Postdoctoral Fellow (m/f/d) | Thin films and topological materials

Scientist Dresden
Chemistry Solid State Research & Material Sciences Particle, Plasma and Quantum Physics

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Job Offer from April 14, 2021

The Department of Solid State Chemistry , headed by Prof. Dr. Claudia Felser, is seeking to appoint a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow (m/f/d) in the research area of thin films and topological materials. Projects comprise thin-film deposition using magnetron sputtering, structural, magnetic, transport characterization, and device fabrication of topological chiral materials.


  • We are looking for enthusiastic and talented scientists with a Ph.D. in physics, materials science, or related fields.
  • Candidates should have a strong drive to excel in an interdisciplinary and international environment.
  • Candidates are expected to be highly creative and innovative and must be outstanding team players who can work in a fast-paced and highly dynamic environment.
  • English is the working language at the Institute.

Our offer

  • We offer a position according to the German public pay scale (TVöD). The appointment is for two years.
  • The Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.
  • Furthermore, the Max Planck Society is committed to increase the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.

Your application

  • Full applications should include a curriculum vitae, a one-page letter of motivation, certificates and transcripts, a statement of past research accomplishments, a list of publications, the contact details of two academic referees and expected availability. The call will be open until 21 May 2021.
  • Applications should be sent to:
  • For further information please contact Dr. Anastasios Markou:
  • Detailed information about the Max Planck Institute of Chemical Physics of Solids can be found at

We look forward to your application.

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