The Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics as an institute of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science (registered association) is one of the leading centres for fusion research and is engaged in developing the physical foundations for a future fusion power plant. The institute is affiliated to the European Fusion Programme.
The Max-Planck-Institute for Plasma Physics in Greifswald offers within the division Stellarator Theory a position for a Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) for optimizing divertors within the HILOADS collaboration.
- Development of numerical tools to optimize divertors
- Coil optimization with a focus on divertors
- Stellarator optimization with a focus on divertors
- Completed PhD
- Experience in programming, ideally C++
- A good understanding of plasma physics
- Knowledge of plasma edge physics and/or optimization problems
- Enthusiasm for fusion research
- Collaboration within the international HILOADS collaboration
- An interesting project within one of the biggest science projects in Germany
- Flexible working hours
- Training and further education opportunities
- Company pension scheme
- Remuneration with all public services according to the collective agreement for the public service (TVöD Bund) according to pay group 13 TVöD
The position is limited to a duration of two years. The IPP seeks to increase the proportion of employed women in those areas where they are underrepresented and explicitly encourages women to apply for this position. The IPP is committed to employing more disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.