Planning, preparation and execution of SANS experiments at SINQ/PSI in the framework of the LLB/LNS collaboration; Ensure user support on SANS instruments at SINQ (up to 40 % of working time); Collaboration with the “Soft Matter and Biophysics” group at LLB and compatible with its activities; Sample preparation and standard measurements using physical chemistry tools; Modeling of neutron scattering in the field of soft matter and biophysics; Actively participate in international collaborations and scientific projects; Acquisition of external funding for science and instrumentation projects; Publication of scientific publications and presentation of results at conferences and meetings
PhD degree in physics, chemistry or biophysics; Excellent record in SANS or SAXS experiments and in the field of Soft Matter and/or Biophysics; Experience and technical interest in large instrumentation, preferably in neutron instrumentation. Ability to work in an international scientific framework; Ability to shift work (week-end) up to 20 % of the working hours; Experience with supervision of postdocs and students; Knowledge of neutron scattering or X-Ray data treatment and modeling; Excellent communicating skills in the English language; Programming experience in Python is advantageous
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For the Laboratory for Neutron Scattering and Imaging we are looking for a Tenure-Track Scientist Soft Matter Your tasks Planning, preparation and execution of SANS experiments at SINQ/PSI in the framework of the LLB/LNS collaboration Ensure user support on SANS instruments at SINQ (up to 40 % of working time) Collaboration with the “Soft Matter and Biophysics” group at LLB and compatible with its activities ( http://www-llb.cea.fr/MMB/ ) Sample preparation and standard measurements using physical chemistry tools Modeling of neutron scattering in the field of soft matter and biophysics Actively participate in international collaborations and scientific projects Acquisition of external funding for science and instrumentation projects Publication of scientific publications and presentation of results at conferences and meetings Your profile PhD degree in physics, chemistry or biophysics Excellent record in SANS or SAXS experiments and in the field of Soft Matter and/or Biophysics Experience and technical interest in large instrumentation, preferably in neutron instrumentation. Ability to work in an international scientific framework Ability to shift work (week-end) up to 20 % of the working hours Experience with supervision of postdocs and students Knowledge of neutron scattering or X-Ray data treatment and modeling Excellent communicating skills in the English language Programming experience in Python is advantageous We offer Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure. This is a Tenure Track position. The employment contract will initially be limited to 3 years, and starts ideally in July 2021 or earlier. Applications are requested before the end of January 2021. For further information, please contact Prof Dr Michel Kenzelmann, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please submit your application online by 31 January 2021 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Tenure-Track Scientist (index no. 3303-00). 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