Website CNPEM ‏ Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS)

To work in the Radio Frequency Group (RF) of the National Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM)

Main Activities

Manage and coordinate the Radiofrequency Group, its activities and team, being also responsible for: – Providing the technical reference for the team regarding the theory, techniques and applications of radiofrequency and related technologies;

– Working towards the technical improvement of the team;

– Identifying and conducting R&D projects related to the use of radiofrequency technologies in applications of interest to the Center;

– Maintaining and improving the technical infrastructure of the group;

– Elaborating technical documentation, and participate in authoring of scientific papers and communication articles;

– Working with other teams in the application and integration of solutions based on the group expertise; – Working in the development of local suppliers of radiofrequency components;

– Interacting with the radiofrequency community of other research centers and prospect possible collaborations.

Required Qualifications

Degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Physical Engineering or related courses;

Desirable Graduate degree (MS or PhD) in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Physical Engineering or related courses;

Solid experience in: – Designing, building and characterising accelerator Radio Frequency systems;

– Specifing and characterizing the building blocks of the system: cavities, amplifiers, LLRF, transmission lines etc;

– Fabrication of RF components for accelerators;

– Instrumentation for radio frequency systems;

– Project development;

– Team coordination; Knowledge in microwave theory and application;

Be familiar with the technology embedded in radio frequency system components;

Be up to date with the technological advances in the field;

Familiarity with electromagnetic simulation programs;

Fluent English (reading, writing and conversation).

Other Information

Here at CNPEM we value respect for diversity in all its forms and understand that people are a fundamental part of our success!


  • Medical Assistance – Unimed;
  • Dental Care – Uniodonto;
  • Life Insurance – Allianz;
  • Private Pension – BrasilPrev;
  • Daycare Assistance;
  • On-site restaurant;
  • Food Voucher – Sodexo (R$600.00/month);
  • Chartered;
  • Transportation Voucher;
  • On-site parking;
  • Club – Free SESC Association;
  • Agreements with companies that offer discounts;

Vacancy reference number 213876

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