Research Fellow, Ion Beam Analysis Liaison

Guildford, United Kingdom
04 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity exists to work with the Surrey Ion Beam Centre as a Liaison Fellow in the application of ion beam analysis using RBS, PIXE and other complementary measurements. Reporting to the Director of Technology, the post will be responsible for attracting new users to exploit the ion beam analysis facilities at the UK National Ion Beam Centre at the University of Surrey.

The successful candidate will design and complete experiments necessary to collect data from users’ samples, analyse the data and then provide detailed reports about the results. Applicants should have an outgoing and engaging personality and feel comfortable talking to potential users about how the facilities might be used to augment their existing research projects. A good understanding of experimentation, ion beam analysis and computer simulation will be required and an appreciation for the usefulness of these techniques to diverse problems in a wide range of industrial and academic applications.

For more information please contact Jonathan England ( or Roger Webb (

The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward-thinking, its heritage shows a recurring theme of going its own way, doing things differently – and achieving notable results. The University is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. We were ranked 10th in The Times Higher Education Table of Tables for UK universities in 2017, and we are the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

The University is located in one of the safest counties in England, within 35 minutes of London by train and minutes away from the Surrey Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. In addition to a competitive salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes generous salary package, pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renown Surrey Sports Park.

Please apply online through the button below. If you are unable to apply online please contact Mr Bradley Thomas on 01483 686126 or at

Please note, it is University Policy to offer a starting salary equivalent to Level 3.6 (£30,688) to successful applicants who have been awarded, but are yet to receive, their PhD certificate.  Once the original PhD certificate has been submitted to the local HR Department, the salary will be increased to Level 4.1 (£31,604).

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