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Fully funded PhD position | Electron spectroscopy studies on oxides and diamond as well as doping of diamond

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  • Full or part time
    Mrs Rita Krautwald
    Prof Michael Reichling
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Project Description

The Department of Physics of Osnabrück University invites applications for the position of a

Research Assistant (f/m)
(salary grade E 13 TV-L, 50 %)

for the duration of 3 years to start as soon as possible.

Description of responsibilities:

• research aiming at a PhD degree during working hours
• electron spectroscopy studies on oxides and diamond as well as doping of diamond. Methods involved will be metastable impact electron spectroscopy (MIES), X ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy (UPS)
• interaction within an interdisciplinary consortium for the development of a quantum computer involving NV centres in diamond
• the candidate will be involved in the teaching activities of the group

Required qualifications:

• a master degree in physics
• proficiency in the German language and the determination to become fluent in German within a short time

Desirable qualifications:

• experience in electron spectroscopy and ultra-high vacuum technology

We offer:

• an excellent research infrastructure, an interesting research field and a cooperative working environment
• a well funded project embedded into strong local and international cooperations

Osnabrück University has been certified as a family-friendly university committed to helping working/studying parents and carers balance their family and work life.

The university aspires to ensure equal opportunities for men and women and strives to work towards a gender balance in schools or departments where new appointments are made.

If equally qualified candidates apply, preference will be given to those with special needs.

Applications should be submitted electronically to [Email Address Removed] to arrive no later than 05/31/2019. For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Michael Reichling at [Email Address Removed]. We look forward to receiving your application!

Funding Notes

The position is funded according to the pay scale of the State of Lower Saxony (50 % TV-L E13). There are no tuition fees.

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