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PD Dr. Toma Toncian Tel.: +49 40 8998 6869,
+49 175 7025 103

Place of work:
Schenefeld (bei Hamburg)

Working hours:
39 h/week

3 April 2023

Online application
English / German
Job-Id: 2023/56 (1640)

At HZDR, we promote and value diversity among our employees. We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds regardless of gender, ethnic and social origin, belief, disability, age, and sexual orientation. Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal suitability.

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Laser engineer (f/m/d)

Through cutting-edge research in the fields of ENERGY, HEALTH and MATTER, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) solves some of the pressing societal and industrial challenges of our time. Join our 1.500 employees from more than 50 nations at one of our six research sites and help us moving research to the next level!

The Institute of Radiation Physics conducts research for states of matter under extreme conditions and in very small dimensions.

As part of the Institute, the Department HIBEF at the European XFEL in Schenefeld (Hamburg) invites applications as Laser engineer (f/m/d). The position will be available from 1 May 2023.

Your tasks:

The successful candidate (f/m/d) will be involved in the maintanace and operation of the HiBEF ReLaX 300 TW Ti:Sapphire and DIPOLE100-X laser systems. This includes

  • Beam transport, opto- mechanical engineering, electro-optic engineering, controls and interfacing, vendor communication, laboratory preparation, laser installation and commissioning, diagnostics development, routine maintenance and operations for XFEL-user experiments with highest reliability

Your profile:

  • Bachelor´s or Master´s degree or equivalent in Optical or Laser Physics or Engineering
  • Laser optical design, construction and pulse diagnostics
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team

Our offer:

  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
  • The employment contract is indefinite with a six-month probationary period
  • Salary and social benefits in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund) including 30 days of paid holiday leave, company pension scheme (VBL)
  • We support a good work-life balance with the possibility of part-time employment, mobile working and flexible working hours
  • Numerous company health management offerings

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