Vacancy Notice No. 85E/2017

A member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, the HZDR employs about 1,100 people. The Center's focus is on interdisciplinary research in the areas energy, health, and matter. All research is conducted in close collaboration with other members of the Helmholtz Association as well as with universities, non-university affiliated research institutes, and industry.

For additional information please visit: https://www.hzdr.de.

The Institute of Ion Beam Physics invites applications as

PhD Student (m/f)

The position will be available from 01 March 2018. The employment contract is limited to three years. The regular weekly working time will be 19.5 hours. The salary is based on the collective agreement TVöD-Bund. The place of work is Dresden-Rossendorf.


  • very good Master´s degree or equivalent in Physics, Physical Chemistry, Microsystems Engineering or Nanotechnology
  • good experimental skills
  • experience with chemical processes, specific to lithography is desired
  • very good English language skills
  • good communication skills
  • teamwork


The work will focus on the investigation of the flow behavior and reconfiguration of magnetic microswimmer clusters confined to the lithographically defined narrow channels.

If you have any questions, please contact PD Dr. habil. Artur Erbe, Tel.: +49 351 260 - 2366 or Dr. Anna Eichler-Volf, Tel.: +49 351 260 - 3877.

Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) by 15 December 2017 only 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
Bautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden