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    Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    05/01/2020 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Germany › Hamburg
    To be defined

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Scientific / postdoctoral posts

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Job description:


DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics. More than 2400 employees work at our two locations Hamburg and Zeuthen in science, technology and administration.

DESY looks back on a long tradition in synchrotron radiation experiments in a wide range of applications and has developed into one of the leading centers in this field worldwide. For high end synchrotron radiation applications, the 3rd generation source PETRA III is available since 2009 as one of the most brilliant hard X-ray sources worldwide. The PETRA III beam line P11 is dedicated for for macromolecular crystallography with a high degree of automation.

The position

You will be in charge of operating the state-of-the-art macromolecular crystallography beamline P11You will be responsible for the installation, commissioning, optimization and automatization of X-ray optics, beamline hardware and infrastructure with a special emphasis on macromolecular crystallography including high through-put applications and serial crystallographyYou will manage and provide the support for external and internal user groups at P11You will manage research programs on enabling X-ray technology and in the field of macromolecular crystallography at P11You will be leading a group of Postdocs and engineers


PhD in biology, physics, chemistry or a related fieldSubstantial experience in design, installation, commissioning and operation of macromolecular crystallography beamlines at 3rd generation synchrotron radiation sourcesExperience and deep understanding of data treatment software including modellingExcellent communication skills in English languageBasic programming skills, preferred Python

Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organisations in Germany. Classification is based upon qualifications and assigned duties. Handicapped persons will be given preference to other equally qualified applicants. DESY operates flexible work schemes. DESY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women. Vacant positions at DESY are in general open to part-time-work. During each application procedure DESY will assess whether the post can be filled with part-time employees.

Please send your application quoting the reference code FSMA085/2019, also by E-Mail toDeutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY Human Resources Department | Code: FSMA085/2019 Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | 22607 Hamburg Germany Phone: +49 40 8998-3392 Deadline for applications: 2020/01/05 www.desy.de

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EURAXESS offer ID: 470137
Posting organisation offer ID: FSMA085/2019


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