Post-doctoral Researchers in the field of X-ray spectroscopy

Website esrfsynchrotron The European Synchrotron (ESRF)

  • Contract type: Time-limited contract
  • Salary range: 42k€
  • Contract duration: 18 months, renewable for a further 6 to 18-month period

Context & Job description

You will participate in ongoing in-house research programmes, and in the operation of the beamline, including providing support to external users as local contact.

 The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility runs the following beamlines with applications in X-ray spectroscopy:

We are now hiring post-docs in the fields of physics, chemistry, life science, materials science, cultural heritage, earth and environmental sciences.

Further information may be obtained from the scientist in charge of the beamline.

Expected profile

  • PhD in chemistry, physics, or closely related science obtained less than 3 years ago.
  • A strong background in X-ray spectroscopy is desirable.
  • Ability to interact with multi-disciplinary staff and facility users.
  • Proficiency in English (working language at the ESRF).

Working conditions

We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to support your quality of life and your installation in the Grenoble area when relocation is needed.

The monthly salary may be complemented by additional allowances upon eligibility (expatriation allowance, etc…).

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