For our location in Zeuthen we are seeking:
Scientist Gamma-ray Group Tenure-Track
DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics. More than 2400 employees work at our two locations Hamburg and Zeuthen in science, technology and administration.
At its Zeuthen location, DESY has a strong focus on astroparticle physics (https://astro.desy.de). In particular, we are a lead participant in CTA (www.cta-observatory.org) and other gamma-ray telescopes.
Lead science exploitation of existing and future gamma-ray instruments Leading role in the development of instrumentation for gamma-ray astronomy
Lead contributions to institute's preparation efforts for the CTA observatory, in particular in the online and control software project ACADA
Lead role in and coordination of human machine interface software of CTA Code development and software quality assurance
Software integration and commissioning in the CTA ACADA team
Ph. D. in astronomy, astroparticle physics, or high-energy physics Experience in and excellent knowledge of high-energy astrophysics
Experience in analysis data from and/or developing instruments for large astronomical projects Excellent skills in object-oriented programming (e.g. C++, Java, Python) and scripting languages Profound experience in developing graphical user interfaces
Good knowledge of English and the willingness to learn German Experience in working in large collaborations
Willingness to participate in expert and working meetings as well as conferences abroad
For further information, please contact David Berge +49 33762-77291.
Please submit a cover letter explaining your motivation to apply for this post, a statement of research interests you plan to work on in the gamma-ray group at DESY, a CV, including a list of publications, and two letters of recommendation e-mailed to email@example.com.
The position is limited to 3 years and will become permanent after a successful tenure evaluation.
Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organisations in Germany. Classification is based upon qualifications and assigned duties. Handicapped persons will be given preference to other equally qualified applicants. DESY operates flexible work schemes. DESY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women. Vacant positions at DESY are in general open to part-time- work. During each application procedure, DESY will assess whether the post can be filled with part-time employees.
We are looking forward to your application via our application system: www.desy.de/onlineapplication
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Human Resources Department | Code: APMA010/2019 Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg Germany
Phone: +49 40 8998-3392
Deadline for applications: 2019/12/01