Junior Staff Position at CEA Paris-Saclay

The laboratory for the study of atomic nuclei (LENA) of CEA Paris-Saclay, France, is opening a junior staff scientist position for an outstanding physicist in the field of experimental nuclear physics with a strong focus on nuclear structure.

The LENA is part of the Nuclear Physics Division (DPhN) of the Institute of Research into the Fundamental Laws of the Universe (Irfu) located at CEA-Saclay (France). It is composed of twelve permanent staff physicists working in the field of nuclear physics on both theoretical and experimental aspects. Irfu is a highly dynamic scientific environment including research divisions on astrophysics, nuclear and particle physics as well as strong technical and engineering divisions in instrumentation, cryogenics and accelerator technologies. Inside Irfu, DPhN focuses its research on the nucleon and the nucleus, with studies ranging from nuclear structure and reactions to hadron structure and quark gluon plasma.

Candidates should send a cover letter describing their research activities and prospects, a Curriculum Vitae including a list of recent or important publications, at least two letters of recommendation, and when applicable an electronic copy of their PhD thesis as well as the jury reports on their manuscript and/or PhD defense. Documents should be sent preferably by email to danielle.coret@cea.fr (cc: acorsi@cea.fr), or alternatively by postal mail to:

Danielle CORET, CEA Saclay

Irfu/DPhN, Bât 703 

F-91191 Gif-sur-Yvette, FranceFor full consideration, all application materials must be submitted by 21 February 2020. The hiring committee will release the list of candidates selected for interviews mid-March 2020. The interviews of selected candidates are foreseen in April 2020.

For more information, please contact Anna CORSI (acorsi@cea.fr ).