Subject: [Neutron] Open Position at SINQ - PSI - Laboratory for Neutron Scattering
From: SINQ
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2009 08:18:51 +0100

The Paul Scherrer Institute with 1300 employees is 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.

For the direct geometry Time-Of-Flight instrument FOCUS at the spallation neutron source SINQ, the Laboratory for Neutron Scattering (PSI & ETH Zurich) is looking for an

                                               ***********   Instrument Scientist   ***************

Your tasks:

- Operation and further development of the FOCUS instrument
- Support for external users during their stay at PSI
- Research in the field of molecular spectroscopy or stochastic processes in condensed matter
- Publishing of research results in scientific literature and presentation at international conferences
- Supervision of Master and PhD students

Your profile:

The successful candidate should hold a PhD degree in Physics or Chemistry and have a track record in publications. Several years experience with inelastic neutron scattering using Time-Of-Flight and/or Backscattering spectrometers are desirable. You have interest in instrumentation development and are a flexible team worker who is able to lead mid-term projects. Knowledge of neutron scattering instrumentation and scientific data analysis is required as well as good communication skills in English.

For further information please contact: Dr Bertrand Roessli, phone +41 (0)56 310 44 01,

Please submit your application to: Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources, Ref. code 3302-01, Thomas Erb, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland or to:
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