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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty II - Institute of Optics and Atomic Physics / Department of Laser and Molecular Spectroscopy and Environmental Physics

Technische Universität Berlin offers an open position:

Research Associate (PostDoc) - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

part-time employment may be possible

Working field:

  • Teaching in the field of experimental physics
  • Research in the field of state-of-the-art spectroscopy (laser spectroscopy in IR and optical range, photoelectron spectroscopy) and mass spectrometry to characterize the geometric and electronic structure and chemical reactivity of molecules, clusters and nanoparticles in the gas phase, with relevance to materials science biophysics, catalysis, atmospheric and astrochemistry, plasmas, and chemical reaction mechanisms
  • supervision of students
  • development and acquirement of funding for research projects


  • Successfully completed scientific university degree (Master, Diploma, or equivalent degree) and PhD degree in physics, chemistry or related subjects, with proof of qualification available at the time of hiring; very good degrees are desired
  • Extensive experience in several of the following areas: molecular spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, laser, optics, electronics, vacuum technology, cryo-technology, construction of experimental setups, quantum chemistry
  • Sufficient language proficiency to teach classes in both German and English is expected
  • Teaching experience in the area of experimental physics or related subjects
  • A high degree of determination, commitment, and the ability to work independently in a scientific environment and develop research projects
  • Experimental skills in dealing with complex laboratory setups
  • Ability to work in a team and social commitment

Desirable are:

  • Initial experience in planning and conducting scientific projects as well as supervising students

How to apply:

Please send your application with the reference number and the appropriate documents (CV, university degrees, certificates, publications etc., combined in a single pdf file, max 10 MB) exclusively by email to Prof. Dr. Otto Dopfer (

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To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Technische Universität Berlin - Die Präsidentin - Fakultät II, Institut für Optik und Atomare Physik, Prof. Dr. Dopfer, Sekr. EW 3-1, Hardenbergstraße 36, 10623 Berlin