Postdoc position at the ID09 beamline of ESRF, Grenoble, France

A postdoc position is available at the ID09 beamline of the ESRF.The application deadline is Nov 24, we will start to interview candidates shortly after.
Online job advertisement:

What we offer: We have a funded (up to three years) postdoc position at ID09, the ESRF beamline dedicated to time-resolved structural studies. The scientific activity at the ID09 beamline spans across several disciplines from solid-state physics to structural biology. Time-resolved experiments are typically performed with polychromatic X-rays pulses having duration as short as 100 ps.

What we look for: The ideal candidate should have a PhD degree in physics, chemistry, biophysics or related subjects with hands-on experience in the use of laser systems and time-resolved methods in general. Previous experience in the use of synchrotron or XFEL radiation is a plus. Skills in data analysis are mandatory. Good oral and written knowledge of English as well as the aptitude for teamwork are essential. The candidate will closely work with teams of scientists coming from all over the world to perform experiments at the ID09 beamline.
The successful candidate will:
  • participate in the in-house research programme of the ID09 beamline and develop his/her own research programme exploiting the capabilities of the beamline
  • contribute to the operation of the beamline, including the support to external users as “local contact”
  • contribute to the technical development of the beamline with the aim of constantly improving the performances and the capabilities for both the in-house and ESRF users driven research programmes.
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Interested candidates should contact:
Matteo Levantino ( or Michael Wulff (