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Research Assistant (EG 13 TV-H) - in the Department of Theoretical Atomic and Molecular Physics

Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institute of Physics - Prof. Dr. Philipp Demekhin - temporary, full-time (currently 40 hours per week)

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Full-time. The position is initially limited for 11 months within the subproject C1 "Circular dichroism in the photoionization and decay spectra of spatially-oriented chiral molecules" in the DFG Collaborative Research Centre 1319 "Extreme light for sensing and driving molecular chirality" (§ 2 Abs. 1 Satz 2 WissZeitVG).


Your tasks:

  • Collaboration in the above-mentioned research project
  • Investigation of photoelectron circular dichroism of chiral molecules after excitation with optical broadband laser pulses
  • Investigation of the photoelectron circular dichroism of chiral molecules in the infrared tunnel ionization regime.


Your requirements:

  • Completed doctorate in theoretical physics or chemistry
  • solid knowledge and experience in the theoretical description of multiphoton photoelectron circular dichroism of chiral molecules
  • scientific curriculum and publication list in the field of the research project
  • good knowledge of English is required.


Advantageous are:

  • expertise in the theoretical description of the electron continuum in molecules
  • thorough and independent way of working
  • a high degree of organizational skills


For further questions please contact Prof. Dr. Philipp Demekhin, Tel.: 0561-804-4013, E-Mail: demekhin[at]physik.uni-kassel[dot]deis at your disposal.


In the interests of equal opportunities, the University of Kassel endeavors to offer women and men the same development opportunities and to counteract existing disadvantages. The aim is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude and qualifications will be given preference. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Please only send us copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel, Germany, stating the reference number, also in electronic form, or to bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de.