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Funded PhD position; at Deutsches Electron-Synchrotron DESY; Helmholtz Association; in Germany

Doctoral students are invited to take an active role in one of the following research topics at DESYs Accelerator R&D: Improvements of existing accelerator flagship facilities, e.g. upgra-

des to DESYs synchrotron radiation facilities, seeding of free-electron lasers, atto- and femto-second electron and photon beams

Super-conducting RF technology for future accelerators and its imple- mentation in FLASH, the European XFEL and other modern high power accelerators

Compact accelerator technology with high accelerating fields, e.g. plasma accelerators, dielectric structures, beam or laser drivers for accelerators, cost-efficient technologies

New accelerator facilities for R&D, photon science and particle phy- sics, e.g. future free-electron lasers (XFEL upgrades, PETRA IV), the SINBAD facility at DESY, future colliders (e.g. FCC at CERN)

Requirements Doctoral students in the fields of physics or engineering may stay en-

rolled in their home university or enroll at the University of Hamburg or the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (acceptance criteria must be met)

DESY-Doctoral programme
are awarded for a duration of at least 2 years with the prolongation by one additional year.

Do not hesitate to contact us at DESY Accelerator R&D to get additional information on the current research activities. Further information is available here: http://ard.desy.de/e206405.

Please arrange for two letters of reference.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organi- sations in Germany. Classification is based upon qualifications and assigned duties. Handicapped persons will be given preference to other equally qua- lified 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. Du- ring each application procedure DESY will assess whether the post can be filled with part-time employees. There is a bilingual kindergarten on the DESY site.

We are looking forward to your application quoting the reference code pre- ferably via our electronic application System: Online-Application Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY Human Resources Department | Code: MDO001/2017 Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | Germany | Phone: +49 40 8998-3392 Email: recruitment@desy.de Deadline for applications: Till the positions are filled. www.desy.de

The Helmholtz Association is Germany’s largest scientific organisation. www.helmholtz.de

Deadline: Unspecified

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