Vacancy Notice No. 66E/2016

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e. V. (HZDR) has an excellent reputation as an international competence centre for research in the sectors health, energy and matter with more than 1,100 employees. HZDR is a member of Germany`s largest research organisation – Helmholtz Association (HGF).

Further information can be found at http://www.hzdr.de.

The Institute of Radiation Physicsinvites applications as

PhD student (m/f)

the position will be available from 1 January 2017. The employment contract is limited to three years. The regular weekly working time will be 19,5 hours per week. The salary is based on the collective agreement TVöD-Bund. The place of work is Dresden-Rossendorf.


  • Master or Diploma in Physics with very good marks
  • readiness to work in an international team
  • knowledge in the following areas are desirable: accelerator physics, THz spectroscopy, IR spectroscopy, femtosecondlasers


  • investigation of different concepts for waveguide-based THz sources
  • characterization of the THz pulse parameters of suitable prototypes

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Michael Gensch, Tel.: +49 351 260 - 2464 or Dr. Sergey Kovalev, Tel.: +49 351 260 - 2454.

Kindly submit your completed online application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) by 15 November 2016 via Online application (English / German).

The HZDR is committed to equal opportunity employment and we strongly encourage applications from qualified female candidates. We also carefully consider all applications from job candidates with severe disabilities.

Zertifikat Audit Beruf und FamilieHelmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
Personnel Department
PO Box 51 01 19
01314 Dresden