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Chemistry Technician

Job Location: 
Grenoble, Rhône-Alpes, France
Job Title / Reference: 
Chemistry Technician - 2507
25 – 30 k€ and additional allowances may apply
Application deadline: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017
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As part of the Experiments Division, the Chemistry & Micro-Imaging Lab provides the platform and expertise for sample preparation and characterization for experimental work at the ESRF. 

The facilities comprise fully equipped laboratories, specific equipment for handling air- and moisture-sensitive substances as well as analytical instrumentation.

As technician for the Chemistry & Micro-Imaging Laboratories, your missions are the following:

  • Play an active role in the day-to-day operation of the Chemistry & Micro-Imaging Laboratory
  • Provide support to users and participate in projects assigned to the lab
  • Contribute to the upgrade and permanent improvement of the lab infrastructure
  • Maintain laboratory equipment, manage stock of chemicals and consumables
  • Edit professional experimental protocols and manuals


  • You should hold a technician degree (BSc, Licence, HND, HNC, BTS, DUT, Bachelor, Meister, Vordiplom, Perito, Laurea Triennale, Diplomatura, Ingenieria Técnica or equivalent) in chemistry
  • 1 to 5 years of professional experience ideally; applications from recent graduates may be considered
  • Experience in synthetic (in)organic chemistry and/or analytical instrumentation are an asset
  • Good communication skills to cope with demands from multinational user teams
  • Proficiency in English (working language at the ESRF)


The annual gross salary will be within the range 25 – 30 k€ and additional allowances may apply. The contract should start in September 2017. The ESRF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.

Open until filled (The job posting will expire 3 months after post date): 
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