Beamline technician ID21

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Grenoble, RHONE ALPES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 24 Oct 2020

The European Synchrotron, the ESRF, is an international research centre based in Grenoble, France.

Through its innovative engineering, pioneering scientific vision and a strong commitment from its 700 staff members, the ESRF is recognised as one of the top research facilities worldwide. Its particle accelerator produces intense X-ray beams that are used by thousands of scientists each year for experiments in diverse fields such as biology, medicine, environmental sciences, cultural heritage, materials science, and physics.

Supported by 22 countries, the ESRF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.

ID21 is a beamline dedicated to micro X-ray Spectroscopy. It covers a wide range of applications in Biology, Life science, Environmental Science, Cultural Heritage, Geochemistry and Geophysics. It is benefiting from an important refurbishment project, which is currently focussing on the design and soon the construction, implementation and commissioning of a new nano-scope in a refurbished experimental hutch.

As a technician, you will be responsible for many of the technical aspects associated with the maintenance and development of the ID21 beamline instrumentation and in particular for the assembly of the beamline components and instrumentation in collaboration with the engineers and scientists of the project teams.

Your mission includes:

  • Participation in the design of the new instruments
  • Participation in the refurbishment of experiment hutch
  • Assembly of beamline components, vacuum components and instruments, in particular mounting of complex mechanical assemblies
  • Technical assistance to the beamline operation and user service
  • Support of the design of new equipment

Further information may be obtained from Marine Cotte (email: cotte@esrf.fr ).


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