Date Posted 11/26/10

Diamond Light Source is a new synchrotron and a leading scientific facility of its type in the world. Located on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in South Oxfordshire, we host facilities supporting cutting edge research in all fields of science.

Post Doctoral Research Assistant in Accelerator Physicist/Senior Accelerator Physicist

Ref: DIA0566/SB

Grade 5: 28k - 39k/Grade 4 (higher level): 36k - 49k

Fixed-term three years (renewable)

Diamond Light Source Ltd. wishes to appoint a Post Doctoral Research Assistant to work in the Accelerator Physics Group within the Diamond Technical Division. Appointments to a Senior Researcher position might be considered for candidates with adequate experience.

You will be required to carry out studies to model and optimise the performance of the Diamond accelerators under all required operating conditions. You will contribute to producing the relevant procedures, high level software tools and is expected to deal proficiently with large scale simulations. You will participate in Machine Physics studies to improve the performance and the understanding of the Diamond accelerators.

For appointment at the higher level, you will have a thorough knowledge of Accelerator Physics. Familiarity with Free Electron Lasers will be an advantage.

Diamond is committed to equality of opportunities for all, and offer a competitive salary (dependent upon skills, qualifications and experience), comprehensive benefits, an index-linked pension scheme and flexible working hours.

For an application form and further information including work visa requirements, please visit our website at telephone our recruitment line on 01235 778218 or write to us at the address below, quoting the appropriate reference number.

Closing date: 28th January 2011.

For further information about this role please visit:

Diamond Light Source Ltd, Diamond House, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0DE

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