Post-doctoral Fellows in the Electronic Structure, Magnetism and Dynamics Group

Context & Job description

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

 The Electronic Structure, Magnetism and Dynamics Group comprises the following beamlines:

  • ID12 – Polarisation-dependent X-ray Spectroscopy (Rogalev@esrf.fr)
  • ID20 – X-ray Raman and Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering (Christoph.Sahle@esrf.fr)
  • ID26 – X-ray absorption and emission spectroscopy (Pieter.Glatzel@esrf.fr)
  • ID28 – Inelastic x-ray scattering (Alexei.Bossak@esrf.fr)
  • ID32 – Soft X-ray spectroscopy (Brookes@esrf.fr)

We are now hiring post-docs in the fields of physics, chemistry, life science, materials science, earth and environmental sciences.

Further information may be obtained from the scientist in charge of the beamlines.

Expected profile

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

Working conditions

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...).

Company description

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.

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