Postdoctoral fellow on ID31

Context & Job description

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

 ID31 is a beamline dedicated to high energy x-ray reflectivity, diffraction and imaging studies of buried interface structures. In particular, you will be involved in the development of the surface and interface science programme.

Further information may be obtained from Veijo Honkimäki (tel.: +33 (0)4 76 88 27 25, email: honkimak@esrf.fr) or Jakub Drnec (tel.: +33 (0)4 38 88 19 16, email: drnec@esrf.fr).

Expected profile

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

Working conditions

Contract of 18 months, renewable for a further 6 to 18-month period.

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 annual gross salary may be completed by additional allowances (shift allowance, standby allowance, 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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