Scientist Laser-Plasma Interaction (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · München

Your mission
 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
Your profile
  • 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 us?
Working in our fast-growing team offers you a wide range of opportunities to develop professionally and personally, show initiative, take responsibility, and help make influential decisions.
Become part of a pioneering company with the opportunity to make a decisive contribution to the global energy transition.

We look forward to receiving your application with CV, cover letter and references.
About us
Marvel Fusion, founded in July 2019 and based in Munich, is the German technology pioneer in the field of safe, clean, and reliable power generation. The company is developing a completely new type of fusion energy technology with the aim of building and operating commercially attractive fusion power plants. Marvel Fusion's current team of about 40 people, including world-leading scientists and experienced entrepreneurs, has developed a unique technology that dramatically increases the probability of fusion and builds on recent advances in laser and nanoscience.
Marvel Fusion's mission requires a high level of team effort as well as close and constructive collaboration between experts from diverse knowledge disciplines.
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