Post-Doctoral Research Assistant - Nuclear Resonance Fluorescence

Gamma Driven Experiments Department


    Scope of work:
    In the implementation phase of ELI-NP, the post-doctoral assistant will participate in the implementation of the Variable Energy Gamma-ray System (VEGA) Technical Design Report (TDR) 1: "Nuclear resonance fluorescence experiments at ELI-NP", Rom. Rep. Phys. 68 (2016) S483, and in the preparation of the NRF experimental program at ELI-NP
    Main Responsabilities:
    • Participating to the detector and equipment tests and the implementation of the ELIADE detector arrays
    • Preparing and participating in preparatory experiments for the ELI-NP research program
    • Main Tasks:
      • Building and commissioning the equipment for the implementation of the Variable Energy Gamma-ray System (VEGA) TDR1 within ELI-NP Gamma Driven Experiments Department (GDED)
      • Testing, tuning and debugging electronics for radiation detectors, participating in the implementation and testing of the data acquisition system and the data-filtering algorithms needed for the ELIADE array
      • Providing support in the installation and commissioning of various systems and equipment for the ELIADE array and their further use
      • Participating in the maintenance the of the ELIADE equipment and systems to the desired level
      • Actively participating in the different activities performed at ELI-NP;
      • Proposing, preparing and performing experiments related to the Variable Energy Gamma-ray System(VEGA) TDR1 research program
      • Participating in the analysis, presentation and publication of the results of the experiments
      Professional background:
      • PhD degree in Physics
      • Publication record in nuclear structure physics
      • Experience in nuclear spectroscopy with multi-detector arrays
      • Expertise in analogue and digital electronics, analogue and digital signal processing
      • Excellent programming skills in C/C++
      • Windows and Linux proficiency
      • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
      • Goal-oriented attitude
      • Willingness to continuously improve and develop new skills
      • Proven teamwork experience, communication and efficient collaboration skills
      • Availability to travel and perform work stages abroad
      • Would be a plus, but at least one required:
      • Programming: GEANT4, LabVIEW
      • Data analysis: ROOT
      Working arrangements/Conditions of employment:
      • Full time position, based in Bucharest - Magurele, Romania, for a period 1 (one) year with the possibility of extension. .
      • Included: private medical coverage, paid annual leave.
      • Motivating salary, at European level, based on qualifications and experience.
      • The candidate should be available to travel abroad for scientific collaboration at various research infrastructures, for part of their time.
      Applications:
      The applications shall be accompanied by the documents requested in the Rules of Selection for this position.
      The applications shall be sent to the Human Resources Department at human.resources@eli-np.ro

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