Experiment Scientist

Permanent employee, Full-time · München

The impact you will make
As Experiment Scientist, you are responsible for planning and execution of experimental campaigns and diagnostic development at a world-class, petawatt, short-pulse laser facility.
The Experiment and Laser Groups at Marvel Fusion are implementing a new research laboratory at an ultra-high-intensity, short-pulse laser facility in the Greater Munich area with the goal to demonstrate key features of our unique laser-driven fusion concept. Be part of the team that sets up the new target area from scratch, continues to perform the first measurements using our nanotargets in intense laser fields, creates novel diagnostic instruments with high fidelity, and demonstrates a path to fusion energy generation.
You will bring your expertise to the creation of the design, the prototype phase and the activities during the build and verification of the various phases. You will be actively involved in all stages of the process and contribute to the implementation of the project.
Activities will be performed in the Greater Munich area, with occasional travel to research facilities world-wide.

More specifically, you will:  

  • Independently conduct key experiment campaigns regarding ultra-short laser pulse interaction with advanced targets which may include
    • Manage planning, development and execution of experimental campaigns · 
    • Be writing proposals and delivering presentations
    • Perform data analysis and data reduction, and their comparison to numerical simulation results
    • Undertake development, manufacturing, calibration and integration of new diagnostics for ultrashort laser-plasma interaction based on secondary sources of photons and particles
  • Be part of a team and work collaboratively with scientists, engineers, and management to create a work plan, set project goals, and manage them to completion
  • Be exchanging scientific results with peers and compare and evaluate the results with alternative methods
  • Write reports and present findings to management and key stakeholders
  • Be are a key element of defining and pursuing the forefront scientific mission of the company, following a strict code of ethics, and protecting any confidential information at all time
What you bring
  • Proven hands-on experience and expertise in experimental studies of ultra-high intensity laser plasma interaction, high energy density laboratory physics or laser-driven particle acceleration is required
  • You have completed a Ph.D. in Physics or a related field, or equivalent breadth and depth of experience
  • You have good knowledge and high proficiency in data analysis using both 2D (image-based) and 1D (e.g., oscilloscope traces) raw data
  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills in English to effectively interact with all members of Marvel Fusion and its collaborators
  • You are recognized as a resource or high impact contributor as evidenced by conference presentations or publications in refereed journals
  • You are 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
  • You love digging into and solving complex problems that require attention to detail and are a critical thinker
  • You are a team player, like traveling, and enjoy working in multi-disciplinary teams
Why Marvel Fusion?
  • 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.  

Are you ready to make an impact on the future
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