20. March 2016 - Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
Research Scientist in Condensed Matter Physics (M/F)
ILL: Research Scientist in Condensed Matter Physics (M/F)
20. March 2016 - Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
Research Scientist in Condensed Matter Physics (M/F)
ILL: Research Scientist in Condensed Matter Physics (M/F)
Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)

Grenoble, France

Description of Institution

The Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) is an international centre for scientific research situated in Grenoble, France. It is Europe’s leading neutron science facility. We receive over 2000 visiting scientists per year to carry out world-class research in a wide variety of scientific fields.

Job description

Working on IN20, your main missions will be to:

  • Co-manage the instrument
  • Provide the instrument users with support for performing their experiments and collecting and analysing the relevant data under optimal conditions
  • Initiate development and maintenance
  • Develop your own scientific work and establish strong collaborations
  • Promote neutron science, with particular emphasis to ILL, within the scientific community and the general public.

Fixed-term contract of 3 years renewable for a further 2-year period.
Further information can be obtained by contacting the head of the Three-Axis Spectrometer Group: Dr. BÖHM Martin, e-mail: (please do not send your application to this address).
Application must be submitted in English.

Generous company benefits (expatriation allowance), relocation assistance and language courses may be offered for you and your spouse (for more information, please consult our employment conditions).

Requested Profile

Qualifications and experience:
You have:

  • a Ph.D. in condensed matter physics, or equivalent qualification
    Experience in neutron scattering, knowledge in magnetism and crystallography, and an interest in the collective dynamics of magnetic materials
  • Practical skills in instrumentation and software development.
  • Some experience with polarized neutrons is desirable.

Language skills:
As an international research centre, we are particularly keen to ensure that we also attract applicants from outside France. You must have a sound knowledge of English and be willing to learn French (a language course will be paid for by the ILL). Knowledge of German would be an advantage.

How to Apply

Please submit your application with a list of publications and the name of 3 references (including one from your present work place) on-line, no later than 17/04/2016, via our web site: http://www.ill.eu/careers (vacancy reference: 16/16).
The interviews will take place on Thursday 19 or Friday 20 May 2016.

We care about Equal Opportunity and Diversity; therefore we encourage both men and women with relevant qualifications to apply.

17. April 2016
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