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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 2000 people.

For use at the beamlines of the Swiss Light Source (SLS) - one of the most advanced radiation sources worldwide - the detector Group develops high speed solid state detectors. For the development of detectors with high-Z sensor materials (CdTE and GaAs) we are looking for a

Postdoctoral Fellow

Detector Development

Your tasks

Characterisation of CdTe and GaAs pixel and strip sensors using single photon counting and charge integrating reaout chips. Participation in beamtimes at synchrotrons, analysis of the data and publication of the results.

Your profile

The successful candidate should have a PhD degree in physics preferably in the field of hybrid detector development with high-Z sensors. You have good knowledge of analogue and digital electronics and sensors for solid state detectors. Experience in C/C++ programming, data analysis and experience in synchrotron radiation instrumentation would be appreciated. You will work as a teamplayer in a stimulating international environment, giving you excellent opportunities for new initiatives and independent research.

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 limited to 2 years.

For further information please contact Dr Bernd Schmitt, phone +41 56 310 23 14. Please submit your application online (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 6114-02).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Jacqueline Byland, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland