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Postdoctoral Fellow

The Paul Scherrer Institute is looking to recruit a Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 31 Jan 2021
  • Switzerland | Paul Scherrer Institute
  • Date posted: 22 Dec 2020
  • Job type: Academic: postdoc
  • Disciplines: Computational science & software engineering  | Optics, lasers & photonics 

Your tasks

  • Development of smart acquisition and quantification tools for dynamic tomographic X-Ray microscopy.
  • Support of user experiments at the TOMCAT beamline.
  • Contribution to the Technical Design Report for TOMCAT 2.0.
  • Supervision of Bachelor and Master students.

Your profile

The successful candidate should have a PhD degree in physics or related field, solid experience in image processing and scientific computing as well as in synchrotron-based tomographic microscopy. Excellent knowledge of English is required and knowledge of German is beneficial.

We offer

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure. 


Your employment contract is limited to two years. 


For further information, please contact Prof. Dr Marco Stampanoni, phone +41 56 310 47 24, e-mail:


Please submit your application online by 31 January 2021 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 6111-02). 

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