Accelerator Physicist / RF Research Engineer (Tenure Track Position)

Paul Scherrer Institut
June 11, 2023
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The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of future technologies, energy and climate, health innovation and fundamentals of nature. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore, about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether, PSI employs 2200 people.

For RF section we are looking for an

Accelerator Physicist / RF Research Engineer (Tenure Track Position) Your tasks
  • Beam dynamic simulations, optimization, and development of the next generation photocathode RF guns
  • Development and commissioning of new RF systems and components for the existing and future accelerator facilities at PSI and/or in the context of international collaborations
  • Low power measurements and high-power conditioning. Setting up of the bead-pull measurements test bench, performing the measurements, analyzing data from RF conditioning
  • Your profile

    You hold a PhD in Physics, Applied Physics or Engineering with strong background in accelerator physic and RF computation and technology. Experience in RF design, beam dynamic simulations and implementation of accelerator components including measurement techniques. Experience in high-power RF conditioning. You enjoy working in a team and open to personal development in a new field you are willing taking responsibility. You have good communication skills and are fluent in English (spoken and written). A working knowledge of German would be 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 three years.

    For further information, please contact Paolo Craievich, phone +41 56 310 2490

    Please submit your application online by 28. Mai 2023 (Index No. 8414-00)

    Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Anna Fechtig, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland

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