DCF ION Accelerator Experimental Officer (ZA)
University of Manchester
Whitehaven, West Cumbria
£32,236 - 39,609 per annum according to experience
The University is seeking to appoint an Ion Accelerator Experimental Officer to work at its Dalton Cumbrian Facility (DCF), a state-of-the-art research base for radiation science located at the Westlakes Science and Technology Park in West Cumbria.
DCF is a partner in national research programmes and houses large-scale irradiation systems, as well as a wide range of specialist material preparation, modification and characterisation instrumentation.
You will be part of the Professional Services team at DCF, working within a small, dedicated team on the development and provision of novel and innovative accelerator science experiments for our ever expanding user community, and working closely with the user community to shape and deliver novel experiments in the area of radiation science. As part of the team you will also directly support the maintenance of the accelerator systems and contribute to the overall safe, efficient operation of DCF.
As well as a good technical education and experience of working in a relevant, research-led scientific environment, you must demonstrate a proactive and energetic approach and an ability to establish a good rapport with our user community.
The University of Manchester is one of the world’s leading research-led institutions and, through its Dalton Nuclear Institute, maintains the UK’s largest academic centre of nuclear research and higher learning.
The Dalton Cumbrian Facility is situated on the Westlakes Science & Technology Park in West Cumbria, an area that is home to the largest concentration of nuclear industry expertise in the UK and adjacent to the Lake District National Park, providing a great environment to live and work.
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Closing date: 22 February 2019 at midnight.
The School of is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.