The Instrumentation Services and Development Division (ISDD) is one of the 5 Divisions composing the ESRF. Its role is to provide support and R&D services to the divisions in charge of the particle accelerator complex (Accelerator & Source Division) and of the experimental stations (Experiments Division). The ISDD contributes to the leadership of the ESRF in X-ray instrumentation through its R&D programmes embedded in a long-term strategy and by monitoring technology developments worldwide. It comprises 5 Groups covering a range of technical expertise (Mechanical Engineering, Detector & Electronics, etc.), a dozen laboratories and about 160 staff members. The breadth, complexity and variety of activities and projects requires long-term vision, careful project and resource management, as well as international collaborations with academic and industrial partners.
As Head of Division, you will report to the Director General and your missions will be the following:
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.).
The employment contract is permanent, the appointment on the position is for a period of 5 years and renewable.
The European Synchrotron, the ESRF, is an international research centre based in Grenoble, France.
Through its innovative engineering, pioneering scientific vision and a strong commitment from its 700 staff members, the ESRF is recognised as one of the top research facilities worldwide. Its particle accelerator produces intense X-ray beams that are used by thousands of scientists each year for experiments in diverse fields such as biology, medicine, environmental sciences, cultural heritage, materials science, and physics.
Supported by 22 countries, the ESRF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.