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Support for laboratory experiment (Id 323)

Student Assistant

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We are looking for a technical support for mounting a new laboratory experiment. We are preparing a large scale experiment to study turbulent superstructures in liquid metal Rayleigh-Bénard convection. The experiment will contain 40L of liquid metal and will be equipped with both temperature and velocity sensors.

The focus will be on the technical side with tasks like:
  • wiring and cabling instruments,
  • calibrating, labelling and mounting sensors,
  • assemble experimental parts.

Department: Magnetohydrodynamics

Contact: Su, Sylvie


  • responsible, careful and meticulous way of working within lab environment
  • practical and flexible thinking
  • interest to work in scientific environment
  • practical experience in electronic and/or mechanical work highly welcomed


Start: December 2021
Duration: min. 3 months
Working time: 8 to 19h/week, standard working hours
Remuneration: Available, paid according to HZDR-internal tariff


Online application

Please apply online: english / german