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Job details

Junior Researcher

About this job

Company & location
ELI - Beamlines, Czech Republic
Last updated
Nov 6, 2017

The ELI (Extreme Light Infrastructure) Project is an integral part of the European plan to build the next generation of large research facilities. ELI-Beamlines as a cutting edge laser facility is currently being constructed in Prague, Czech Republic; its commissioning is scheduled for end of 2017. ELI will be delivering ultra-short, ultra-intense laser pulses lasting typically a few tens of femtoseconds (100 fs) with peak power projected to reach 10 PW. It will make available time synchronized laser beams over a wide range of intensities for multi-disciplinary applications in physics, medicine, biology, material science etc. The high laser electric field intensities of the laser pulse will be also used for generating secondary sources of e- and p+ and high-energy photons. The research group RP2 (X-ray sources) is expanding and recruiting physicists in relevant fields for the design/development of the facility and for preparation of future experimental activities.

In our team we therefore have the following position available:

Junior Researcher

The candidate is supposed to work predominantly on the following topics:

• Implementation and operation of laser driven secondary sources of XUV and x-ray
radiation at the ELI Beamlines facility
• Technical support of the experimental programme at ELI and other local or foreign
laser laboratories before the ELI Beamlines facility will be operational
• Participation in planning, purchasing and other administrative tasks

Requirements:
• An university degree (BSc, MSc or PhD) in physics or engineering
• Knowledge of optics and vacuum technology
• Fluent in English for speaking and writing; knowledge of Czech is a plus
• High level of self-motivation, ability to work in a team as well as independently

Job conditions:
• The opportunity to participate in this unique scientific project
• Career growth, professional education
• Competitive and motivating salary
• 5 weeks of holiday and other employee benefits

Applications, containing CV, cover letter, contacts of references, and any other material the candidate considers relevant, should be sent to Mrs. Jana Ženíšková, HR specialist (jana.zeniskova@eli-beams.eu, +420 - 601560322). Please include the following text in your cover letter, to allow us to process your personal details:

I agree that, according to the decree 101/2000 coll. (Czech Republic), my personal details sent to FZU AV CR, v.v.i., Na Slovance 2, 18221 Praha 8, Czech Republic can be used for the purpose of obtaining employment and management of database of employment candidates. This permission is given for the period of one year and can be at any time withdrawn by giving a notice in writing.