ORGANISATION/COMPANYHelmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR)
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)Recognised Researcher (R2)Established Researcher (R3)Leading Researcher (R4)
APPLICATION DEADLINE30/11/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONGermany › Potsdam
TYPE OF CONTRACTOther
The position is suitable for part-time employment.
PhD student (m/f/d)
As member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, the HZDR employs about 1,200 people. The Center's focus is on interdisciplinary research in the areas energy, health and matter.
The Institute of Fluid Dynamics
As part of the Institute, the Department of FWDT invites applications as
PhD student (m/f/d)
The position will be avaible immediately. The employment contract is limited to three years.
# In the Institute of Fluid Dynamics, a position as PhD student is to be filled which is subject to the approval of a third-party funded project, with the following range of tasks: Topic is the enhancement of the extraction rate of rare earth ions by implementing magnetic fields in the two-phase system of organic and aquoues phase. Relevant tasks include
# the construction of experimentals setups, automized by LabVIEW, for lab and microgravity experiments,
# the experimental analysis of the Kelvin-force-driven convection during the mass transfer by means of Mach-Zehnder interferometry and Micro-PIV,
# the study of the magnetophoresis of organic droplets with similar methods and
# active participation in a parabolic flight campaign.
# Experienced experimentalist with strong background in fluid dynamics and optical measurement techniques
# Very good Diploma or Master university degree in either: Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or a comparable discipline
# Preferably prior knowledge in Mach-Zehnder interferometry, Micro-PIV and magnetism
# Self-dependent working style, problem-solving skills in experimental set-up and instrumentation
# Strong communication skills in an international project team
# Stress resistance, willingness to travel for microgravity experiments
# A vibrant research community in an open, diverse, and international work environment
# Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
# Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement TVöD-Bund
# 30 Vacation Days per year
# Company pension scheme (VBL)
# A good work/life balance for which we offer assistance in the form of:
possibility to work part-time
flexible working hours
in-house health management
Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) only via our Online-application-system.
This research center is part of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers. With more than 42,000 employees and an annual budget of over € 5 billion, the Helmholtz Association is Germany's largest scientific organisation.
EURAXESS offer ID: 568945
Posting organisation offer ID: 731134
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