> Scope: Part-time 75%
> Temporary: 3 years
> Remuneration: TV-L EG13
> Start: as early as possible

For the Institute of Functional Nanosystemswewe are looking for a/an

Academic employee (m/f/d)

The Institute of Functional Nanosystems at Ulm University is currently looking to hire a PhD student to join our multinational and interdisciplinary research team! The position and related expenditures will be funded through the DFG project KR 1658/10-1, a joint effort between Ulm University and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology to probe the phenomenon of abnormal grain growth in nanomaterials.

Ulm University with its more than 10,000 students offers varied professional tasks in a highly innovative research, teaching and work environment, at the same time facilitating the reconciliation of work and family in many ways.

We seek to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and particularly encourages qualified female scientists to apply for this position.

Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preferential

Your profile:

  • Master's degree in Physics, Materials Science, Engineering or a related discipline, earned at an accredited university (with above-average GPA)
  • Good knowledge of materials phenomena such as diffusion and coarsening
  • Hands-on mentality and a knack for solving challenging problems
  • Practical experience working with vacuum systems and/or various methods for materials characterization would be a plus

Your responsibilities:

  • Design and conduct scientific experiments as part of DFG project KR 1658/10-1
  • Synthesize and characterize nanocrystalline materials using techniques like sputtering, thermal evaporation, x-ray diffraction, SEM/FIB and TEM
  • Plan and coordinate Atom Probe Tomography (APT) measurements with our partners at KIT
  • Develop models and run computer simulations of microstructural evolution in nanomaterials
  • Publish your research results in scientific journals and present them at international conferences

Seize the opportunity and join us in shaping the future of the University!

Hiring is done by the Central University Administration.

Your contact for further information:
Jules Dake, phone +49 731 50-25393

We look forward to your application via our online application portal.
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