|Salary:||£33,963 - £39,955 / £43,790 - £51,517 per annum|
|Placed On:||2nd February 2023|
|Closes:||26th February 2023|
Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Oxfordshire
Full time / Flexible hours considered
Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron science facility. By accelerating electrons to near light-speed, Diamond generates brilliant beams of light from infra-red to X-rays which are used for academic and industry research and development across a range of scientific disciplines including structural biology, physics, chemistry, materials science, engineering, earth, and environmental sciences.
About the Role
We now have an opportunity for a Beamline Scientist or Senior Beamline Scientist to liaise with the Principle Beamline Scientist for the commissioning and operation of Diamond’s I15 beamline by working closely with other scientists and support groups to ensure smooth operation of the beamline, providing beamtime to the scientific user community.
Beamline I15 is a high energy beamline (20 – 80 keV) The beamline is optimised for X-ray powder and single-crystal diffraction experiments at extreme pressures and temperatures, but also undertakes other high energy scattering/diffraction experiments.
There is now an opportunity to take up one of two primary responsibilities (regardless of level of appointment), subject to the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Either:
The successful candidate will contribute to the user operation of the beamline as well as actively pursuing their own, independent scientific research programme.
Applicants will be considered at either Beamline Scientist or Senior Beamline Scientist level, depending on the strength of your skills, experience, and qualifications.
You should hold a degree and a PhD or second degree within an appropriate subject.
You will have knowledge or experience in the following:
To be considered for the Senior role you will also demonstrate the following knowledge or experience:
You will also have demonstrated ability to develop an independent research program and successful scientific publication record
Diamond offers an exceptional benefits package to support staff in achieving a positive work/life balance. This includes 25 days annual leave plus 13 days of statutory and company holidays, along with flexible working hours and an excellent pension scheme. Staff also have access to a range of amenities on site including a nursery, cafes, a restaurant and sports and leisure facilities. A relocation allowance may also be available where applicable.
Please use the online application process to apply and tell us why you believe you are suitable for this role.
The closing date for applications is 26th February 2023, however, we encourage early applications as some candidates may be interviewed before this date, the interviews will be held w/c 20th March.
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