Employer directory Physics World  February 2019

University of Siegen: Institute of High Frequency and Quantum Electronics

The Institute of High Frequency and Quantum Electronics specializes in the development of photonic and quantum electronic components for high-frequency applications in information technology and life sciences. One priority focus is terahertz technology. Our activities include the development of terahertz components and systems, and the exploration of new applications.

Why work for us

We offer an excellent research environment in a strong group with numerous interdisciplinary research projects in the fields of terahertz imaging, bioanalysis, metamaterials and nanoscopy. We give the opportunity to present your research on international conferences to gain visibility and connect with the research community. You will benefit from our close collaboration with national and international research groups and industry. We strive to further expand our activities by exploring new areas and provide a supportive environment for innovative ideas.

Training and development

We have a fruitful working atmosphere and supportive culture to guide research associates to excel at their development as independent researchers and attain their doctoral degree (PhD). The University of Siegen offers with its “House of Young Talents” a great variety of workshops and training opportunities, e.g. scientific writing, as well as consultation and individualized coaching to support young researchers and help identify individual goals and future career paths in academia or industry.

What we are looking for

To expand our activities in the terahertz research, we are looking for highly motivated personalities who are ambitious and inquisitive to work in cutting-edge research projects. For our different research fields, we are searching for applicants with a Master’s degree in physics, computer science, electrical engineering or chemistry with very good academic credits. Profound knowledge in one of the following fields is desired: high-frequency technology, image processing, bio analytics or nanoscopy. Strong experimental skills and in-depth programming experience are required.


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