The University of Siegen is an innovative and interdisciplinary university with some 18500 students and 1700 employees, including 1100 researchers. The University of Siegen offers an excellent study and research environment encompassing humanities and social sciences, as well as economics, natural sciences and engineering and numerous interdisciplinary research projects. The University of Siegen has been certified as a family friendly university.
The Research Training Group “Imaging New Modalities” - funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and hosted by the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Siegen - aims to fill the following vacancy by now
1 Research Scientist with focus on THz- Sensor Development
(fulltime position, salary scale 13 TV-L)
Positions in the Research Training Group are initially limited in time and will end on 31st March 2017 with potential for contract prolongation depending on a positive project development.
We are looking for a talented researcher who has interest in contributing to the development of future widely-deployable THz components and systems. Research activities in this research training group are associated to the development of planar integrated semiconductor components, the realization of real-time imaging systems and the exploration of applications in the context of the life sciences, materials testing and security. The activities include both the experimental realization of hardware systems, as well as the development of adequate imaging and sensing signal processing routines.
Applicants must be graduated in Electrical Engineering, Physics or similar (Master or Diploma) with very good or excellent grade. We expect solid English skills.
A profound knowledge in semiconductor technologies, high frequency technology, laser technology or optoelectronics is desired. Strong experimental skills as well as in-depth programming experience are expected.
Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to work towards their dissertation (PhD).
The University of Siegen is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the number of women involved in research and teaching. We encourage qualified women to apply. The University of Siegen offers excellent opportunities to combine career and family. The University welcomes applications from disabled people.
The application and selection procedure is web-based. Applications including a full CV, certificates, grade transcripts and two letters of recommendation should be uploaded on the Research Training Group’s websitewww.grk1564.uni-siegen.de no later than 20. August 2014 under ref. mark 2014/IV/ETI/WM/102.
For more information on the Research Training Group and the University of Siegen please refer towww.grk1564.uni-siegen.de and www.uni-siegen.de.