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Research Assistant (m/f/d), EG 13 TV-H - Technological Physics, Nano Optics group

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institute of Nanostructure Technologies and Analytics (INA)

deadline for submission:


start of recruitment :

as soon as possible

reference number:


applications to:


Part-time position with half the working hours of a full-time position, employment is in the context of the DFG-Project "DeLiCom" (§ 2 Abs. 1 Satz 1 WissZeitVG).

This position will be offered to highly motivated student who intends to enhance her/his scientist career in the field of semiconductor quantum optics. She/he should have a high interest in basic experimental research and like working in an interdisciplinary environment. The research will be carried out at INA under the supervisor of Priv.-Doz. Dr. Mohamed Benyoucef.



  • Molecular beam epitaxy growth of high quality InP-based quantum dots for telecom wavelengths
  • Integration of QDs in diode and cavity structures
  • Optical and structural characterization of the grown and fabricated structures


  • Candidates are expected to hold a Master degree in physics, and/or nanoscience, and/or electrical engineering
  • Outstanding academic record with background in solid state physics and semiconductor-based nanostructures
  • Good written and spoken English



  • Knowledge of QD growth and processing of nanostructures
  • Previous research experience in optical characterization
  • Team working style


For further information please contact Priv.-Doz. Dr. Mohamed Benyoucef, Tel.: 0561-804-4553, E-Mail: m.benyoucef[at]physik.uni-kassel[dot]de.


The protection of your personal data is very important to us, so we will handle your personal data with care. By your application, you allow us to store and use your data in the sense of the Hessian Data Protection Act. You can object to this at any time. Your personal data will be deleted.


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 bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, quoting the applicable reference number in the subject.