Research Software Engineer
The Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS) operates at the Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz-Zentrum (MLZ) in Garching near Munich a suite of high performance neutron scattering instruments. It provides access to these instruments for scientists from universities and research institutions in Germany and throughout the world. Within the user program more than 1000 scientists visit the MLZ every year to perform experiments in the physical, chemical, biological and materials sciences. In addition, JCNS is actively pursuing a research program in the field of soft matter science and condensed matter physics.
The Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS) operates neutron scattering instruments at the Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz-Zentrum (MLZ) in Garching near Munich. It provides access to these instruments for researchers from Germany and throughout the world. More than 1000 scientists visit the MLZ every year to perform experiments in the physical, chemical, biological and materials sciences. In-house research focuses on soft matter and magnetism.
In the Scientific Computing Group of JCNS at MLZ we develop software for the analysis of scattering experiments. We support instrument users, and participate in exemplary data analyses. We closely cooperate with other European research centres.
We are looking to recruit a
Research Software Engineer
- develop open-source software to reduce, visualize, model, and fit experimental data
- collaborate in large software projects, and become a leader for small to medium projects
- cooperate with instrument scientists to improve data analysis procedures
- participate in exemplary studies from experiment through analysis to publication
- university degree with subsequent PhD in physics or related fields
- experience in scientific software development
- sound knowledge of C++ or Python
- experience with any of the following is a plus: Linux, Qt, CMake, cross-platform development; git, Github or Gitlab, continuous integration; numerical mathematics, Bayesian analysis, machine learning; condensed-matter physics, scattering, spectroscopy, crystallography
- challenging and varied work in a growing multicultural team of enthusiastic professionals
- visibility of our products in the web http://apps.jcns.fz-juelich.de/doku/sc/start, through scientific publications, and at schools and conferences
- a comprehensive further training programme
- flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and private life
- limited for 3 years with possible longer-term prospects
- full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours
- Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD). Depending on the applicant`s qualifications and the precise nature of the tasks, salary grade EG 13 TVöD-Bund.
- depending on the type and scope of the tasks assigned, an additional temporary IT specialist allowance may be considered
We would also like to draw your attention to the position as Data Analysis Software Developer which has been advertised parallel.
Place of employment: Garching (Munich)
Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.
We also welcome applications from disabled persons.
We look forward to receiving your application, preferably online via our online recruitment system, until 15.09.2019, quoting the reference number 2019-276.
Questions about the vacancy?
Contact us by mentioning the reference
number 2019-276: firstname.lastname@example.org
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