Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) - operates Europe's leading research facility for basic research with neutrons in Grenoble (France). The passion for progress and technology unites us and makes innovation in science and research possible every day. Let's work together to change our society and our world for the better.
You will receive training on the recoil separator LOHENGRIN and the gamma-ray spectroscopy programme at FIPPS, allowing you to familiarise yourself fully with the scientific possibilities of the entire instrument suite for experiments involving fission and other neutron-induced reactions.
Further information can be obtained by contacting the Head of the NPP group: Dr. Michael Jentschel - e-mail: email@example.com (please do not send your application to this address).
You hold a PhD in physics and have a strong knowledge of experimental nuclear physics. Some professional experience as a Post-doc in a research institution would be an advantage. The post represents an excellent opportunity for a postdoctoral scientist to develop expertise, broaden his/her experience and interact with leading scientists from around the world. Applications from more experienced scientists able to obtain a secondment period from their home institution will also be considered.
A hub for research and technology, the city of Grenoble is ideally located in the heart of the French Alps (just 3 hours from Paris/Provence by train, 1 hour from Lyon international airport and 1 ½ hours from Geneva). It is important for us that our staff achieve a healthy work-life balance. We therefore offer home working (under certain conditions), generous annual paid leave entitlement and a host of other benefits that you will discover when you arrive!
Prospects We guarantee you a stable fixed-term contract of 5 years in a multicultural scientific environment.
Benefits We offer generous social benefits (expatriation allowance, excellent health cover), moving and relocation assistance (under certain conditions) and an annual productivity bonus. We also offer language courses for you and your partner and subsidies for the use of public transport and the staff canteen, as well as for holidays and a variety of cultural and sports activities.
Then why not take your next career step with us by applying online - preferably in English - via our career portal by 28.08.2022, quoting reference number 22/18 with a list of publications and the names of 3 referees, including one from your present work place. Please note that all applicants are subject to administrative screening. For this post, medical fitness for work under ionising radiation is required.
We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity and therefore welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates.