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.
Participate in research activities led by Senior Researchers
Take part in scientific meetings and conferences
Take part in the definition and development of the ELI-NP experimental programme
Conduct theoretical calculations of cross sections and astrophysical reaction rates with state-of-the-art reaction models
Participate in the simulation of photonuclear reactions that are to be measured at ELI-NP
Performing the specific tasks within the Department led by a Senior Researcher
Participating in scientific meetings and conferences
Participating in the specific activities during commissioning and installation phase, such as:
-Perform large-scale calculations of cross sections and astrophysical reaction rates for the radiative capture and the photonuclear reactions in nucleosynthesis, mainly on the basis of Hauser-Feshbach model
-Develop and update the direct reaction model for radiative capture reaction
-Perform theoretical studies on nuclear structure, especially on testing and constructing new optical model potential for charged particles
-Integrate the nuclear structure information into the reaction model for systematic calculation
-Participate in the simulation of photonuclear reactions that will be measured at ELI-NP with GEANT4 or FLUKA
-Participate in the preparation of future photonuclear measurements at ELI-NP
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
At least 1 year of experience after PhD in research and development or higher education in fields relevant to studies in nuclear physics, such as:
-studies related to nuclear structure
-studies related to nuclear reactions
-studies related to nuclear fission
PhD degree in a field related to the research activity at ELI-NP;
Good publication record
Excellent references in research
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Proven teamwork experience, communication and efficient collaboration skills
Willingness to continuously improve and develop new skills
Availability to travel and perform work stages abroad;
Experience in theoretical research of nuclear reaction or nuclear structure, especially in one of the following topics: low-energy nuclear reaction models, optical model potential, low-lying spectroscopy, or photon strength function
Expertise in programming language such as FORTRAN, C/C++, or Python
Experience in GEANT4 and ROOT would be a plus
Windows and Linux proficiency
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org