PostDoc position - Code-No.: 2011/WZ 1
for a 5 years period (starting as soon as possible)
Any applicant has to have a doctoral degree in materials science or related areas. If not he/she has to assure that he/she will obtain this degree latest after six month after starting to work at Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht. Experiences in the production, processing and characterisation of light metals are required (ideally in the area of magnesium alloys). The knowledge in the cast shop technology of light metals, the influence of alloying elements and process parameters on the castability of metals is requested.
Content of work:
He/she is able to work independent and to apply standard methods to characterise microstructure and properties of magnesium alloys. Additional knowledge in the area of constitution of alloys is requested. Preferably the applicant is also having experience in modelling and simulation of solidification processes. The introduction of own ideas will be appreciated as long as they are covered by actual research topics.
The applicant is either a native English speaker or can prove his/her ability of the proper use of English by a TOEFL, IELTS or an equivalent test showing that the applicant is a competent user or better. Basic knowledge of German language would be appreciated. He/she has to be flexible, creative, self-organised and is able to work in an international team. An interest in the own professional training and further education is required.
We offer an appropriate salary related to TV-AVH as well as the usual public sector social benefits.
As equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer we seek to increase the proportion of female faculty members. Qualified women are therefore especially encouraged to apply. Handicapped persons with equal qualifications will be preferred.
Please send your application indicating Code-No.: 2011/WZ 1 to our personnel division preferably by E-Mail (as pdf-file including CV and copies of master/diploma university certificates) to personal@gkss. de.
Closing date for applications from 09.02.2011 until 09.03.2011
Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!