Vacancy No. 37/2019

Scientist (m/f/d) development of correlative characterization

In the field of physics, chemistry or materials science

Job description

You will be responsible to develop a generic concept to transfer samples between different analytical techniques available within the Helmholtz User Facility "KNMF". This also includes a concept for data and information management to fulfill the FAIR principles for the correlative characterization. In addition, you will supervise a doctoral candidate (m/f/d) and present the results in scientific journals and at international conferences.

Personal qualification

You have a university degree (Diplom (Uni) / Master) in the field of physics, chemistry or materials science with a completed doctorate. In addition, you have basic material science knowledge, good physics knowledge and several years of practical experience in the field of microscopy and spectroscopy for solid-state analysis, in particular in electron microscopy and surface analysis, as well as analytical skills for solving physical and technical issues. Good command of spoken and written English, basic German knowledge as well as an interest in IT and chemical processing complete your profile. Experience in data management and data processing is desirable.


Salary category 13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements.

Organizational unit

Institute of Nanotechnology (INT)

Starting date


Contract duration

limited to 2 years

Application up to


Contact person in line-management

For further information, please contact Dr. Kübel, e-mail or phone: +49 721 608 28970.


Please apply online using the button below for this vacancy number 37/2019 .
Personnel Support is provided by 

Ms Schuhmacher
phone: +49 721 608-25011,

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

We prefer to balance the number of employees (m/f/d). Therefore we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job.

If qualified, severely disabled persons will be preferred.