Optics Scientist

Diamond Light Source Ltd

  • London & South East England
  • £33,297.00 - £39,172.00
  • Permanent
  • Closing date 13 Jan 2019

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Job ref: 10107

Optics Scientist

Diamond Light Source

Didcot, Oxfordshire

£33,297 - £39,172 per annum (Discretionary range to £45,048)

Ref: 10107

Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron science facility. Located at Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire, we host facilities supporting cutting edge research in all fields of science. Diamond is now actively working on a major upgrade to a diffraction-limited storage ring Diamond-II. This will lead to several existing beamlines to be redesigned or upgraded; and a number of new state-of-the-art beamlines to be designed and built to take advantage of the new high-coherence source properties.

We wish to appoint an Optics Scientist to join our well-established Optics and Metrology Group to work on development and application of X-ray optics simulations based on geometrical and physical optics. The job will include working on several other aspects of X-ray optics including optical design, specifications, procurement and testing of optics for beamlines. There would be opportunity to participate in X-ray optics related research and development projects, and to pursue own research projects in that area.

For further information and to apply, please click on the apply button, to visit our website.

Closing date: 13 January 2019.

Provisional interview dates: 24 January 2019.

Diamond are members of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion and we have achieved the Athena SWAN Bronze award and Disability Confident Level One. Women are underrepresented and so we particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified women. If you are disabled and would like to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please let us know via the online application process.

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