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Mechanical Engineer or Applied Physicist or Cryo-Engineer (m/f/d) for the production and testing of superconducting magnets for SIS100

GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt operates one of the leading particle accelerators for science. In the next few years, the new FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research) one of the world's largest research projects, will be built in international cooperation. GSI and FAIR offer the opportunity to work together in this international environment with a team of employees committed to ensuring each day to conduct world-class science.


In the division of “Superconducting Magnets (SCM)” we are looking for an


Mechanical Engineer or Applied Physicist or Cryo-Engineer (m/f/d)

for the production and testing of superconducting magnets for SIS100

Posting ID: 6350-19.84


Tasks include:

  • Follow up of production, testing and commissioning of superconducting magnet modules. Technical supervision of project handling,
  • Evaluation of measurement results of electrical, mechanical, and cryogenic requirements,
  • Contact person for external and internal partners in terms of technical issues,
  • Participation in quality assurance process and preparation of technical documentation,
  • Preparation and follow up of project plans as well as reporting to the project leader,
  • Support of technical preparation of procurement and logistics processes.


Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Degree in applied physics, electrical, mechanical or cryogenic engineering (MSc, Diploma, U/TH/TU) or comparable.
  • Solid background in quality assurance and technical project management,
  • Background in one of the following topics is favourable: magnets, applied superconductivity, cryogenics.
  • Enthusiasm for working in scientific and technical environment as well as a high level of motivation for participation in a common project,
  • Willingness for business travels (moderately).
  • English and German language fluently spoken and written.
  • Solid background and Experience in MS-Office tools.


The position is initially limited for 3 years. As part of the FAIR project, there are good prospects for a longer-term career.


Salary is equivalent to that for public employees as specified in the collective agreement for public employees (TVöD Bund).


GSI supports the vocational development of women. Therefore, women are especially encouraged to apply for the position.


Handicapped persons will be preferentially considered when equally qualified.


Further information about FAIR and GSI is available at www.gsi.de and www.fair-center.eu.


If you find this position interesting, please send your full application documents, including the desired salary, with information of your earliest possible starting date and the reference number above to the following address by July, 26th, 2019 to


GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH


or by email to: bewerbung(at)gsi.de



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