Postdoctoral fellow on ID31

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

 ID31 is a beamline dedicated to high energy x-ray reflectivity, diffraction and imaging studies of buried interface structures. In particular, you will be involved in the development of the surface and interface science programme.

Further information may be obtained from Veijo Honkimäki (tel.: +33 (0)4 76 88 27 25, email: or Jakub Drnec (tel.: +33 (0)4 38 88 19 16, email:


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


Contract of 18 months, renewable for a further 6 to 18-month period.

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 annual gross salary may be completed by additional allowances (shift allowance, standby allowance, expatriation allowance, etc.).

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