The European Spallation Source ESS AB will design, build and operate a multi-disciplinary, large-scale research infrastructure based on the worldâ€™s most powerful neutron source. ESS will provide scientists with unique and powerful neutron scattering instruments for the study of a large range of materials â€“ from polymers and pharmaceuticals to membranes and molecules. The ESS project is partnered by 17 European countries, and hosted by Sweden and Denmark. The ESS will be built in Lund, Sweden, by a collaboration of European scientists and engineers. ESS is planned to produce the first neutrons by 2019. When the facility is in full operation 2025, ESS has around 450 employees.
ESS aim to ensure that staff are employed on the basis of ability and the requirements of the job, and that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of race, religion, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.
Description of position/department The Detector group is part of the Instrument Support Division under the Science Directorate. The Instrument Support Division provides the technological tools required for the design, construction and operation of the neutron instruments at ESS. The detector group is currently focused on performing the necessary research and development for alternatives to He-3 detectors for neutron detection.
Description of main responsibilities
The successful candidate will provide simulation expertise for the detector group. This is in close collaboration with existing efforts at FRM-II in Munich and the ILL in Grenoble. This collaboration focuses upon gaseous detectors, with thin layers of Boron-10 as a converter material. The successful candidate will lead this collaborative effort and build upon existing results in order to understand the performance and optimise the design of future such detectors.
What ESS can offer
Both candidates who have recently finished their PhD and those with several years of relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.
Application & Contact
Please provide your curriculum vitae and covering letter in English by clicking on “apply” and following the instructions.
It is a requirement of our application process that the names and contact details (e-mail address and phone number) of three references be provided.
For further information regarding the position, please contact Richard Hall-Wilton, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR Officer, Charlotta Olsson, Charlotta.Olsson@esss.se.
We look forward to receiving your application.
0 - 2 years
2 - 5 years
|Job Location:||Lund, Sweden|