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Helm­holtz-Zen­trum Dres­den-Ros­sen­dorf e.V.

Through cutting-edge research in the fields of ENERGY, HEALTH and MATTER, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) solves some of the pressing societal and industrial challenges of our time. Join our 1.500 employees from more than 70 nations at one of our six research sites!

At the Institute of Radiooncology – OncoRay scientists specializing in medicine, physics, biology and IT work together to crucially improve the treatment of cancer by administering radiation therapy that is biologically-personalized and technically-optimized.

The Department of "Medical Radiation Physics" is looking for a Postdoc (f/m/d) for Prompt Gamma-Ray based Treatment Verification.

Postdoc (f/m/d) for Prompt Gamma-Ray based Treatment Verification

Working field:

  • Translational research in the field of treatment verification in particle therapy
  • Development of new methods and technologies for radiation detection and imaging
  • Independent research activity, publication of results in peer reviewed journals and on conferences
  • Supervision of master and PhD students in the areas mentioned
  • Assumption of responsibility for sub-projects, participation in teaching and the preparation of project applications


  • Successfully completed PhD in the field of Physics, Engineering or comparable natural sciences
  • Interests in multidisciplinary collaboration with medical physicists and doctors for first-in-human applications
  • Very good knowledge in the fields of medical physics, nuclear physics, the interaction of radiation and matter and detector physics
  • An affinity to experimental work in connection with the development of software for data analysis and modelling, as well as practical experience in dealing with radiation detectors and associated electronics as well as object-oriented programming and machine learning
  • Knowledge of clinical processes and requirements in proton therapy
  • Helpful are practical experience in dealing with:

  • Tools for the analysis of complex listmode data (e.g. root, python)
  • Particle transport codes (Geant4 / MCNP / Fluka)
  • Jupyter notebooks
  • Machine Learning

What we offer:

  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
  • A wide range of qualification opportunities and individual career counselling provided by the Postdoc Center HZDR-TUD
  • Salary and social benefits in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund) including 30 days of paid holiday leave, company pension scheme (VBL)
  • We support a good work-life balance with the possibility of part-time employment, mobile working and flexible working hours
  • Numerous company health management offerings
  • Employee discounts with well-known providers via the platform Corporate Benefits
  • An employer subsidy for the VVO job ticket

How to apply:

Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) only via our Online-application-system: