APPLIED PHYSICIST – Target area scientist
The suitable candidate will:
• Acquire knowledge of the target area requirements of multi-beam facilities for laser-plasma experiments, by liaising with relevant, active facilities
• Assist senior staff to define the parameters of ELI Beamlines target interaction area devoted to laser-plasma interaction experiments, including beam delivery, target chamber, radiation shielding. The area will host from 2016 2 PW, 30 fs pulses (which can be used to generate secondary sources) and 1 KJ, ns pulse, with options for the delivery of a 10 PW pulse at a later stage.
• In coordination with relevant personnel, device solutions for target delivery and diagnostic insertion in the target area, which are appropriate to the experimental context.
• Contribute as appropriate to technical documents detailing the requirements and the solutions adopted.
• Contribute to the preparation and execution of key plasma physics experiments on the ELI Beamlines facility
Nr of positions available : 1
Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Recognised Researcher (R2)
• The opportunity to participate in this unique scientific project
• Career growth, professional education
• Competitive and motivating salary
• 5 weeks of holidays and other employee benefits
• Pleasant work environment
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|• Candidates are expected to hold a PhD in physics or engineering, or, equivalently, to have 3 years of research experience after the primary degree
• Research experience in either plasma physics or optics would be preferred
• Expertise in large facility operations is desirable
• Creative mind and attention to detail
• Good working knowledge of English
• Excellent organizational skills
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