, etc.) via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal https://securemail.tu-dresden.de by sending it as a single pdf document to email@example.com or alternately by surface mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Physik, Institut für Angewandte Physik, Herrn Prof. Dr. phil. II habil. L. M. Eng, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany. Closing date for applications is 18.10.2018 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies). Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.
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