Accelerator Physics




Oxford U., JAI


G.A. Blair

Closing Date:


Deadline: December 7th, 2022


Royal Holloway University of London Department of Physics Research Assistant in Accelerator Physics Fixed Term Contract for 2 years Salary is in the range £32,256 to £38,072 per annum inclusive of London Allowance

A postdoctoral Research Assistant position is available to work within the John Adams Institute (JAI) for accelerator science at Royal Holloway. The duration of the post is two years in the first instance, with possibility of renewal subject to funding. The post will involve working on the LHC High Luminosity upgrade design study in the area of the collimation system, and will require significant collaboration with accelerator physicists at CERN. There may be some opportunity to teach at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Further details about JAI and the work of the Royal Holloway Particle Physics Group can be found on our web site at http://www.pp.rhul.ac.uk.

Applicants should have a PhD (or be about to submit a thesis) in particle physics, accelerator physics or a related field. They should also have a record of high quality research and experience of C++ programming or similar. The post is available from 1st April 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter and is based in Egham, Surrey. Royal Holloway is one of the larger colleges of the University of London, situated on a pleasant campus about 25km west of central London, close to the town of Windsor and to Heathrow Airport.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Grahame Blair, Head of Department of Physics on g.blair@rhul.ac.uk. For further details of this post, please view and apply online at https://rhul.engageats.co.uk. The Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 41 4241. Please quote the reference: X0812-XXXX Closing Date: Midnight, 14th October 2012.

The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Contact: G.A. Blair

Letters of Reference should be sent to: g.blair@rhul.ac.uk