Call for “Helmholtz young investigator groups”: apply now!

Do you would like to have your own junior research group with a lot of responsibility? Apply now with an innovative project that fits our research topics.

Do you would like to have your own junior research group with a lot of responsibility? Apply now with an innovative project that fits our research topics.

We are looking for young excellent scientists with leadership skills. Do you want to perform an innovative research project in one of HZB's research fields? Then apply by 20.02.2023!

What we offer at HZB

  • early scientific independence for excellent postdoctoral researchers
  • funding of a least 300 000 € p.a. for five years to lead a research group
  • at least a permanent position in case of a positive midterm evaluation
  • professional skills training by the Helmholtz Management Academy
  • close collaboration with a university

Conditions

You are welcome to apply, if you have the following qualifications:

  • academic age: between 2 and 6 years after your doctorate
  • international research experience
  • an exceptional scientific record
  • an innovative research project in one of HZB's research fields
  • strong motivation to set up and lead your own research group

Currently, we are very interested in strengthening the HZB in the following areas:

  • Materials research and development on new classes of materials for PV applications or other optoelectronic devices, such as - but not limited to -Antimony chalcogenides, Ternary nitrides/phosphides, Chalcogenide perovskites
  • Topological Matter
  • Emergent Quantum Phenomena
  • Quantum Nanoscience
  • Quantum State Preparation and Control
  • Towards Quantum and Neuromorphic Computing Functionalities
  • Battery Research
  • Ultra Fast Electron Diffraction and Imaging at a cw SRF Photoinjector: Development of new modalities
  • Sustainable and High efficiency cw SRF systems:  development of new coating strategies for > 4K superconductors
  • Advanced beam dynamics for 4th generation light sources: combining beam separation schemes with longitudinal phase space shaping

Interested?

To take part in the pre-selection process, please submit a CV, a list of publications and a two-page outline of your project to cecile.dufloux@helmholtz-berlin.de

Deadline: 20 February 2023

We are looking forward to you!

(cd)

You might also be interested in

  • HZB physicist appointed to Gangneung-Wonju National University, South Korea
    News
    25.01.2023
    HZB physicist appointed to Gangneung-Wonju National University, South Korea
    Since 2016, accelerator physicist Ji-Gwang Hwang has been working at HZB in the department of storage rings and beam physics. He has made important contributions to beam diagnostics in several projects at HZB. He is now returning to his home country, South Korea, having accepted a professorship in physics at Gangneung-Wonju National University.
  • Helmholtz Visiting Researcher Grant
    News
    11.01.2023
    Helmholtz Visiting Researcher Grant
    Are you a doctoral researcher or Postdoc and your research has a strong link to (applied) data and information sciences?

  • Ombudspersons for good scientific practise appointed
    News
    09.01.2023
    Ombudspersons for good scientific practise appointed
    Manfred Weiss, Sebastian Fiechter, Annette Pietsch and Michael Tovar have been available to you as ombudspersons since 1 January 2023. They will be happy to advise you on all questions regarding good scientific practice at the HZB.