Accelerator Physicist for RF Operation and Beam Studies

£6685.26 - £9546.11 per month
15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
CERN European
Job Type
Accelerator Physicist for Radio Frequency Operation and Beam Studies in the Beams Department (BE), Radio-Frequency Group (RF), BR section (BR).

Qualification required

Master's degree or PhD, or equivalent relevant experience in the fields of electrical engineering or physics, or equivalent.

Experience and competencies

The technical competencies required for this post are:

  • Knowledge of longitudinal single-particle dynamics.
  • Knowledge of collective effects
  • Accelerator performance analysis and optimization.
  • Beam dynamics simulation.
  • Application of beam pick-up devices.

The language competencies required are:

  • Spoken and written English or French; ability to understand and speak the other language in professional contexts.
  • Ability to draw-up technical specifications and/or scientific reports and to make oral presentations in at least one of the two languages.

Eligibility conditions

Diversity has been an integral part of CERN's mission since its foundation and is an established value of the Organization. Employing a diverse workforce is central to our success.

We welcome applications from all Member States and Associate Member States.

This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should normally reach us no later than 25.10.2017.

By applying here, you allow CERN to consider your application for any position it considers relevant with respect to your profile. Please ensure you update your profile regularly with any relevant information and that you inform the recruitment service if you wish your file to be removed from the database.

Note on Employment Conditions

We offer a limited-duration contract for a period of 5 years. Limited-duration contracts shall terminate by default on their date of expiry. Subject to certain conditions, holders of limited-duration contracts may apply for an indefinite position.

These functions require:

  • Participation in a regular stand-by duty, including nights, Sundays and public holidays.
  • Work in radiation areas.
  • Interventions in underground installations.
  • A valid driving licence.
  • Work during nights, Sundays and official holidays, when required by the needs of the Organization.

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