[Neutron] Instruments Project Engineer at ESS

Charlotta Olsson Charlotta.Olsson at esss.se
Thu Feb 23 08:04:24 CET 2012

Instruments Project Engineer
The Science Directorate at the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, invites applications for two "Instruments Project Engineers".

Description of position/department
The Instrument Project Engineers will work within the Instruments Division under the Science Directorate. The mission of the Instruments Division is to design, construct and operate the neutron instruments of the ESS, which currently numbers 6 instrument scientists. For the construction phase, the staffing will increase to include post-docs and project engineers, both working closely with the instrument scientists to fulfill the mission of the Division. Close collaboration with scientists and engineers in Target Division and Programme Office is essential to achieve our mission. 

Description of main responsibilities
The Instrument Project Engineers will be placed in the Instruments Division of the Science Directorate and will coordinate activities closely with the Chief Instrument Project Engineer at the ESS Programme Office. She/he will work closely with instrument scientists and undertake engineering design and project management of individual neutron instrument construction projects and their final installation. It will also be expected that the instrument project engineers support the project office in preparing ESS for instrument construction by implementing instrument construction codes and guidelines as well as project specifications. 
Higher education degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.
Experience in instrument construction and project management in a scientific facility.
Experience in instrument construction and project management in a leading neutron scattering facility, is desirable.
Experience of working in an international environment is essential. 
Excellent oral and written English skills are a prerequisite; knowledge of other European languages would be an advantage.
What ESS can offer
Opportunity to work in an international environment.
A unique opportunity to be involved from an early stage, in the development of a world-leading centre for materials research.
Possibility for personal development.
Relocation assistance, family support and Swedish language courses are offered.
Duration & Location
The position is permanent. Your work place will be situated in Lund, Sweden. 

Start date
The position is to be filled as soon as possible.

Application & Contact
Please provide your curriculum vitae and covering letter in English by entering http://www.ess-scandinavia.eu/open-positions. It is a requirement of our application process that the names and contact details (e-mail address and phone number) of three references be provided. The deadline for applications is 16th March 2012. 

Please note we only accept applications via the ESS website

For further information regarding the position, please contact Head of the Instrument Division, Dr Ken Andersen, ken.andersen[at]esss.se. For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR Officer, Charlotta Olsson, charlotta.olsson[at]esss.se.
We look forward to receiving your application.

The European Spallation Source ESS AB will design, build and operate a multi-disciplinary, large-scale research infrastructure based on the world’s most powerful neutron source. ESS will provide scientists with unique and powerful neutron scattering instruments for the study of a large range of materials – from polymers and pharmaceuticals to membranes and molecules. The ESS project is partnered by 17 European countries, and hosted by Sweden and Denmark. The ESS will be built in Lund, Sweden, by a collaboration of European scientists and engineers. ESS is planned to produce the first neutrons by 2019. When the facility is in full operation 2025, ESS has around 450 employees.

ESS aim to ensure that staff are employed on the basis of ability and the requirements of the job, and that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of race, religion, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

(We have made our media choice regarding recruitments and kindly decline contact with media sellers.)

Charlotta Olsson
HR Officer

European Spallation Source ESS AB
P.O Box 176, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Visiting address: Tunavägen 24, 223 63 Lund

Mobile: +46 721 79 20 25
Phone: +46 46 888 30 25
E-mail: charlotta.olsson at esss.se


New phone number and new visiting address from 1st Feb 2012 ***

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