Applied Physicist for Surface Analysis

Employer
CERN
Location
Switzerland
Posted
September 20 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Summary:


* Applied Physicist for Surface Analysis


Description:


* Applied Physicist for Surface Analysis in the Technology Department (TE).


As an applied physicist for surface analysis in the TE-VSC-SCC Section, you will:


* Play a leading role in the operation of the surface analysis systems in the dedicated laboratories of the section (XPS, SEY) and provide the interpreted results in technical reports to collaborators.


* Give advice in order to apply the best analytical methods for a required subject by collaborating with the teams in charge of chemical, physical-chemical and microscopy analysis.


* Take part in the R&D projects involving surface analysis and surface characterization for applications in the LHC, injectors and experiments of CERN.


* Coordinate the improvement of the existing facilities of surface analysis.


* Promote the collaborations with external institutes to access to surface analytical techniques which are not presently available at CERN.


* Write technical reports and scientific publications.


Qualification required:


* PhD (Doctorate) in the fields of physics or material science, or equivalent.


Experience and competencies:


* Proven experience in operation of surface analysis instrumentation and surface characterization by electron spectroscopies.


* Demonstrated experience in surface analysis data handling and interpretation.


* Previous experience in a research and development environment.


* Proven experience in development of instrumentation to be used in ultrahigh vacuum.


* Surface analysis: knowledge in fundamental and applied surface science.


* Knowledge of surface properties.


* Knowledge of materials for UHV technology: knowledge of instrumentation for UHV technology.


* Good knowledge of English is required; ability to draw-up technical specifications and/or scientific reports and to make oral presentations.


* Basic knowledge of French or an undertaking to acquire it rapidly.


Application deadline 18.10.2017


We offer a limited-duration contract for a period of 5 years.


These functions require:


* Participation in a regular stand-by duty, including nights, Sundays and public holidays.


* Work in radiation areas.


* Interventions in underground installations.


* A val id driving licence.


* Work during nights, Sundays and official holidays, when required by the needs of the Organization.


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