Nicole Seifert
Personnel Affairs
Phone: +49 351 260 2083
Fax: +49 351 260 12083

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For any questions, do not hesitate to ask:
Prof. Dr. Joachim Wosnitza Tel.: +49 351 260 3524,
Dr. Thomas Herrmannsdörfer Tel.: +49 351 260 3320

Place of work:

Working hours:
39 h/week

31 July 2019

Online application
English / German
Job-Id: 63/2019 (841)

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.

Bautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden

Research Associate/Post-Doc (m/f/d)

A member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) employs about 1,200 people. The Center's focus is on interdisciplinary research in the areas energy, health, and matter.

Further information can be found at

The Dresden High Magnetic Field Laboratory (HLD) at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), a world-leading institution in high magnetic field research and technology, invites applications as Research Associate/Post-Doc (m/f/d). The employment contract is limited to two years with the possibility of further extension.

The successful candidate will pursue vigorous research in an internationally leading user facility ( and will participate in the Cluster of Excellence project Complexity and Topology in Quantum Materials (ct.qmat).

As part of our highly motivated team, the candidate will also be involved in the user program at the HLD which provides access to pulsed magnetic fields beyond 90 T as well as to a large variety of experimental techniques.


  • planning, realization and publication of complex experimental investigations in solid-state physics at high magnetic fields
  • active participation in third-party funded national and international projects
  • engagement in the user program at the HLD which provides access to pulsed magnetic fields beyond 90 T as well as to a large variety of experimental techniques


  • PhD and track record in experimental condensed matter physics

  • excellent hands-on experience in high-field, low-temperature, and/or high-pressure experiments

  • strong engagement in original research, teamwork, and good communication skills

  • a background in strongly correlated electron physics, the focus of the HLD in-house research program, is desired

We offer:

  • high scientific professional networking as well as scientific excellence
  • internationality and diversity
  • interesting and diverse tasks, flexible working hours, salary based on the collective agreement TVöD-Bund
  • equality of opportunity and family-friendly structures, corporate health management
  • attractive work and research terms in a highly motivated team

Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) by 31 July 2019 only via Online application English / German.