[Neutron] Open Position at PSI/SINQ - Head of Laboratory for Neutron Scattering

SINQ sinq at psi.ch
Fri Jul 16 13:03:19 CEST 2010

The Paul Scherrer Institute is with 1300 employees the largest research centre for the natural and engineering sciences in Switzerland and a worldwide leading user laboratory. Its research activities are concentrated on the three main topics of solid-state physics, energy and environmental research as well as human health.

The Swiss Neutron Source (SINQ) at PSI is a world-class neutron sattering facility devoted to high-profile research in the natural sciences. The facility is used by experimentalists from PSI, university groups and industrial companies. We seek to recruit the

                     *********   Head of Laboratory for Neutron Scattering (LNS)   *************

Your tasks:

As head of laboratory you will be responsible for the staff, the beamlines and the user programme for neutron scattering. In addition, you will support the department head in defining the department’s strategy. You will also be responsible for outreach to similar institutions and users of our facilities in Switzerland and worldwide and for the acquisition of income/projects from external sources.

Your profile:

You hold a PhD in natural sciences and are an active and recognized scientist using neutron scattering as a key research tool. You have experience in leading projects and inspiring mixed groups of scientists, engineers and technical staff. You have excellent communication skills in English and/or German and are a team oriented personality.

For further information please contact: Dr Kurt Clausen, phone +41 79 445 03 06, kurt.clausen at psi.ch

Please submit your application including CV quoting the ref. code by e-mail to thomas.erb at psi.ch or to Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources, ref. code 3300, Thomas Erb, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland.

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