Postdoctoral Researcher Position

Universities and Institutes of France

France

September 25, 2022

Description

  • Organisation/Company: CEA - Paris-Saclay - DRF/Irfu
  • Research Field: Astronomy › Other Engineering › Microengineering Technology › Micro-technology
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1) Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 15/10/2022 21:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: France › Saclay
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 39
  • Offer Starting Date: 31/10/2022
  • Is The Job Related To Staff Position Within A Research Infrastructure?: Yes
  • Postdoctoral researcher position at CEA/Saclay on the realisation of a New architecture demonstrator for very large X-ray Microcalorimeter arrays

    The researcher will take care of managing the development of a representative X-ray Micro-calorimeter array based on a new type of architecture (planar based), a new detector, the High Resistivity TES, active feedback and SQUID- free multiplexing electronics, and a superconducting and thermally insulating multi-layer technology to achieve a real scientific "leap forward" that would constitute the realization of a very large space-based X-ray micro-calorimeter camera.

    This position is funded for two years, to start at a date to be agreed after 1st october 2022. The successful applicant will join the CEA/DRF/IRFU laboratory, located in Saclay near Paris. He/she will have the opportunity to work also at IJCLab at Orsay University (very nearby Saclay).

    A PhD in spatial, cryogenic os Silicon facility technics is required at the time of the contract signature. The ideal candidate should be familiar with in micro X-ray calorimeters. Previous experience with cryo-electronics and/or cryo-measurements is highly desirable.

    How to apply for this position: The applicants are invited to send via email a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests (maximum 4 pages) with links to recent publications, and two letters of reference to Dr J.L. Sauvageot ( jean-luc.sauvageot@cea.fr ) . The applications should ideally be received by 25 September 2022. After this date, the applications will be considered until the position is filled but before the end of 2022.

    Required Research Experiences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
  • Engineering › Microengineering

  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
  • 1 - 4

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
  • Engineering: PhD or equivalent

    Astronomy: PhD or equivalent

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • ENGLISH: Good

    FRENCH: Basic

    Skills/Qualifications

    A PhD in spatial, cryogenic os Silicon facility technics is required at the time of the contract signature.

    Specific Requirements

    The ideal candidate should be familiar with in micro X-ray calorimeters. Previous experience with cryo-electronics and/or cryo-measurements is highly desirable.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: CEA - Paris-Saclay - DRF/Irfu
  • Department: Département d'Astrophysique
  • Organisation Type: Research Laboratory
  • Website: https: // irfu.cea.fr/dap/index.php
  • E-Mail: jean-luc.sauvageot@cea.fr
  • Country: France
  • City: Gif-sur-Yvette
  • Postal Code: 91191
  • Street: Orme des Merisiers - RD128
  • Phone: (+33) 1 69 08 80 52
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