Scientist Laser-Plasma Interaction

Permanent employee, Full-time · München

The impact you will make
 As Scientist Laser-Plasma Interaction, you support our physics department in theoretical calculations and simulations on ultrashort pulse, high intensity lasers and their interactions with advanced nanostructured targets.

You will be responsible for:

  • Develop, set-up, perform, and support simulations in the areas of ultrashort pulse, high intensity laser-plasma interaction and high field physics in plasma
  • Work collaboratively with other scientists (theorists and experimentalists) and engineers on matching simulation and experimental results, providing guidance on experimental setups and diagnostics required
What you bring
  • Ph.D. in Physics or a related field plus postdoctoral research experience, or equivalent breadth and depth of experience
  • Experience and expertise on theoretical studies and simulations of ultra-high intensity laser plasma interaction
  • Previous experience in HED or fusion applications is a plus
  • Experience and expertise in one or more of the following simulation codes: Plasma Simulation Code (PSC), EPOCH, OSIRIS
  • Recognition as a resource or high impact contributor as evidenced by conference presentations or publications in refereed journals
  • Excellent proficiency in English 
  • Capability to be flexible and creative in pursuing new topics and carrying out forefront research in high field laser-matter interaction, high energy density laboratory physics and particle acceleration
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with all members of Marvel Fusion and its collaborators
  • Self-motivated with a high degree of initiative
  • Exceptional work ethic and a deep sense of accountability
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task, working on conflicting priorities simultaneously, while always meeting deadlines and high standards of work quality
Why Marvel Fusion?

By joining us, you will be: 

  • Working alongside world-leading scientists and experienced entrepreneurs in the field of Fusion  

  • Part of a start-up where growth on a company and individual level is the default  

  • Working on complex technological challenges to solve one of the biggest problems of humanity 

What we offer
  • An opportunity to make a huge impact on the future of our planet through transition to clean energy  

  • Flexible working, location- and hours-wise 

  • A human-centred company culture with super nice and supportive colleagues 

  • A great sense of community through team events and fun in and outside the office 

  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits package 

About us
Marvel Fusion, founded in 2019 and based in Munich, is a technology pioneer in the field of safe, clean, and reliable power generation. With the aim of solving one of the biggest problems of humanity, we are developing a completely new type of fusion energy technology that dramatically increases the probability of fusion and builds on recent advances in laser and nanoscience.  

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