Postdoctoral Research Associate (m/f/d)

The Max-Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI) conducts basic research in the field of nonlinear optics and ultrafast dynamics arising from the interaction of light with matter and pursues applications that emerge from this research. It develops and uses ultrafast and ultra-intense lasers and laser-riven short-pulse light sources in a broad spectral range in combination with methods of nonlinear spectroscopy. The spectral range includes in particular XUV radiation and soft x-rays, where experiments at in-house sources are complemented with the use of accelerator driven sources such as free electron x-ray lasers.

The Max-Born-Institute invites applications for the position Postdoctoral Research Associate (m/f/d) in the field of mid-IR ultrafast spectroscopy in wide bandgap dielectrics.

Your activity:

The posdoctoral researcher will be supported by the ANR-DFG funding programme, designed to expand and intensify french-german collaborations. The researcher will thus be a part of an international team pursuing research goals on the fundamentals of laser-matter interaction at ultrashort timescales.

The topic is the study of vibrational coupling between the material’s lattice and the electron-hole plasma produced upon ultrashort pulse laser irradiation. In order to track the signature of vibrational coupling, glasses with specific molecular markers will be irradiated in a NIR/Mid-IR pump-probe scheme. Ultimately, such fundamental investigations aim to understand, control and optimize the laser-matter interaction for micro- and nano-processing applications..

Your profile:

The successful candidate holds a PhD degree in physics or a related area and has a background in nonlinear optics, material science and/or solid state physics. Additionally, the applicant is expected to show inclination for hands-on work in a scientific laboratory, including the ability to develop a simple software infrastructure for data acquisition and processing. Prior expertise in glasses and in IR ultrafast spectroscopy is considered as an important asset for this position

Offer:

MBI offers a 9-month appointment. The payment is according to the German TVöD salary scheme for scientists in public research institutions. Start date: October 2021.

MBI is an equal opportunity employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. If equally qualified, severely handicapped persons are given preference.

MBI supports the reconcilability of family and working life and is certified as family-friendly by the "family audit".

Please click here and upload your application including cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates and description of previous professional activities electronically via the MBI online recruiting platform at https://mbi-berlin.de/career. The deadline for applications is July 31st, 2021.

Max-Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI)
Max-Born-Straße 2A
12489 Berlin, Deutschland

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Max-Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI)

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Berlin

Publication date

09.06.2021

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Max-Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI)
Max-Born-Straße 2A
12489 Berlin, Deutschland