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Beamline Scientist (f/m)
Published(298 days ago)
Deadline for applications(280 days ago)
Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus DresdenDresden
The aim of OncoRay – National Center for Radiation Research in Oncology is the improvement of the cure of cancer diseases through biologically
individualized, technologically optimized radiation therapy. OncoRay has been established in 2005 as an interdisciplinary research center of the Technische
Universität Dresden, the University Hospital Dresden and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf. It is located at the Medical Faculty and offers
high-level research facilities, internationally acknowledged expertise in translational cancer and radiation research, and a dedicated postgraduate school
with an MSc and a PhD program. One of the core facilities at OncoRay is the Experimental Area of the University Proton Therapy Dresden (EA-UPTD) recently
extended by an additional proton research beamline.
For the EA-UPTD, we are seeking for a highly motivated and technically skilled
Beamline Scientist (f/m)
preferably from January 1st, 2019, onwards. The salary is according to the TV-L dispositions. The position is a full-time employment and the
contract is first limited to 2.5 years. The position is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 project “INSPIRE”.
Beam commissioning for pencil beam scanning at the EA-UPTD
Further development of the research infrastructure at the EA-UPTD, in particular
support of implementing pencil beam scanning
improvement of beam control software
enhancement of irradiation Setups
Supervision and maintenance of the research infrastructure at the EA-UPTD
Support (planning, setup, realization, and analysis) of biology and physics irradiation Experiments
Assistance of in-house users and external Groups
Preparation and update of documentation
PhD in physics or a related discipline
Excellent knowledge in radiation and medical physics, in particular acceleration, transport, detection and interaction of particle beams with matter
Experimental skills and practical experience in irradiation and dosimetry
Good practical knowledge of modern programming languages such as C++ and Python
Experience with Monte Carlo particle transport simulations is a plus
Basic knowledge in radiation biology and interest in multidisciplinary Research
Ability to work independently, efficiently, and goal-oriented
Very good knowledge of the English language and willingness to work in an international team
We offer the possibility of:
Arranging flexible working hours to find a balance between work and family life
Using our internal prevention program including courses and fitness in our Carus Vital health Center
Taking part in job-oriented educational course at our Carus Akademie
Participating in a company pension plan
Severely disabled persons are explicitly encouraged to apply.
We kindly ask you to apply preferably via our online form to make the selection process faster and more effective. Of course, we also consider your written application without any disadvantages.
We look forward to receiving your application, until November 10th, 2018 online with registration number ZIK0918374.
For further information please contact: Dr. Armin Lühr or Dr. Jörg Pawelke by phone: +49-351-458 5428 or +49-351-458 7430 or by E-maill: