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. 


Open position: group leader position sample environment at ESS

ESS is now looking for a Group Leader for Sample Environment to be leading a group placed in the Scientific Activities Division …

The Sample Environment Group provides agile scientific support to the ever-changing scientific communities and challenges by its ability to perform neutron experiments with multiple / combined physical parameters.

Further Information can be found :

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1768477565/

and here



Sample Environment Officer – 2 Positions Available at ACNS

The full advertisement can be found here

The Sample Environment Officer works within a team to undertake technical and scientific activities that support the neutron beam experiments at the Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering. The facility operates a suite of neutron beam instruments on which a very broad range of scientific experiments are conducted. 

The sample environment team facilitates the manipulation of the physical conditions of experiment samples for majority of these experiments. We offer unique instrumentation, technical advice and assistance and bespoke solutions for sample environments. 

The Sample Environment Officer reports to the Manager, Sample Environment, in the Nuclear Science & Technology and Landmark Infrastructure Division.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the execution of neutron scattering experiments by efficiently preparing, installing, operating and removing sample environment equipment on neutron beam instruments (NBI).
  • Provide technical advice to NBI users and collaborate with stakeholders in the design of experiments and testing a variety of devices, equipment and instruments to enable quality research outputs.
  • Contribute to equipment and technical improvement projects or activities.
  • Provide technical and scientific leadership for the development of new and innovative sample environment methodologies and techniques.
  • Collaborate and exchange information with other sample environment laboratories and groups at international neutron beam facilities.
  • Utilise specialist technical and scientific knowledge and expertise to examine, interpret, check and validate methods and results.

For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Information Package or contact Rachel White on (02) 9717 3051.  For all other queries please contact the HR Shared Services Team on +61 (02) 9717 3111 (press 2 for HR).