Job Vacancy: Division Head, ISIS Spectroscopy and Support Divisio n, ISIS Spallation Neutron Source

M.J.Bull at M.J.Bull at
Fri Jun 25 16:32:42 CDT 1999


Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire

There is a vacancy for a Division Head at the ISIS Spectroscopy and Support
Division as a result of Dr Colin Carlile's recent appointment as Associate
Director of the Institut Laue Langevin.

ISIS at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is the world's leading pulsed
neutron scattering facility. Its provides neutron and muon beams for a 1600
strong international community of researchers in condensed matter science. 

The ISIS Spectroscopy and Support Division occupies a central role at ISIS.
The Division is responsible for sustaining and developing the scientific
programme for inelastic neutron scattering at ISIS; for liaison with the
user community; and for providing technical support for the scientific
programmes on all instruments at ISIS. In addition to managing a staff of 40
and a budget in excess of £2M, the Division Head will be a member of the
ISIS management team and will interact with national and international

The successful candidate will have the potential to manage a large
multidisciplinary team and to provide strong and effective leadership.
He/she will have demonstrated project management skills and will be capable
of controlling a substantial budget and attracting further resources to the
programme. They will be technically innovative and have demonstrated their
ability to interact internationally. They will be a recognised expert in
neutron scattering techniques and their application to scientific problems.

A full job description and person specification is available on request from
Dr Andrew Taylor, Director ISIS, +44 (0)1235 44 6681 or email
<mailto:andrew.taylor at> andrew.taylor at More information
about ISIS and its research programmes is available at <>   

This is a full time appointment and the salary range is between £34,330 &
£51,500. Progression within the salary range is dependent upon performance.
A non-contributory pension scheme, relocation allowance and a generous leave
allowance are also offered. 

Application forms can be obtained from: Recruitment Section, Human Resources
Division, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11
0QX, e-mail recruit at Telephone (01235) 445435 (answerphone) quoting
reference VN1842/99. More information about CLRC is available from CCLRC's
World Wide Web pages at <>  

All applications must be returned by 12 July 1999. Interviews will be held
on Friday 23 July 1999.

The CCLRC is committed to Equal Opportunities and to achieving the Investors
In People standard. A no smoking policy is in operation.

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