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Shared between both institutes, the Departments of Medical Radiation Physics and the Dresden High Magnetic Field Laboratory are looking for a
PhD Student (f/m/d)
working on the topic of "Magnetic shielding for real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) integrated proton therapy"
The position will be available from 1 March 2024. The employment contract is limited to 36 months. The place of work is Dresden. The working time amounts to 19,5 h/week.
You will develop scientific results in the field of MR-integrated proton therapy in the research group "Experimental MR-integrated proton therapy" and the "Dresden High Magnetic Field Laboratory", specifically on the topic "Magnetic shielding for real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) integrated proton therapy" as a basis for writing the dissertation. This includes:
Carrying out literature research
Planning, carrying out and evaluating combined irradiation experiments and magnetic field measurements
Planning, carrying out and evaluating magnetic material analyses and computer simulations
Planning and production of magnetic shielding devices
Publication and presentation of scientific results
Above-average university degree (Master) in the field of physics, engineering physics, medical physics or in a related field of study, preferably with in-depth knowledge of material and radiation physics
Application-ready knowledge of the respective field of study
The mastery and use of scientific methods
Independent working style
Good to very good knowledge of English, both written and spoken
A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
A structured PhD program with a comprehensive range of continuing education and networking opportunities – more information about the PhD program at the HZDR can be found here
Salary and social benefits in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD Bund) including 30 days of paid holiday leave, company pension scheme (VBL)
We support a good work-life balance with the possibility of part-time employment, mobile working and flexible working hours
Numerous company health management offerings
Employee discounts with well-known providers via the platform Corporate Benefits
An employer subsidy for the "Deutschland-Ticket Jobticket"
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