Beam Diagnostics Physicist / Engineer (UK)

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  • Post Date: May 15, 2020
  • Apply Before : June 5, 2020
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  • Proposed Salary Attractive Remuneration
  • Career Level Staff
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Engineering
  • Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Installation and supervision of all the critical Beam Instrumentation;
  • Commissioning of the Beam Diagnostics devices and verification of their functionalitiesthrough the LIGHT accelerator control system;
  • Beam commissioning in the control room, acting as instrumentation expert reference personduring the daily operations.
  • Write or give feedback on all work instruction and test procedures needed to install andbring to operation the beam instrumentation;
  • Verify and report beam instrumentation functionalities; provide valuable feedback for futureupgrades;
  • Perform on-site inspection/diagnosis and immediate fix-solutions on the installed BDdevices,
  • Develop data analysis tools during control room operations needed to facilitate and speedup the beam commissioning and regular operation monitoring;
  • Participate into the development of the remaining Beam Diagnostics devices for the LIGHTaccelerator.


  • Masters (or PhD) degree in Physics or Electronic Engineering;
  • At least 3 years work experience in beam instrumentation for particle accelerators;
  • A strong technical knowledge of laboratory instruments and measurement techniques;
  • Solid background in electronics and analog signal acquisition and processing;
  • Good knowledge of RF linear accelerator principles and beam dynamics concepts;
  • Experience in development of Python/Matlab scripts for data analysis;
  • Have a well organised and methodical approach to work;
  • Have experience of cross-functional working and demonstrate an effective collaborative wayof working;
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) with the ability tocommunicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Highly motivated, proactive and enthusiastic, with the ability to work on own initiative;
  • Languages: fluent English, other European languages advantageous.

What we offer

  • ▪  A friendly, multi-cultural environment working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • ▪  A wide range of tasks and opportunities for learning new skills and techniques.
  • ▪  An initial placement at our new site on the STFC Daresbury campus with the opportunityto travel to other installation sites in the UK and Europe after c18 months.
  • ▪  A competitive salary, 28 days holiday, private healthcare, 7.5% contribution to pensionApplications to

    The HR Director, Bridget Biggar [email protected]

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