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Instrumentation Engineer (M/F)

The Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)

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Job Description

Instrumentation Engineer (M/F)
Specified-purpose 3-year fixed-term contract
Duties:

As a member of the Advanced Neutron Environment team, you will participate in the 1st phase of the NESSE project.

In collaboration with the Large Scale Structures (LSS) and Soft Matter Science & Support (SMSS) teams, you will contribute to the design, manufacturing and commissioning of the following equipment:

In-situ surface tension detector to monitor sample stabilisation independently and allow final neutron data acquisition at optimum times
Next-generation adsorption troughs with thermalized multiple low-volume positions making it possible to conserve precious deuterated materials
New-generation thermalized Langmuir troughs with optimised liquid sample volumes and optimised software capabilities
In-situ Dynamic Light Scattering device on SANS instruments to obtain additional information on samples.

Qualifications & experience:

You hold a university degree or equivalent qualification in Physical Engineering and have a sound knowledge of instrumentation, mechanics, optics, electrical engineering and PLC programming.

You are a team player, you have good organisational skills and a service-oriented approach enabling you to work well with other teams.

Language skills:

As an international research centre, we are particularly keen to ensure that we also attract applicants from outside France. You must have a sound knowledge of English and be willing to learn French (a language course will be paid for by the ILL). Knowledge of German would be an advantage.
Notes:

Specified-purpose 3-year fixed-term contract

Medical fitness for work under ionising radiation is required.

Application must be submitted in English.

Benefits:

Generous company benefits (expatriation allowance), relocation assistance and language courses may be offered for you and your spouse (for more information, please consult our employment conditions).

How to apply:

Please submit your application on-line, no later than 16.05.2016, via our web site: www.ill.eu/careers (vacancy reference: 16/23).
 
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Role

As a member of the Advanced Neutron Environment team, you will participate in the 1st phase of the NESSE project. In collaboration with the Large Scale Structures (LSS) and Soft Matter Science & Support (SMSS) teams, you will contribute to the design, manufacturing and commissioning of the following equipment: In-situ surface tension detector to monitor sample stabilisation independently and allow final neutron data acquisition at optimum times Next-generation adsorption troughs with thermalized multiple low-volume positions making it possible to conserve precious deuterated materials New-generation thermalized Langmuir troughs with optimised liquid sample volumes and optimised software capabilities In-situ Dynamic Light Scattering device on SANS instruments to obtain additional information on samples.

About Us

The Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL), situated in Grenoble, France, is Europe's leading research facility for fundamental research using neutrons. The ILL operates the brightest neutron source in the world, and welcomes 2000 visiting scientists per year to carry out world-class research in a wide variety of scientific fields. In 2016, ILL launched its ambitious NESSE project (New Standards for Sample Environment), which aims to provide and maintain the best experimental capabilities for the ILL’s suite of world-leading instruments. NESSE covers a broad range of areas selected on the basis of feedback from our Users and Instrument Groups

Qualification

university degree or equivalent qualification in Physical Engineering

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