Junior Researcher/ PhD student – HHG Beamline (207)

Dolní Břežany, Czech Republic
Apr 26, 2024
Posting live until
Jun 25, 2024

The Extreme Light Infrastructure ERIC (ELI ERIC) is the world’s largest and most advanced high-power laser research infrastructure. As an international user facility dedicated to multi-disciplinary science, ELI provides access to world-class high-power, high-repetition-rate laser systems and enables cutting-edge research, as well as breakthrough technological innovations. The ELI ERIC operates as a single multi-site organization with two complementary facilities specialized in different fields of research with extreme light: ELI Beamlines in Dolní Břežany (Czech Republic) and ELI ALPS in Szeged (Hungary).

ELI Beamlines Facility operates four cutting-edge high-power femtosecond laser systems reaching unprecedented intensities. The operational laser systems make unique femtosecond sources of X-rays and accelerated particles available to scientific users for pioneering research in physical, chemical, materials, life and medical sciences as well as physics of dense plasmas, warm dense matter, and laboratory astrophysics. The ELI Beamlines Facility employs over 350 researchers, engineers and other professionals from more than 38 countries.

In ELI Beamlines team we are seeking:

Junior Researcher/ PhD student – HHG Beamline (207)

Job description

  • development and operation of the cutting-edge laser-driven sources of extreme ultraviolet (XUV) and X-ray radiation at the ELI Beamlines facility;
  • collaboration on application experiments performed at the HHG Beamline within the beamtimes granted through the ELI ERIC user access;
  • active research in generation and applications of ultrashort coherent XUV pulses.


  • a university degree (BSc, MSc, or equivalents) in physics or engineering;
  • knowledge of optics, vacuum technology, and computer control of equipment is a plus;
  • fluent in English for speaking and writing; knowledge of Czech is a plus;
  • high level of self-motivation, ability to work in a team as well as independently.

We offe

  • the opportunity to participate in this unique scientific project;
  • career growth, professional education;
  • flexible working hours;
  • nice and friendly working environment;
  • meal allowance and canteen  ;
  • support of leisure time activities;
  • 5 weeks of holidays and 6 days of personal leave;
  • other employee benefits.

Applications, containing CV, cover letter, contacts of references, and any other material the candidate considers relevant, should be sent to Mrs. Jana Ženíšková, HR Senior Specialist (jana.zeniskova@eli-beams.eu, +420 601 560 322). Please include the following text in your cover letter, to allow us to process your personal details.

Information on the processing of personal data can be found on https://www.eli-beams.eu/informace-o-zpracovani-vasich-osobnich-udaju-gdpr/. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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