The Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL), situated in Grenoble, France, is Europe’s leading research facility for fundamental research using neutrons. The ILL operates the brightest neutron source in the world, and welcomes over 2000 visits of scientists per year to carry out world-class research in a wide variety of scientific fields. We currently have a vacancy: Research Scientist M/F
The ILL Diffraction group operates a large suite of powder and single crystal diffractometers to carry out collaborative research programs in various areas of chemistry, physics, materials science, engineering, and protein structure. We are looking for highly motivated candidates to work on the development of crystallographic algorithms to develop the ‘Crystallographic Fortran Modules Library’ (CrysFML) and FullProf Suite’s programs.
Duties and accountabilities
This position represents an excellent opportunity for young scientists to develop expertise, broaden experience and interact with leading scientists from around the world.
An 18-month minimum “specified-purpose” fixed-term contract funded by the European grant FILL2030.
Further information can be obtained by contacting the Head of the Diffraction Group: Dr Maria Teresa Fernandez Diaz, tel.: +33(0)18.104.22.168.06, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or via www.ill.fr/dif (please do not send your application to this address).
Generous company benefits (expatriation allowance), relocation assistance and language courses may be offered (for more information, please consult our employment conditions).
Qualifications and experience
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.
Please apply via the online application portal
Closing date for submissions: 27/08/2017
Reference number is 17/18
We care about Equal Opportunity and Diversity; therefore we encourage both men and women with relevant qualifications to apply.