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Postdoctoral Fellow 100%

Paul Scherrer-Institut (PSI)

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Postdoctoral Fellow 100%


The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research centre for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether PSI employs 1900 people.

The Swiss Light Source (SLS) at the Paul Scherrer Institute is a third-generation synchrotron light source, offering unique research opportunities to academic research teams as well as industrial research groups. It hosts several laboratories where world-leading research is conducted in an interdisciplinary and stimulating environment with excellent infrastructure.

Within the framework of a project, we develop new concepts of coherent imaging techniques in the extreme ultraviolet (EUV) range and explore their applications for industrial research. For this project we are looking for a

Postdoctoral Fellow
Lensless Microscopy with Extreme Ultraviolet Light
Your tasks
  • Development of lensless microscopy concepts using coherent diffraction imaging techniques with EUV and soft X-Ray beams in the reflection mode
  • Experiments at the XIL-II beamlines of SLS
  • Simulations with the existing codes and further improvement of algorithms
Your profile
You have a PhD degree in science or engineering and have a keen interest in applied research in microscopy and X-Ray instrumentation. You are a highly motivated team player who can propose, carry out, and publish research of the highest quality. Hands-on experience in some of the following fields will be of advantage: synchrotron facilities, optical holography, X-Ray imaging techniques, EUV photomasks, lensless microscopy, and programming skills.
We offer

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

Your employment contract is initially limited to one year and subject to be extended.

For further information please contact Dr Yasin Ekinci, phone +41 56 310 28 24.

Please submit your application online until 31 October 2016 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 6217-00).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Elke Baumann, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland

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