(Senior) Detector Scientist

Diamond Light Source Ltd

  • London & South East England
  • £32,805.00 - £38,593.00
  • Research facilities
  • Added 25 Jul 2018
  • Closing date 09 Sep 2018

Job ref: 10035

Didcot, Oxfordshire, UK

Diamond Light Source is a world-leading synchrotron radiation facility. Located on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in South Oxfordshire, we host research facilities supporting cutting edge research in all fields of science.

The detector group is in charge of the construction, installation, commissioning, and operation of the detector systems of the beamlines of Diamond. In order to provide the best detectors the group is committed to a number of detector evaluation and development projects.

The availability of a test beamline at Diamond allows the detector group to evaluate the performance of innovating detector technologies and their application to synchrotron X-ray experiments. Close cooperation with the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory enables access to other world-class facilities as well as the interaction with world-leading detector developers.

You will join a highly dynamic group working at the cutting edge of detector technology. The main responsibility of the successful candidate will be the maintenance and further development of scintillator based detector systems and related light sensors (CCD, CMOS) including the optical layout used to collect the light emitted by the scintillators. The successful candidate will also take the responsibility of CCD and CMOS based detector systems working in direct detection of soft X-rays.

£32,805 - £38,593 (Discretionary range to £44,382) or £42,297 - £49,761 (Discretionary range to £57,225) for Senior level

For further information and to apply, please click here to visit our website.

Diamond is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron science facility. Located on the Harwell Science & Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire, a 20 minute drive south of Oxford in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Diamond Light Source conducts world-class research in virtually all fields of science and offers rewarding career opportunities covering both technical and scientific disciplines.

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