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The Machine Directorate at the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, invites applications for a Computer Scientist in Beam Physics position in the Accelerator Division.

Description of division

The Beam Physics section of the Accelerator Division at ESS is opening a summer job position on development of high-level physics applications.
The candidate will join a vibrant and multi-cultural beam physics section within the ESS Accelerator Division. The work will focus on the evaluation of available options for graphical analysis in Java/JavaFX, including possible upgrades and development of required features/functionalities.
Description of main responsibilities

The Beam Physics section in ESS is responsible for the development of the High-level Physics Applications that will be used throughout commissioning and operation of the ESS linac. In order to develop these applications, we use an open-source Java Based development environment for creating accelerator physics applications, scripts, and services called OpenXAL. This package, created at a similar laboratory in the US (SNS), is based on an old Java library (Swing) for GUI interface. In order to keep the newly developed ESS application up-to-date and extend functionalities, it was decided to move from Swing to JavaFX. The plotting package that comes with JavaFX is quite limited and no new features are planned to be added soon. For this reason, it is important for us to find a good way to properly display measurement results, live measured data, large data sets and more.
The summer project will consist in:
• Evaluation of a new plotting package to be used together with the Chart package in JavaFX. 
• Development of new features and preparation of examples using the package functions. 
• Evaluation of 2D plotting and plotting speed and efficiency of large data sets. 
• Written report.

It is a prerequisite that the succeful candidate have knowledge of Java and good programming skills. Excellent oral and written English skills are important and a physics background is an advantage. To be a quick learner as well as a good listener and communicator is of importance for the position. 

Our work environment is characterised by fast growth, fast pace of work, and an international atmosphere with highly skilled personnel. You must therefore enjoy the diversity of such an environment and have a personality suited for the challenges it presents. Our work environment is exciting and forward thinking and relies heavily on personal initiative.
What ESS can offer

ESS can offer you a variety of things, such as passionate colleagues, a vibrant melting pot of diversity, and a challenging and high paced work environment where our employees take great pride in designing and building a world leading facility for material research. 

If you were to join ESS, you would become an important piece of the puzzle, since all our skilled staff is needed in order to fulfill the overall mission. We value and need expertise, innovative minds, great ways of leading and interacting with others, and the ability to work with people regardless of culture and background.

Duration & Location
The position is a fixed term, summer job position for a period of two to three months. Your work place will be situated in Lund, Sweden. The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with a start date in June/July.

Application & Contact
Please provide your curriculum vitae and cover letter in English by clicking on “apply” and following the instructions. Please note we only accept applications via the ESS website or ESS intranet. Internal candidates are encouraged to apply through the intranet.

The deadline for applications is 2018-05-13. Please note that applications will be screened continously, so please submit your application as soon as possible. 

For more information regarding the ESS recruitment process in general, please follow this link https://europeanspallationsource.se/ess-recruitment-process

For further information regarding the open position, please contact Accelerator Scientist, Natalia Milas, natalia.milas[at]esss.se. 

For further information regarding the recruitment process for this position, please contact HR Officer, Tina Nilsson, tina.nilsson[at]esss.se

For trade union information please contact Unionen / Michela Dell'Anno Boulton at +46 46 888 30 72 or SACO / Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers/ Riccardo Bevilacqua +46 46 888 32 28. 

We look forward to receiving your application!

Detta är en jobbannons med titeln "Computer Scientist in Beam Physics - summer job" hos företaget European Spallation Source ERIC och publicerades på webbjobb.io den 20 April 2018 klockan 10:47.

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