High-Power and RF Physicist / Engineer (UK)

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Job Detail

  • Proposed Salary Attractive Remuneration
  • Career Level Staff
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Technical
  • Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
  • Email [email protected] Adam.com

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

Area 1: Support the radiofrequency (RF) and electrical power areas at Daresbury:

  • Be part of the team who performs the low and RF power acceptance tests of the accelerating structures.
  • Support the RF conditioning of the accelerating structures.
  • RF characterization and acceptance of RF network components, readout and pre-amplification stages calibrations from low level RF to high power RF source output and RF measurements from the low-level RF generation to the high-power RF source output.
  • Support the RF interventions on the RF systems (accelerator cavities, pickups, readout chain, pre-amplification chain, low level RF).
  • Support the activities on the installation and setting up of the high RF power systems.
  • Support in characterizing and carry out measurements campaigns for currents inelectromagnets and voltages in power systems.
  • Troubleshoot technical problems of the accelerator related to RF and high-powersystems.

Requirements

  • BSc in Physics, Power Systems or Electronic Engineering;
  • University studies with emphasis on EM theory and propagation;
  • Knowledge of standard instrumentation for RF measurements such as Vector NetworkAnalyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Oscilloscope, Signal Generators and/or able to learn itquickly;
  • Measurements of high currents and high voltages;
  • Knowledge of power converter systems and high-power amplifiers (IOTs andklystrons)
  • Ability to understand links between an assembly of complex systems working as a single entity;
  • Hands-on mindset;
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) with theability to communicate 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, 8% contribution to pension

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