Job offers

Job offers

DESY offers challenging tasks in an international setting

For versatile and challenging tasks in an international environment DESY is seeking dedicated employees in the field of natural sciences, engineering and also in the technical and commercial sector.

For our location in Hamburg we are seeking:

Electrical engineer or physicist in longitudinal beam diagnostics for accelerators

Remuneration Group 13


DESY, with its 2700 employees at its two locations in Hamburg and Zeuthen, is one of the world's leading research centres. Its research focuses on decoding the structure and function of matter, from the smallest particles of the universe to the building blocks of life. In this way, DESY contributes to solving the major questions and urgent challenges facing science, society and industry. With its ultramodern research infrastructure, its interdisciplinary research platforms and its international networks, DESY offers a highly attractive working environment in the fields of science, technology and administration as well as for the education of highly qualified young scientists.

DESY is one of the world's leading accelerator centers. The MSK Group develops, builds and operates complex control, synchronization and feedback systems for beam control and beam diagnostics, including FLASH, PETRA III and the European XFEL.

The position

  • Development of an arrival time monitor for electron accelerators with femtosecond resolution
  • Development and assembling of RF electronics in the 100 GHz range
  • Investigation of ultra-wide band optoelectronics for transferring RF signals to laser pulses
  • Development of a front-end system including fiber optics and electronics for the arrival time monitor
  • Characterization of noise, drift and stability behavior


  • Completed scientific higher education with doctorate in electrical engineering, physics, communication technologies or equal qualification
  • Relevant professional experience with high-frequency technology in the 10-100 GHz range
  • Relevant professional experience with laser systems, fiber optics and optoelectronics
  • Knowledge of operation and controls of accelerators is an advantage
  • Strong teamwork and very good English skills

For further information please contact Marie Czwalinna at +49-40-8998-92912.

The position is limited to 3 years.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organisations in Germany. Classification is based upon qualifications and assigned duties. Persons with disabilities will be given preference to other equally qualified applicants. DESY operates flexible work schemes. DESY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women.

We are looking forward to your application via our application system:
Online Application
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Human Resources Department | Code: MMA092/2020
Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg Germany
Phone: +49 40 8998-3392

Deadline for applications: Until the position is filled.