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PhD position / Research Associate (f/m) Department of Polymer Interfaces
Published(432 days ago)
IPF-Institute of Physical Chemistry and Polymer PhysicsDresden
Job vacancy No. 104-2018
The IPF-Institute of Physical Chemistry and Polymer Physics, Department of Polymer Interfaces, is offering one
PhD position (Research Associate)
funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) starting date can be as soon as possible, for a three-year program (period of employment according to Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (WissZeitVG), with at least 50 % of a full salary).
Description of the topic
Visualizing particle motion in flowing dense suspensions
Dense suspensions have a broad range of practical applications, from flowing concrete and cement pastes to paints or biological situations. The project will focus on visualizing the motion of single particles in 3D. To this end different experimental techniques will be employed, from fast confocal microscopy to light-sheeting imaging. Key questions in the project include particle segregation in shear flows of polydsisperse suspensions and relative motion between different particles.
The ideal candidate has a background in physical sciences, experience in optics, hydrodynamics, and automatic image analysis. If your profile covers some of these points and you are willing to working in an international team, please send us your application (including copies of all relevant certificates and a letter of motivation).
Preference is given to severely disabled applicants, if they have the same level of qualification. IPF attaches importance to equal professional treatment of women and men. The data submitted by you in the course of the application procedure will be processed by IPF. IPF shall use the data for the purposes of the application procedure. No data shall be passed on to third parties. The costs for the interviews will not be refunded.
as soon as possible
2 years (with the possibility of an extension)
TV-L EG 13
Please send your Applications and include the following documents: motivation letter stating research interests and relevance for the PhD project, curriculum vitae, degree certificates including lists of grades, the name and contact details of least two potential referees, maximum three selected publications, including, when applicable, maximum one thesis. Application documents specifying the above vacancy number should be submitted to the personnel department of the IPF, preferentially by email in one single pdf document not exceeding 10 MB.