Research is gaining more and more importance for Germany as an industrial location. Where does research take place, what are the most important research fields, and what opportunities does Germany offer international researchers?
Physicists working in the private sector can expect a salary significantly higher than average. If physicists remain in teaching and research, diverse opportunities are available, but are associated with a fairly average income.
Postdocs need to be highly skilled, ambitious, and flexible. In return, they are frequently offered little more than autonomy in their work.