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Position: PhD Student
Institution: Paul Scherrer Institut
Location: Villigen, Aargau, Switzerland
Duties: Conduct outstanding research in the field of artificial spin systems; Fabricate magnetic nanostructures with electron beam lithography; Study magnetic correlations in artificial spin systems with synchrotron based imaging and scattering techniques; Perform micromagnetic and Monte Carlo simulations to support the experimental results
Requirements: Excellent qualifications with a master degree in physics, material science or related topic, and enjoy practical work. Knowledge of magnetism, X-ray methods, nanofabrication and programming skills for data analysis is beneficial. As an enthusiastic researcher you like team work and have a flexible approach to working between different laboratories
   
Text: Skip to main content Paul Scherrer Institut PSI PSI Research, Labs & User Services Digital User Office Digital User Office DE EN FR MENU Suche Suche Suche Hauptnavigation Our Research Open mainmenu item Current topics from our research Matter and Material Human Health Energy and Environment Large Research Facilities Brochures 5232 — The PSI magazine Research Divisions & Labs (only english) Industry Open mainmenu item Overview Technology Transfer Expertise Spin-off Companies Park Innovaare Proton Therapy Open mainmenu item Overview Physician & Patient Information Career Open mainmenu item Overview Job Opportunities Working at PSI Personnel Policy Equal Opportunities, Diversity & Inclusion Training and Further Education Vocational Training PSI Education Centre Career Center Support Program "PSI Career Return Program" PSI-FELLOW/COFUND Visit to PSI Open mainmenu item Overview Visitor Centre psi forum Schülerlabor iLab Public Events How to find us About PSI Open mainmenu item PSI in brief Strategy Guiding principles Facts and figures Organisational structure For the media Suppliers and customers Customers E-Billing Suche Suche DE EN FR Digital User Office (mobile) Digital User Office You are here: PSI Home Education and Jobs Job Opportunities PhD Student Secondary navigation Education and Jobs Job Opportunities Expanded submenu item Our application process at a glance Jobmail Spontaneous application Further Positions in the ETH Domain Personnel Policy Open submenu item Principles Collaboration and leadership Human Resources Development HRS4R Working at PSI Open submenu item Employment Conditions Social Benefits Further positive points Corporate Social Responsibility Training and Further Education Open submenu item Higher Education Vocational Training School Lab High-school matricu­lation projects PSI Education Centre Support Program "PSI Career Return Program" Open submenu item Eligibility Criteria Members of the evaluation committee PSI-FELLOW/COFUND - International Fellowship Programme for Postdocs Useful links Equal Opportunities, Diversity & Inclusion Homepage PSI Education Centre Homepage Vocational Training Homepage Career Center Read more The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore, about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether, PSI employs 2100 people. The Laboratory for Mesoscopic Systems, based at the PSI, is a joint laboratory between the ETH Zurich and the PSI. One scientific focus of the group is to study artificial spin systems consisting of arrays of magnetically coupled nanomagnets. The nanomagnets are arranged on periodic and aperiodic lattices, and display several fascinating phenomena including emergent magnetic monopoles, phase transitions, chirality and frustration. To expand our current research on artificial spin systems we are looking for a PhD Student Magnetic Correlations in Artificial Spin Systems Your tasks Conduct outstanding research in the field of artificial spin systems Fabricate magnetic nanostructures with electron beam lithography Study magnetic correlations in artificial spin systems with synchrotron based imaging and scattering techniques Perform micromagnetic and Monte Carlo simulations to support the experimental results Your profile Excellent qualifications with a master degree in physics, material science or related topic, and enjoy practical work. Knowledge of magnetism, X-ray methods, nanofabrication and programming skills for data analysis is beneficial. As an enthusiastic researcher you like team work and have a flexible approach to working between different laboratories. 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. For further information, please contact Dr Gavin Macauley, email , or Dr Valerio Scagnoli, email . Please submit your application online by 5 July 2021 (including addresses of referees) for the position as a PhD Student (index no. 3701-02). Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Silja Giacomini-Diebold, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland Open sharing options
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