Research Assistent (EG 13 TV-H) - in Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Institute of Nanostructure Technologies and Analytics (INA), Technological Physics - 01.01.2018

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The University of Kassel is a young University with about 25.000 students. It has a extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.

In Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institute of Nanostructure Technologies and Analytics (INA), Technological Physics (Prof. Dr. Johann Peter Reithmaier), the following position is open from 01.01.2018:

Research Assistent (EG 13 TV-H)

Part-time position with half the working hours of a full-time employee. This is a fixed term-position of three years (until 31.12.2020) in frame of the EU Project „MOICANA“ (Monolithic cointegration of QD-based InP on SiN as a versatile platform for the demonstration of high performance and low cost PIC transmitters) with a possibility of extending the contract in case of acquiring new external funds (§ 2 Abs. 2 WissZeitVG); acquisition of PhD is possible and desirable.


  • Assisting in the above mentioned research project as well as in seminars
  • Self-contained work on a research topic, e.g., growth of InP-based quantum dot semiconductor heterostructures on Si by molecular beam epitaxy and their application in integrated optoelectronic devices on Si/SiN photonic-chip. This topic is a part of EU project with partners from Greece, Israel, France, Switzerland and Spain


  • Completed course of academic study with good or very good mark (Master degree) within the fields of Physics, NanoScience, Electrical Engineering or related subjects

Of advantage will be:

  • Practical experience in molecular beam epitaxy and /or Solid State Physics or Semiconductor Physics
  • Ability to work analytically, independent and thorough; joy for technological issues
  • Organizational ability, collaborative working style
  • Very good English communication skills in speaking and writing

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Johann Peter Reithmaier, Tel.: 0561-804-4430, E-Mail:

The University of Kassel is an equal opportunity employer and aims at a clear increase of the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly requested to apply. Under the precondition of equal qualification, disabled persons will be preferred. Applications indicating the Position Number, which may be in digital form, should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel, Germany or, quoting the applicable reference number.

Bewerbungsfrist: 11.12.2017
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