New Post at ISIS
S.Howells at rl.ac.uk
S.Howells at rl.ac.uk
Wed Nov 24 08:52:13 CST 1999
I would be grateful if you would bring this advertisement for a new post at
the OU/RAL to anyone in your department that may be interested.
Many thanks....................Mike Johnson (RAL) and Lyndon Edwards (OU)
THE OPEN UNIVERSITY INVESTING IN RESEARCH
DEPARTMENT OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING, FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY
RESEARCH FELLOW IN THE ENGINEERING USE OF NEUTRONS
(Temporary three year post)
An excellent research opportunity is available for a post-doctoral
candidates with a background in Engineering, Physicalor Computational
The post is a three-year appointment, funded by the EPSRC as part of a 2.5
million pound program to design and build
ENGIN-X a next-generation engineering stress neutron diffractometer. This
instrument is expected to provide 10 times
the performance of presently available machines. The large increase in
data acquisition rate inherent in the ENGIN-X
design means that it is vitally important that innovative data handling
improvements are also made to enable
experimentalists to keep pace with their measurements. The primary
responsibility of this position will be to develop the software to enable
the true potential of ENGIN-X to be realised. The post will be based
within the Instrument
Development team at ISIS, the world's premiere spallation neutron source
which is located at the Rutherford Appleton
Laboratory near Didcot in Oxfordshire. Details of ISIS can be obtained
The appointment will be made on the Research Staff Grade 1A scale, within
the salary range £16,286 - £24,479 p.a.
depending on qualifications and experience. Appointment as a Research
Fellow requires a PhD or three years
equivalent in quality of achievement.
Informal enquiries about the post can be made to Dr Lyndon Edwards on
(01908) 653385 or Dr Michael Fitzpatrick on
Further particulars, an application form and access details for disabled
applicants are available from Miss J. Hegarty,
e-mail j.hegarty at open.ac.uk, or telephone 01908 652833. There is a 24-hour
answering service on 01908 654144.
Further particulars are also available from
Closing date for applications: 16 December.
Disabled applicants whose skills and experience meet the requirements of
the job will be interviewed. Please let us
know if you need your copy of the further particulars in large print, on
computer disk, or on audio cassette tape.
Hearing impaired persons may make enquiries on Milton Keynes (01908)
654901 (Minicom answerphone).
The University offers a wide range of jobs with excellent training and
career development opportunities. We actively
promote equal opportunities in education and employment and welcome
applications from all sections of the
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