Post-Doctoral Research Assistant - Detectors, DAQ and Control Systems

Laser Gamma Experiments Department


    Scope of work:
    Post-doctoral research assistants will ensure part of the scientific expertise needed to prepare the ELI-NP experiments. Post-doctoral research assistants will pursue their activity in the working groups led by Research Scientists. Personal initiative concerning scientific research will be also encouraged
    Main Responsabilities:
    Main Tasks:
    • Improving scientific knowledge and competencies in ELI-NP research topics
    • Performing tasks within Laser Gamma Experiments Department (LGED) related to one or more of the following subjects: Detectors, Data Acquisition, Control Systems
    • Participating in scientific meetings and conferences
    • Participating in the implementation of the setups foreseen in the Technical Design Reports (TDRs) for ELI-NP experiments
    • Participating in specific activities during the installation and commissioning phase
    • Providing support for the preparation of the technical documents for the acceptance of Project's deliverables
    • Actively and efficiently involving in the dialog and communication within the ELI-NP team and promoting a harmonious collaboration framework
    Professional background:
    • PhD degree in fields related to the research activity at ELI-NP
    • Experience with developing complex detector systems for high energy physics, nuclear physics or laser systems
    • Programming: C and/or C++
    • Windows and Linux proficiency
    • Software development practices: Usage of version control systems, thorough documentation
    • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
    • Goal-oriented attitude
    • Taking ownership of handled tasks
    • 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 2 required:
    • Experience in designing and building detector systems for experiments with lasers
    • Experience in high temporal resolution optically synchronized systems
    • Experience with high-gain photon detector systems in laser based experiments
    • Experience with numerical simulations of detector systems (e.g. Geant4)
    • Experience with SCADA systems (e.g Tango, EPICS, WinCC OA)
    • Programming: LabVIEW, Python, Bash scripting, Java, ROOT, Assembly (as many architectures as possible), Signal processing in DSPs, FPGA code development (VHDL and/or Verilog)
    • Electronics: Front-end analog design (modelling, simulation, measurement techniques), PCB design for high-speed circuits
    • Experience with embedded systems development
    • Remote instrument control
    • Database systems: MySQL
    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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