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Chemical Engineer or Physics Engineer (m/f) for the Detector Laboratory of the Cluster of Excellence PRISMA (EG 13 TV-L)

Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz

  • Germany
  • €Excellent
  • Research facilities

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The Faculty 08 – Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science – is welcoming applications for a Chemical Engineer or Physics Engineer (m/f) for the Detector Laboratory of the Cluster of Excellence PRISMA  (EG 13 TV-L) identification number: 4719-08-ml to start as soon as possible. The position is initially limited until 31.12.2025.

The Cluster of Excellence PRISMA+ (www.prisma.uni-mainz.de) investigates the fundamental building blocks of matter and their significance for the physics of the Universe. The participating research groups work in an international environment in  the fields of astroparticle, particle and hadron physics as well as nuclear chemistry and precision physics with cold neutrons and ion traps. The task of the PRISMA Detector Laboratory is to support the experimental developments within the cluster by realizing detector hardware and electronics as well as by exploiting new technologies. The Detector Laboratory comprises as main areas: electronics, scintillation and photon detectors, and TPC and tracking detectors.

Your tasks:
Working closely with the other members of the team, you will
  • develop novel scintillation and fluorescence materials for particle detectors
  • establish and run as main responsible the new Laboratory for Scintillation and Fluorescence Detectors
  • plan liquid-handling and purification systems for international particle physics experiments and coordinate the technical design with specialized companies
  • instruct and advise Detector Laboratory users on chemicals and safety procedures
Your profile:
Candidates  are  expected  to  have  a  degree  (Master  or  equivalent)  in  Chemical, Process, or Physics Engineering, or in Chemistry, or equivalent qualifications, and a very good knowledge of
  • applied organic chemistry, in particular polymerization techniques
  • purification techniques for liquids
  • process engineering for organic solutions and polymer melts
Experience  with  luminophores  and  dyes,  scintillation  detectors,  or  CAD/FEM tools is advantageous.

We offer:
A  self-dependent  and  multifaceted  job  with  direct  applications  in  cutting-edge research projects. In addition, we offer opportunities for continued education and professional  development.  A  challenging  and  versatile  task  in  a  qualified  team. We  offer  you  comprehensive  additional  services,  such  as  the  payment  of  an annual  special  payment,  participation  in  the  supplementary  pension  scheme in  the  public  sector  via  the  VBL,  the  possibility  of  purchasing  a  job  ticket  and extensive personnel development offers.

The  Johannes  Gutenberg  University  of  Mainz  attaches  great  importance  to  the compatibility of family and career. Family-friendly framework conditions, such as flexible working hours, offer optimal conditions for this. The Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz strives to increase the proportion of  women  in  the  technical  field  and  therefore  has  a  special  interest  in  the application of women. Applications of senior candidates are welcome. Disabled applicants will be given preference if equally qualified.

For further information, please contact Dr. Quirin Weitzel (quirin.weitzel@uni-mainz.de).

Please address your written application with the usual documents no later than 26.04.2019 and stating  the  identification  number:  4719-08-ml to Abteilung Personal - PA 4 - der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 55099 Mainz or by email to beruf@uni-mainz.de.

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