Jobs and calls

Jobs and calls

PIER Helmholtz Graduate School

A Graduate Education Program of Universität Hamburg in Cooperation with DESY

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Jobs and calls

Open positions at DESY

List of all open positions at DESY in Hamburg and Zeuthen, and information on re-entry positions after parental leave: Jobs at DESY Hamburg and Zeuthen

Open positions at Universität Hamburg

List of all open positions at Universität Hamburg. For science jobs follow the link below and scroll down to the drop-down menu "Wissenschaftliches Personal" and then "Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften". Some of the job offers are in German only: Open positions at Universität Hamburg

Open positions at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science

The Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (CFEL) is looking for new colleagues with a PhD in physics, chemistry or a related field and with experience molecular physics, physical chemistry, laser physics, photonics, or a related field. Applicants are expected to have an excellent track record and good skills in spoken and written English. All positions are available immediately until filled: CFEL academic opportunities

Open positions at European XFEL

The Hamburg area will soon boast a research facility of superlatives: The European XFEL will generate ultrashort X-ray flashes – 27 000 times per second and with a brilliance that is a billion times higher than that of the best conventional X-ray radiation sources. The XFEL team is already recruiting scientific and administrative staff: European XFEL job offers

Open positions at the Cluster of Excellence "The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging" (CUI)

CUI has open PhD and Postdoc positions in the core areas A. Imaging and Control of Quantum Systems, B. Atomically Resolved Structural Dynamics, C. Dynamics of Order Formation on the Nanoscale. More info at CUI Open Positions.

External calls and prizes

Der Helmholtz-Doktorandenpreis wird auch in 2017 wieder an herausragende Nachwuchswissenschaftlerinnen und Nachwuchswissenschaftler vergeben werden. Mehr Informationen sind im nachfolgenden Dokument zu finden.


Open PhD positions
The International Max Planck Research School for Ultrafast Imaging & Structural Dynamics (IMPRS-UFAST) is looking for excellent candidates with interests in the physics and chemistry of ultrafast phenomena to apply for PhD positions. The deadline is 6th January 2017. PhD projects start in summer/autumn 2017. More information can be found here.

UNESCO-L’ORÉAL-Förderprogramm für Wissenschaftlerinnen mit Kindern:
Die Deutsche UNESCO-Kommission und L’Oréal Deutschland vergeben in Partnerschaft mit der Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard-Stiftung jährlich drei Stipendien à 20.000 Euro zur Förderung exzellenter Frauen in der deutschen Forschung. Mehr Informationen:

DESY Awards:
The Association of the Friends and Sponsors of DESY announces an award for an outstanding Ph.D. thesis based on the research program of DESY. In case of one winner the award will be 3000€, in case of two winners: 2000€ each. More information:

i-PROGRESS: Internship Program for Young Research Scientists
The Helmholtz Alliance for Astroparticle Physics (HAP) offers scholarships for young researchers (master and PhD students according to the German university system or equivalent degree) from Germany and the countries of HAP-associated partners  - Argentina, France, The Netherlands, Russia, USA - to gain international experience in the field of astroparticle physics.

Die Fulbright-Stipendien werden dreimal jährlich ausgeschrieben und richten sich an deutsche Doktoranden, die am Beginn ihrer Promotion stehen (im ersten oder im zweiten Promotionsjahr) und in diesem Zusammenhang einen vier-bis neunmonatigen Forschungsaufenthalt an einer amerikanischen Gastinstitution durchführen möchten. Interessenten können sich zum 1. März, 1. Juli oder 1. November bewerben. Mehr Informationen:

Non-academic jobs
TÜV Rheinland: Physiker für den Bereich Strahlenschutz (w/m), Bewerbungsfrist: offen

More info at

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Juliane Reinhardt
Juliane Reinhardt
Photon Science
Giovanni Rabuffo
Giovanni Rabuffo
Theoretical Physics
Nele Müller
Nele Müller
Photon Science
Clemens Wieck
Clemens Wieck
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
Bahrenfeld campus events
31 Mar. 2017 15:00
Speaker: Johann-Friedrich Albert Haber
Location: ZOQ Seminar room
03 Apr. 2017 to 07 Apr. 2017
Location: Seminar room bctp I
03 Apr. 2017 13:00
Speaker: Juliane Reinhardt
Location: Building 1b, SR 4a
03 Apr. 2017 14:15
Speaker: Simone Giacomelli (ICTP)
Location: SR03
03 Apr. 2017 16:30
Speaker: Mathias Garny (TUM)
Location: Seminar room 2, building 2A
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