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Researcher - Joint Oxford/JAI-STFC/RAL Position

Particle Physics

Researcher - Joint Oxford/JAI-STFC/RAL Position
Particle Physics, Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road, Oxford
Grade 8: 38,511 - 45,954 p.a.
The John Adams Institute and Rutherford Laboratory are seeking a highly qualified researcher to work on high intensity hadron beams.

This is a fixed-term position for 2 years jointly funded by STFC. The postholder will provide leadership in the area of intense hadron beams, coordinating such activities with RAL. The duties include responsibility for delivering accelerator science lectures to the JAI graduate students.

The candidate will be based in Oxford and will spend on average 50% of time at RAL, in the ASTeC Intense Beams Group. The successful candidate will have a strong background in maths and physics, a relevant PhD with post-qualification experience in areas related to intense hadron beams and a strong publication record. The candidate will have sufficient experience to develop research projects including knowledge of computational techniques and accelerator codes and a broad knowledge of the challenges of high power proton and ion accelerators; an ability to plan and manage a research project and raise research funds through grants; experience in developing and delivering lectures and demonstrations on accelerator science as well as willingness to travel and spend periods working abroad as necessary.

Informal enquiries about this post may be made to Professor Andrei Seryi.

Only applications received promptly by 12.00 noon on 9 March 2015 can be considered. Please read the "Person Specification and Job Description" before preparing your application. You will be required to upload a 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] geddes1 [at] physics [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk by the closing date. Applications are acknowledged but not reference letters.

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

Application Deadline: 9 March 2015 by 12:00 midday


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