[Neutron] Vacancy for a Research Scientist at ILL
recruitment at ill.fr
Tue Sep 18 16:25:15 CDT 2007
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,
reliably delivering intense neutron beams to 40 unique scientific
instruments. The Institute welcomes 1700 visiting scientists per year to
carry out world-class research in solid-state physics, crystallography,
soft matter, biology, chemistry and fundamental physics. Funded
primarily by its three founder members: France, Germany and the United
Kingdom, the ILL has also signed scientific collaboration agreements
with 10 other European countries. The Science Division currently has a
vacancy for a :
*RESEARCH SCIENTIST - crystallography - (m/f)*
Working within the Diffraction Group at ILL you will be involved in
day-to-day running of a single crystal diffractometer. The range of
science covered in the Diffraction Group is very broad going from
structural aspects of hard condensed matter physics (structural phase
transitions, magnetism, high pressure, etc.) to chemical crystallography
(small and medium molecules, hydrogen bonding, etc). we are looking in
particular for a second instrument responsible for the D10. In addition
to carrying out a personal research programme, you will also participate
in the development and operation of the instrument and assist ILL's
visiting scientists with their experiments on diffraction instruments at
/Qualifications and experience:/**
Ph.D. in physics or chemistry.
We are particularly interested in highly motivated candidates with
experience in crystallography (single crystal).. Computer programming
skills and/or high pressure experience are highly desirable.
The post represents an excellent opportunity for a young postdoctoral
scientist to develop expertise, broaden experience and interact with
leading scientists from around the world. Applications from more
experienced scientists who are able to obtain a secondment period from
their home institute will also be considered.
Fixed-term contract : 5 years.
Generous company benefits (adaptation and expatriation allowance),
relocation assistance and language courses may be offered.
Further information can be obtained by contacting the head of the
Diffraction Group: Dr. J. Rodriguez-Carvajal, email: jrc at ill.fr or via
Please submit your application on line, no later than *31.10.2007*, via
our website: http://www.ill.fr/vacancies.html (Vacancy reference: *07/37*)
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