Accelerator Physicist (Collective Effects)

£6560.12 - £9367.41 per month
14 Dec 2017
11 Jan 2018
CERN European
Job Type
Accelerator Physicist (Collective Effects) in the Beams Department (BE), Accelerator and Beam Physics Group (ABP), Hadron Synchrotrons Coherent effects (HSC) Section.

Qualification required

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

Experience and competencies

The technical competencies required for this post are:

  • Impedance computation: and simulation: ABCI, ANSYS HFSS, CST STUDIO (MAFIA), GdfidL, ECHO2D, ACE3P.
  • Knowledge of accelerator physics theory.
  • Beam dynamics simulation: knowledge of multi-particle simulation codes such as PyHEADTAIL.
  • Accelerator performance analysis & optimization.
  • Knowledge of collective effects.

The language competencies required are:

  • Spoken and written English: 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.
  • Knowledge of the French language or the willingness to acquire this rapidly would be an advantage.

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 18.01.2018.

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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:

  • Work in radiation areas.
  • interventions in underground installations.
  • Stand-by duty, when required by the needs of the Organization.
  • Work during nights, Sundays and official holidays, when required by the needs of the Organization.

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