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For any questions, do not hesitate to ask:
Dr. Denys Makarov Tel.: +49 351 260 3273

Place of work:

Working hours:
39 h/week

10 May 2021

Online application
English / German
Job-Id: 78/2021 (1201)

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

Postdoctoral Researcher in Nanomagnetism (f/m/d)

As member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, the HZDR employs about 1,400 people. The Center's focus is on interdisciplinary research in the areas energy, health and matter.

The Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research conducts materials research for future applications, e. g., in information technology and for energy conversion.

As part of the Institute, the Department of intelligent materials and functional elements invites applications as

Postdoctoral Researcher in Nanomagnetism (f/m/d)

The position will be available from 01.07.2021. The employment contract is limited to 12 months.


  • Fabrication of magnetic thin films on curvature templates using thin film technologies
  • Lithographic patterning of the prepared samples for magnetotransport characterization
  • Magnetic, structural and magnetotransport characterization of the samples


  • completed PhD in material science or engineering or physics
  • strong knowledge in antiferromagnetic spintronics
  • strong expertise in magnetotransport characterization
  • strong background in electrical, magnetic and structural characterization techniques
  • available experience to work with Cr2O3 thin films

We offer:

  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse, and international work environment
  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
  • The employment contract is limited to 12 months with the possibility of longer-term prospects
  • Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement TVöD-Bund
  • 30 Vacation Days per year
  • Company pension scheme (VBL)
  • A good work/life balance for which we offer assistance in the form of:
    • possibility to work part-time

    • flexible working hours

    • in-house health management

Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) only via our Online-application-system.