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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Design of a Temporal Profile Monitor for Ultra-short Electron/Positron Bunches

Particle Physics

Particle Physics, Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road, Oxford
Grade 7: 30,434 - 37,394 p.a.
The John Adams Institute (JAI) for Accelerator Science at the University of Oxford is seeking a postdoctoral research assistant to work on: (a) the design of a Smith-Purcell (SP) profile monitor for fs-long electron/positron bunches, (b) advanced EM concepts for particle acceleration. Responsibilities will include study of the Smith-Purcell emission and profile reconstruction techniques. The researcher will also be involved in the development of our RF laboratory. The researcher will travel to CERN (Switzerland) and DESY (Germany) to participate in research projects. The successful candidate will hold a Doctorate in Accelerator Science or related fields. The following skills and experience are required: proven record of high quality research; proven knowledge of MatLab and programing languages.

The appointment is a full-time, fixed-term (18 months) contract. The position will be based in Oxford and may involve teaching duties of up to 3 hours per week during the University term.

Please read the "Person Specification and Job Description" before preparing your application. You will be required to upload your curriculum vitae, a description of research experience and interests and the names and addresses of three referees as part of your online application. In addition you should arrange for the three letters of reference to be sent to: s [dot] geddes [at] physics [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk by the closing date. Applications will be acknowledged but not the reference letters.

Informal enquiries about this post may be made to Dr Ivan Konoplev (ivan [dot] konoplev [at] physics [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk).

Please also look at the Job Description and Person Specification and apply online.

Application Deadline: 8 April 2015 by 12:00 midday


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