Head (m/f/d) of the division Laser and electromagnetic technologies

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Institut Franco-Allemand de Recherches Saint-Louis

Not Specified Germany
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

The French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (ISL) situated in the border triangle of Germany, France and Switzerland is an internationally renowned research institute belonging to a global industrial and economic network. The spectrum of our core activities comprises a variety of topics: aerodynamics, energetic and advanced materials, lasers and electromagnetic technologies, protection, security and situational awareness. Our activities are related to both basic and applied research.


For immediate replacement, we are currently looking for a

Head (m/f/d) of the division
"Laser and electromagnetic technologies"

The Division consists of three scientific groups with about 50 highly motivated staff members forming an interdisciplinary team. The research conducted in the Division aims at developing the following domains: lasers, high power semiconductors and pulsed power technologies, as well as electro­magnetic launchers. We are looking for a person standing out by his/her ability to think outside the box, with professional expertise, and a creative mind, in order to conduct the challenging research tasks of the Division.

Your new tasks and responsibilities - challenging and future-oriented
  • Taking part in the strategic and internal organisation of the Institute
  • Managing the whole Division (research findings, staff, resources etc.) and the research areas
  • Interdisciplinary cooperation and communication with the different teams and Divisions of the Institute
  • Collaborating with the Institute's partners on a national and international level (research organisations, industry etc.), making new contacts, taking part in conferences
  • Involvement in the recruiting and supervision of doctoral candidates and graduating students
Your qualifications - solid and appropriate
  • PhD with distinction, preferably in the field of physics (a qualification for directing research would be appreciated)
  • Expertise internationally recognized in at least one of the research domains
  • Several years of professional experience in the following fields: laser, high-power pulse technology, electromagnetic waves, railguns
  • Innovative skills in project and scientific management that make you stand out
  • High self-confidence in order to work closely with partners internal and external to the Institute
  • High integrity and great conflict management skills, as well as solution-oriented communication skills in order to work in an interdisciplinary and heterogeneous environment
  • Perfect command of English and French
  • Outstanding leadership skills

If this challenging description fits your profile, we are looking forward to receiving your complete application, mentioning the following keyword : " DIV-III ".

French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis
Mrs. Isabel BORCHERT
5 rue du Général Cassagnou
BP 70034
68301 SAINT LOUIS CEDEX, France
Phone: (0)3

© ISL 2018 - Realisation ISL - März 2018

Reference: 694250142

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