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Job posted by institutul national de cercetare-dezvoltare pentru fizica si inginerie nucleara Horia Hulubei (IFIN) (24/02/2014 12.27)

Junior Researcher at Extreme Light Infrastructure – Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP) [ Research Scientist (CS) and Research Scientist III (CSIII) ]

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 operationImplementation 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.


Junior Researchers will ensure part of the scientific expertise needed in the operation and development of the experiments of ELI-NP.Junior researchers will pursue their activity in working groups led by Senior Researchers, while the personal research and collaboration initiative will be encouraged.Main responsibilities:Junior Researchers will:•participate to research activities led by Senior Researchers;•take part in scientific meetings and conferences;•take part in the definition and development of the ELI-NP experimental areas.Main tasks:•Performing the specific tasks within the Research Activity led by a Senior Researcher; •Participating in scientific meetings and conferences;•Participating in the preparation of the Technical Design Reports (TDRs) for the experimental areas of ELI-NP; •Participating in the specific activities during commissioning and installation phase; •Providing support for the preparation of the technical documents for the acceptance of Project’s deliverables.

Nr of positions available : 10

Research Fields

Physics - Other

Career Stage

Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)

Research Profiles

Established Researcher (R3)


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; • At least 2 years of experience (CS) and 4 years (CSIII) in research and development or higher education, out of which at least 1 year (CS) and 2 years (CSIII) of experience in nuclear, laser physics or other ELI-NP related fields;
•Very good knowledge in a 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 their time.


Required Education Level
Degree PhD or equivalent
Degree Field Physics
Required Research Experiences
Main Research Field Physics
Sub Research Field Other
Years of Research Experience 4
Required Languages
Language ENGLISH
Language Level Good
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Horia Hulubei National Institute for Research & Development in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH)




Ilfov county


Bucharest - Magurele


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
- Bucharest - Magurele
Ilfov county - ROMANIA