UK:Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Accelerator Physics at University of London

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Duration: Full time, 2 Year Fixed Term Contract.

Salary :is in the range £32,558 to £36,357 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

Description: John Adams Institute for Accelerator Physics at Department of Physics, Royal Holloway, University of London invites applications for the post of Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Accelerator Physics to work on industrialisation of precision beam position diagnostics for particle accelerators.
The position is offered as part of the STFC-funded project “Industrialisation of cavity beam position monitors”. The successful candidate will aid the knowledge transfer and industrial research in a partnership with FMB-Oxford, and spend about 50% of time at the partner’s premises in Oxford. The project also foresees frequent travel to experiment locations in the UK and occasional visits to international facilities and conferences.

Eligibility: Applicants are required to have a PhD in physics, engineering or related field with some postdoctoral experience (or an equivalent experience in industry), a record of high-quality research, experience of working in international collaborations and independently. Essential skills also include knowledge in radio frequency/microwave techniques, structures and electronics, electromagnetic simulations, programming, and written and oral communication.

Duration :This is a full time post, available from the 1st of January 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter for a fixed term period of 2 years. This post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion: please contact Dr Alexey Lyapin  or Dr Stewart Boogert

To apply :please visit The RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 41 4241.

If you are a RHUL employee and have been notified that you are currently at risk of redundancy and wish to apply for this role, please click here.

Please quote the reference: X0713/7333

Closing Date: Midnight, 15th September 2013 

Interview Date: Early October 2013

The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

note: We particularly welcome female applicants as they are under-represented at this level in the Department of Physics within Royal Holloway, University of London. 

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