Open Position at ESS   Recently updated !

Research Engineer for Low Temperature Sample Environments

We have another open position in the sample environment group at ESS. This time for a cryo engineer.

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Open Position at ESS

Research Engineer, High-Pressure Systems

We are currently recruiting for the position of Research Engineer for High-Pressure Sample Environment Systems. Your primary tasks will be to develop, integrate (and later operate and maintain) the innovative sample environment systems for High Pressure at ESS. During the first years within the position at ESS you will focus on sample environment systems needed to enable first science when the facility enters operation.

For further information regarding the position, please contact the Line Manager, Caroline Curfs, Group Leader for Sample Environment,

For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Partner, Kate Quaak,

Further details can be found here.

Open Position at ORNL

Sample Environment Scientific Associate – Low Temperature and Magnets

We are seeking individuals with integration background in hardware/software, strong troubleshooting ability, and computer literacy.

As member of the Sample Environment group you will assemble, install, troubleshoot, test, maintain, repair, and operate specialized laboratory equipment used to conduct scientific experiments at Oak Ridge National Lab Spallation Neutron Source Facility and HFIR Facility.

Further details can be found here.

Welcome to the ESS sample environment group leader

Caroline Curfs has joined ESS on Sept 1 as the sample environment group leader. She shall lead the team when ESS is now entering initial operations.

In addition to operational activities she will also provide sample environment project coordination including integration oversight.

Caroline is a materials scientist specialised in diffraction who has worked in large facilities for more than 20 years: at the ESRF in France, at HIFAR/ANSTO in Australia and at PETRA III/DESY in Germany.

ESS is now looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer for the Technical Projects Group within the Neutron Scattering Systems (NSS) Project division.