Applied Physicist for Silicon Detector R&D (EP-LBD-2023-110-GRAP)
The candidate will oversee the procurement of small pitch, thin column 3D silicon pixel sensors and follow up the production with the company. They will characterise the timing performance and radiation hardness of a range of samples. The characterisation will be carried out with a dedicated electronic board, both in testbeam and the lab, and studies will be done bonded to Timepix4 ASICs. The candidate will contribute to the Timepix4 telescope test-beam campaign and participate in the project to design a future radiation hard sensor with internal gain.
More information here: https://lhcb.web.cern.ch
Skills and/or knowledge
- Experience of characterisation of silicon sensors.
- Experience of handling and characterisation of irradiated silicon sensors.
- Knowledge of simulation and design of sensors and/or electronics is an advantage.
- Ability to analyse and interpret data and summarise the results of measurements and document results.
- Fluent in English, the ability to work in French would be an advantage.
- You are a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State.
- You have a professional background in Applied Physics (or a related field) and have either:
- a Master's degree with 2 to 6 years of post-graduation professional experience;
- or a PhD with no more than 3 years of post-graduation professional experience.
- You have never had a CERN fellow or graduate contract before.
Job closing date: October 28 at 12:00 AM (midnight) CEST.
Job reference: EP-LBD-2023-110-GRAP
Contract duration: 24 months, with a possible extension up to 36 months maximum.
Target start date: 01-December-2023
This position requires:
- Work in Radiation Areas.
- Residence in the immediate vicinity of the Organization's installations.
What we offer
- A monthly stipend ranging between 6194 and 6808 Swiss Francs per month (net of tax).
- Coverage by CERN's comprehensive health scheme (for yourself, your spouse and children), and membership of the CERN Pension Fund.
- Depending on your individual circumstances: installation grant; family, child and infant allowances; payment of travel expenses at the beginning and end of contract.
- 30 days of paid leave per year.
- On-the-job and formal training at CERN as well as in-house language courses for English and/or French.
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