As a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, the HZDR employs about 1,400 people. The Center's focus is on interdisciplinary research in the areas energy, health and matter.
At the Institute of Radiooncology – OncoRay scientists (f/m/d) specializing in medicine, physics, biology and IT work together to crucially improve the treatment of cancer by administering radiation therapy that is biologically-personalized and technically-optimized.
As part of the Institute, the Department of Medical Radiation Physics invites applications as PostDoc (w/m/d) Biophysical Research.
The position will be available from 1 April 2022. The employment contract is limited to two years, with the possibility of longer-term prospects.
PostDoc (w/m/d) Biophysical Research
Planning, setup, conducting and analysis of physics and biology experiments, in particular at the Dresden proton therapy facility
Collaboration on the project Magnetic Resonance Imaging Integrated Proton Therapy
Supervision of graduation theses (Bachelor, Master, PhD)
Teaching within the master program Medical Radiation Sciences, in particular in the radiation protection modules
Acquisition of third-party funding (independent and contributory)
PhD degree in Physics or a related discipline
Excellent knowledge in radiation and medical physics, in particular acceleration, transport, detection and interaction of particle beams with matter
Very good experimental skills and substantial practical experience in irradiation and dosimetry, preferably with proton beam
Interest in multidisciplinary and translational research as well as in radiation protection
Knowledge in radiation protection and radiation biology is a plus
Ability to work independently, efficiently, goal-oriented and proactive
Excellent English skills and willingness to work in an international team
What we offer:
A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
The employment contract is limited to two years, with the possibility of longer-term prospects
Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement TVöD-Bund
30 days of paid holiday leave
Company pension scheme (VBL)
A good work/life balance for which we offer assistance in the form of Possibility to work part-time, Flexible working hours and In-house health management