Accelerator Physicist

Your tasks

Your primary task will be the operation of the PSI accelerator facilities within a team of operators (70 % shift duty, 3-shift / 7-day operation). In addition, you will assume the role of the operation manager deputy for the SLS (30 %). As part of your shift work, you will help within a team with the commissioning and optimization of accelerator operation, diagnose and handle operational problems, collaborate on beam physics program and operate the remote personal safety systems. As part of your role as operation manager deputy you will be the primary contact from operation to the SLS 2.0 project.

Your profile

You have a degree in physics and already some experience with the operation of a synchrotron light source. As an open, communicative personality, dealing with different contact persons is easy for you and you feel comfortable in an international environment. Your flexible, responsive operation readiness, as well as good German and English skills complete your profile. Ideally, you have already gained experience with shift work and have a willingness for continuous training. In particular, we would like to motivate women to apply.

We offer

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

For further information, please contact Dr Andreas Lüdeke, phone +41 56 310 40 02.

Please submit your application online for the position as an Accelerator Physicist (index no. 8112-00).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Melanie Rapisarda-Bellwald, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland