Director (f/m) for Accelerators (Successor of R. Brinkmann)

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Publish Date: 
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Archive Date: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Science Management
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Street Line 1: 
Notkestraße 85
Hansestadt Hamburg
Job Announcement Text: 

DESY, Hamburg location, has an opening for:
Director (f/m) for Accelerators (Successor of R. Brinkmann)
DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics.

The position
The Director for Accelerators leads the Machine M-Division with about 600 scientists, engineers and technicians and will – as a member of the Board of Directors – decisively take part in shaping the overall laboratory strategy and its execution. The M-Division is responsible for the operation and development of the PETRA-III,
FLASH and European XFEL accelerators and for conducting a worldwide leading R&D program in accelerator physics and technology (ARD).
The upgrade of FLASH and of PETRA-III towards ultra-low emittance, the preparation of an upgrade of the superconducting XFEL LINAC as well as the development of advanced high-gradient acceleration concepts for future compact facilities are at the core of DESY´s mid- and long-term strategy.
Internationally very well recognized scientists with a record of excellence in the field of accelerator physics and/or technology and who have demonstrated leadership in the environment of a larger scientific laboratory are invited to apply.

Knowledge of the German language would be considered as an advantage.
For further information please contact Mr. Helmut Dosch,

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 quoting the reference
code preferably via our electronic application system:
html or via E-mail to:
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Human Resources Department | Code: MMA066/2017
Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | Germany
Phone: +49-40-8998-3392
Deadline for applications: 28 February 2018

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
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