|Location:||Hamburg - Germany|
|Salary:||6 or 7, depending on experience and qualifications|
|Placed On:||3rd June 2019|
|Closes:||30th June 2019|
About the team/job
EMBL Hamburg is operating two beamlines for macromolecular crystallography (P13 and P14) on the PETRA III synchrotron at DESY (Hamburg, Germany). We are seeking a scientist to join the MX team.
The post holder will report to the P14 Project Leader, Dr. Gleb Bourenkov and will work in close collaboration with the beamline staff and the Instrumentation Group.
The post-holder will be encouraged to develop own research projects, ideally related to the further development of the beamlines, in particular in view of a possible upgrade of the PETRA synchrotron.
As the beamlines at EMBL Hamburg are operated 24/7 during the PETRA III runs, this position will require your flexibility to work in a two shift schedule during a time frame between 8 am and 8 pm, to cover the support for our users. For evenings or weekends, a defined on-call-duty will be applied.
Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline. Ideally at least 5 years of practical experience in the design, installation, operation, and trouble-shooting of synchrotron instrumentation are required.
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Why join us
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises from a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family. Scientists at EMBL Hamburg benefit from cutting-edge technology to accommodate their research, with synchrotron radiation (PETRA III) and laser (FLASH) facilities available. Additionally, possibility of collaboration with colleagues from other EMBL units.
What else you need to know
We are Europe’s flagship research laboratory for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organisation performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with more than 1600 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome.
Our mission is to offer vital services in training scientists, students and visitors at all levels; to develop new instruments and methods in the life sciences and actively engage in technology transfer activities, and to integrate European life science research.
Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.
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