Student assistant (m/f/d)


The Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ) is a leading research institution in the area of science & technology as well as service & transfer of crystalline materials. Our goal is to enable solutions for urgent societal challenges (e.g. communication, artificial intelligence, climate protection, health etc.) by modern electronic & photonic technologies. The work covers the full spectrum from basic over applied research up to pre-industrial development and is performed in collaboration with national and international partners from university, academy and industry. The institute is part of Forschungsverbund Berlin ( and a member of the Leibniz Association You can find more details on the institute webpage:  

We are currently looking for a 

Student assistant (m/f/d)

for the topic: 

 “Characterization of optical transmission properties of laser mirrors”

The candidate will perform transmission measurements using a state-of-the-art spectrophotometer to determine the precise transmission characteristics of a large variety of laser mirrors available in the research group ‘Center for Laser-Materials’ (ZLM) at the IKZ. These data will be implemented into an existing software and support the ZLM researchers in their choice of suitable mirrors for planned laser experiments.

We offer state-of-the art equipped laboratories, a dedicated team and a friendly and productive working environment. 

 Your tasks

  • Transmission measurements using a state-of-the-art spectrophotometer
  • Basic processing of the acquired data and implementation into a software
  • ·   Labeling and sorting of laser mirrors
  • ·   Communication of your results and participation in group meetings

Your profile

  • Student of physics, chemistry or a related topic
  • Interest in working in scientific laboratories
  • Organized and reliable working style
  • Reliable fixed dates for working (advance booking of devices is required)
  • Ability to communicate in English language in an international group
  • Programming skills are not required

The position is limited to the end of the summer semester 2024, an extension is planned depending on the availability of the candidate. We offer the possibility for Bachelor and Master thesis in related topics. The expected weekly working time is about 8 hours (to be negotiated, preferably one full day per week, other schemes are feasible). The salary is 13.00 € per hour. There is equality for applicants of all genders. Qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. Among equally qualified applicants, preference will be given to disabled candidates.

For further information about the project please contact PD Dr. habil. Christian Kränkel,
Phone +49 30 6392 3019.

Are you interested?
Then apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below with a short letter of motivation and a basic curriculum vitae or contact Christian Kränkel directly. The call is open for a start as soon as possible.

 We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ)

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Location: Germany, Berlin
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