Postdoctoral Fellow

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Veröffentlicht am
Freitag, 11. Januar 2019

Paul Scherrer Institut

Villigen PSI

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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 collaboration between Laboratory for Micro- and Nanotechnology (LMN-PSI), the Large Research Facilities Division (GFA-PSI) and Nuclear Energy and Safety Research Division (NES-PSI) we are looking for a

Postdoctoral Fellow
In Silicon Carbide detector Technologies
Your tasks
  • Development of processes for the fabrication of Silicon Carbide detectors for transparent-mode beam monitoring and full detection of X-rays and protons beams
  • Development of processes for the fabrication of Silicon Carbide detectors for high temperature alpha-particles detection
  • Characterization and installation of the fabricated detectors at the synchrotron, cyclotron and free electron laser facilities at PSI
Your profile
The successful candidate should have a PhD degree in physics or engineering and experience in, semiconductor based, photons or ions detectors fabrication and/or design. You should enjoy working in an interdisciplinary, multinational research environment. Being an enthusiastic researcher and a good team player will help to ensure your success in completing your post-doctoral position in this exciting field of study. Direct cleanroom experience in Silicon Carbide processing is highly welcome.
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 two years.

For further information please contact Dr. Massimo Camarda, phone +41 56 310 37 52, email:

Please submit your application online (including list of publications and addresses of referees) by 17 March 2019 for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 6218-00).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Sabrina Orteca, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland