CERN Technologist

Apr 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
About The Unit:

Unit Job Summary: CERN Technologist: Help with the maintenance and calibration of custom-built electronic equipment on the ATLAS experiment at CERN, a large scientific detector system for Elementary Particle Physics. The position will be located in Geneva, Switzerland and is a one year assignment.

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree or higher in physics with good grades required. Master's degree preferred. Courses in electronics and elementary Particle Physics preferred.

Unit Experience: Experience with computer systems required. Experience working with complex instruments in a physics laboratory preferred.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Problem solving skills required. Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks required. Ability to read instruments required. Attention to details required. Reasoning, verbal communication, and written communication skills required. Ability to present a formal presentations of results to coworkers required. Knowledge of C++ and Linux systems preferred.