The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore, about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether, PSI employs 2100 people.

For a funded project concerning neutron dark-field contrast imaging of magnetic structures we are looking for a
Postdoctoral Fellow
In the Applied Materials Group
Your tasks
  • Investigate magnetic materials and structures by advanced and quantitative neutron dark-field con-trast imaging
  • Advance neutron dark-field contrast imaging in particular also with polarized neutrons
  • Progress dark-field contrast quantification, modelling and software tools
Your profile
  • PhD degree in physics, engineering, chemistry or related fields
  • Experience in small angle scattering and/or imaging
  • Experience with polarised neutron scattering and magnetism
We offer
Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

Your employment contract is limited to 3 years.

For further information, please contact Prof Dr Markus Strobl, phone +41 56 310 59 41.

Please submit your application online by 30 April 2021 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 3304-02).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Silja Giacomini-Diebold, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland