Post-Doc at IJC Lab/ALTO, Orsay – France

Opening for a 2-year postdoctoral researcher at IJC Lab/ALTO, Orsay France, for a candidate in gamma spectroscopy / nuclear fission.

Details can be found here:


General information

Reference : UMR9012-CHRROB-009
Workplace : ORSAY
Date of publication : Friday, January 14, 2022
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 24 months
Expected date of employment : 1 March 2022
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : between €2743 and €3896 depending on experience
Desired level of education : 5-year university degree
Experience required : Indifferent


The postdoctoral researcher is expected to be involved in the successful installation and running of the nu-Ball2 gamma-ray spectrometer and its associated experimental program in 2022 and 2023. The nu-Ball2 project concerns the construction and deployment of a high-efficiency hybrid Ge/LaBr3 detector for experimental nuclear studies at the ALTO facility of IJC Lab Orsay and is coordinated by Dr. Jon Wilson and Dr. Gabriel Charles.

The successful candidate will be expected to be part of the team which helps run nu-Ball2 experiments at the ALTO within the context of an international collaboration. They will be involved in the analysis of data from one or more of these experiments which are related in particular to the spectroscopy of nuclear fission and nuclear structure studies. along with creativity, implementation of original ideas and the ability to work highly effectively within a small dedicated team.

Additional Information

Please submit a cover letter and CV without any breaks in dates, showing diplomas, titles and work and professional experience along with two letters of recommendation.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 10/02/2022.
As IJCLab is subjected to ZRR (Zone à Régime Restrictif) military regulation, hiring choices must be approved by the Haut Fonctionnaire Securité Défense (HFSD). Therefore, the date of employment written above should be understood as provisional and may need to be delayed.