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scientific employee (m/f/d), EG 13 TV-H - laboratory astrophysics

department for mathematics and natural sciences, institute of physics - Prof. Dr. Thomas Giesen - fixed-term, part time (currently 26.67 hours/week)

deadline for submission:


start of recruitment :


reference number:


applications to:


This is a part-time position with two thirds of the regular working hours of a full-time position and fixed-term for three years (qualification position according to § 65 HHG i. V. mit § 2 Abs. 1 Satz 1 WissZeitVG). This position provides the opportunity to earn the doctoral degree in natural sciences.



  • Build-up of a molecular beam experiment for optical spectroscopy
  • Production and spectroscopic investigation of astrophysically relevant hydrocarbon radicals in the gas phase
  • Assistance in teaching activities


Required qualifications:

  • An excellent or very good degree in physics (MSc) or a in a similar field of natural sciences
  • Profound knowledge in molecular spectroscopy, precision spectroscopy, optical spectroscopy, or a comparable qualification


Advantageous qualifications:

  • Experience with laboratory work in experimental physics
  • Experience in laser spectroscopy
  • A thorough and autonomous working mentality
  • Organizing skills


For questions please contact Dr. Matin Kaufmann, phone: 0561-804-4797, mail: m.kaufmann[at]physik.uni-kassel[dot]de.


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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 or bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, stating the reference number in the subject line, also in electronic form.