ESRF provisional recruitment plan

The provisional ESRF recruitment plan is based on positions that are or expected to become available in the medium term. This forecast aims at helping potential candidates to anticipate job opportunities at the ESRF.

Current job openings can be found under the Jobs page on this site.

The figures shown in the tables below are indicative, and were revised in October 2022.

Position

2023

2024

2025

TOTAL

Administrative assistant

     

 

Executes and optimizes the administrative management of a Unit/Group/Division, taking into account existing procedures and liaising with internal departments and external partners.

4

3

2

9

Electronics engineer

     

 

Based on the ESRF beamline and accelerator complex needs, ensures the design, development and tuning of electronic devices. Develops and integrates innovative electronic instrumentation in coordination with other ESRF teams.

1

0

0

1

Electronics technician

     

 

Provides support services and assistance in Electronics for the ESRF experimental stations, the accelerator complex and other ESRF laboratories.

4

0

0

4

Finance and accounting assistant

     

 

Carries out accounting administrative acts in compliance with the techniques, rules and procedures applicable to the field of finance and/or accounting

0

1

0

1

Head of Group

     

 

In line with the strategic objectives of the ESRF, defines, coordinates and supports cross unit activities within her/his group while sharing a global vision and promoting the value of the ESRF.

3

0

3

6

Head of unit

     

 

Manages her/his team, plans and evaluates department activities in accordance with the strategic plan of the ESRF while providing some technical expertise and promoting the values of the ESRF

2

1

0

3

Instrumentation engineer

     

 

Designs all or part of instruments combining several techniques; monitors and coordinates development until implementation

1

0

2

3

Instrumentation technician

     

 

Ensures the correct running and maintenance of the beamline instruments in optimal working conditions and contributes to the design of new equipment.

5

4

0

9

IT support technician

     

 

Ensures the correct running and maintenance of IT systems, networks and tools while providing internal customers with accurate information, advice and support on IT products and services.

0

1

2

3

Logistics assistant

 

 

 

 

Ensures proper storage, transfer, delivery and shipment of goods and equipment. Prepares and carries out handling operations for equipment, materials and/or goods.

0

1

0

1

Maintenance technician

     

 

Ensures the corrective, preventive and ameliorative maintenance of the premises and equipment of the ESRF to preserve their good condition and functionality.

2

2

1

5

Mechanical engineer

     

 

In coordination with other ESRF teams, provides mechanical engineering expertise to develop fully integrated and advanced instrumentation while providing advice, support and adjustment capabilities to beamlines and accelerator scientific staff.

0

0

1

1

Mechanical technician

     

 

Assembles, tests and adjusts high precision mechanical systems (equipment, machinery and components) while ensuring their maintenance through rigorous stock management of standard ESRF components.

2

1

0

3

Scientist

     

 

Designs and conducts research programme while contributing to the operations of the beamline. Ensures the sharing of her/his knowledge through the management of a research team as well as teaching or lecturing.

1

0

1

2

Software engineer

     

 

Based on the analysis of users' needs, drives the development cycle of a software from design, until documentation, installation as well as maintenance and support.

2

1

1

4

Survey technician

     

 

Provide technical assistance for the alignment of accelerator and beamline equipment. Maintains the technical infrastructure related to all aspects of alignment.

0

0

1

1

TOTAL

27

15

14

56