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Job posted by institutul national de cercetare-dezvoltare pentru fizica si inginerie nucleara Horia Hulubei (IFIN) (24/02/2014 12.24)

Post-Doctoral Research Assistants at Extreme Light Infrastructure – Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP)

Extreme Light Infrastructure – Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP), a new Center for Scientific Research for a broad range of science domains: fundamental physics, nuclear physics, astrophysics, applications in material science, life sciences and nuclear materials management.
Objectives :Building the facility (2013-2014),
Purchasing the two major pieces of Equipment: two high power lasers and the gamma beam system (2013-2017), Preparing the TDRs for the experiments and auxiliary laboratories,Promoting the future multidisciplinary research opportunities of ELI-NP to users, Defining and implementing the conditions necessary for the future operation
Inplementation phase of the Project: to ensure the timely delivery and the commissioning of the two systems, their integration with the construction. The design and development of the ELI-NP experimental areas will be performed. Operational phase: pursuing the scientific program of ELI-NP and maintaining the best performance of the systems.


Post-doctoral research assistants will ensure part of the scientific expertise needed to prepare the ELI-NP experiments.
Post-doctoral research assistants will pursue their activity in the working groups led by Research Scientists, while the personal initiative concerning scientific research will be also encouraged.
Main responsabilities:
• Improving scientific knowledge and competencies in ELI-NP research topics.
•Performing specific tasks within the Research Activity led by a Research Scientist;
• Participating in scientific meetings and conferences;
• Participating in the elaboration of the Technical Design Reports (TDRs) for ELI-NP experiments;
• Participating in specific activities during the installation and commissioning phase;
• Providing support for the preparation of the technical documents for the acceptance of Project’s deliverables.

Nr of positions available : 10

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Career Stage

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)

Research Profiles

First Stage Researcher (R1)


motivating salary based on qualifications and experience; social insurance; medical insurance

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PhD degree in fields related to the research activity at ELI-NP;
• A good knowledge of the scientific field relevant for ELI-NP;
• Fluent in English.
The candidate should be available to travel abroad for scientific collaboration at various research infrastructures, for part of his time.


Required Research Experiences
Main Research Field Physics
Sub Research Field Other
Required Languages
Language ENGLISH
Language Level Good
Required Education Level
Degree Field Physics
Degree PhD or equivalent
Required Research Experiences
Years of Research Experience 1
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Horia Hulubei National Institute for Research & Development in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH)

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Ilfov county


Reactorului Street, no.30

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Horia Hulubei National Institute for Research & Development in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH)

Reactorului Street, no.30
- Magurele
Ilfov county - ROMANIA
email human.resources@eli-np.rohttp://