Marvel Fusion, founded in July 2019 and based in Munich, is the German technology pioneer in the field of safe, clean and reliable power generation. The company is developing a completely new type of fusion energy technology with the aim of building and operating commercially attractive fusion power plants. Marvel Fusion's current team of about 25 people, including world-leading scientists and experienced entrepreneurs, has developed a unique technology that dramatically increases the probability of fusion and builds on recent advances in laser and nanoscience.
Marvel Fusion's mission requires a high level of team effort as well as close and constructive collaboration between experts from diverse knowledge disciplines.
As Scientist Fusion Experiments, you support the physics department in experiments and diagnostic development for ultrashort pulse lasers and their interactions with plasmas at different labs worldwide.
Your tasks and responsibilities:
Plan, develop set-ups, perform and support experiments and their data analysis concerning ultrashort pulse interaction with advanced targets at different labs worldwide with the aim to establish scaling laws for prediction of number of fusion reactions
Develop, build and integrate new diagnostics for ultrashort laser-plasma interaction, based on secondary sources of photons and particles for research and fusion applications
Work collaboratively with other scientists (theorist and experimentalists) and engineers and take a leadership role in the development of diagnostics and the experimental program
Ph.D. in Physics or a related field plus postdoctoral research experience, or equivalent breadth and depth of experience
Experience and expertise on experimental studies of ultra-high intensity laser plasma interaction relevant for HED and Fusion applications
Experience in modelling of laser-plasma interactions
Recognition as a resource or high impact contributor as evidenced by conference presentations or publication in refereed journals
Excellent proficiency in English
Capability to be flexible and creative in pursuing new topics and carrying out forefront research in high field laser-matter interaction, high energy density laboratory physics and particle acceleration
Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with all members of Marvel Fusion and its collaborators
Availability to travel including international
Self-motivated with a high degree of initiative
Exceptional work ethic and a deep sense of accountability
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
Ability to multi-task, working on conflicting priorities simultaneously, while always meeting deadlines and high standards of work quality
Working in our fast-growing team offers you a wide range of opportunities to develop professionally and personally, show initiative, take responsibility and help make influential decisions. Become part of a pioneering company with the opportunity to make a decisive contribution to the global energy transition.
We look forward to receiving your application with CV and relevant references.