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If you are a software engineer willing to contribute to the design of the next generation controls software applications for the LHC, then join our team! Take part!


Contribute your mechanical engineering design skills and expertise in work safety to the world's largest particle physics laboratory in the world: CERN. Take part! 


Open Science Information Architect (THOR Project)
The THOR project is a cooperation of CERN, the British Library, ORCID, DataCite, Dryad, EMBL-EBI, PANGAEA, the Australian National Data Service, PLoS and Elsevier. THOR builds on the DataCite and ORCID initiatives to uniquely identify scholarly artefacts (such as data) and attribute them to researchers through `persistent identifiers' (PIDs). The project is completing arrangements for financing by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Program, is expected to start in June 2015 and last 30 months.


It's big, it's loud, it's cold, and it's a challenging and exciting place to work! Come and join the mechanical team supporting, consolidating, developing and maintaining CERN cryogenic facilities, a unique opportunity to work on large and complex cryogenic equipments and to participate to the design, construction, installation and commissioning of cryogenics systems for accelerators, detectors and test facilities.


Are you a qualified electrical or electro-mechanical technical engineer? Contribute your experience to the design, operation and maintenance of electro-mechanical equipment used in the fast-pulsed magnet systems in the CERN accelerators- Take part!


Are you currently enrolled or about to embark on a PhD in particle physics research (incl. computing for physics) in a Member State or Non-Member State University that is member of the CERN ATLAS collaboration (see list of universities at: ) and you are interested in carrying out your thesis within the ATLAS collaboration?
Deadline to submit applications incl. references: 20 July 2015


Are you a hands-on electrical or electro-mechanical technician? Contribute your experience to the design, operation and maintenance of electro-mechanical equipment used in the fast-pulsed magnet systems in the CERN accelerators- Take part!


Physicist (Experimental Physics) in the Physics Department


Are you passionate about electronics design and development? Are you skilled in both analogue and digital electronic design? If you are eager to acquire new skills and knowledge in a team of professionals who will train you in the field of pulsed power systems applied to the largest particle physics laboratory in the world, this is an opportunity for you. Take part!


Are you an experienced Developer who is passionate about service quality and enjoys sharing ideas with others? Would you like to join our Advanced Information Systems group, and be part of a team that is essential in running the World's largest particle physics laboratory? We provide the Organization with innovative administrative information systems used regularly by more than 15,000 users around the world and are looking for you to contribute your expertise in an exciting and challenging environment: CERN. Take part!


MCnetITN Training Network for Monte Carlo Event Generators for LHC Physics is an Initial Training Network funded under the European Commission's 7th Framework Programme. It is coordinated by the University of Manchester. CERN is a partner.


Director for International Relations, CERN.
Directeur/Directrice des relations internationales au CERN.


Director for Finance and Human Resources, CERN.
Directeur/Directrice des finances et des ressources humaines au CERN.


Are you a Database Engineer experienced with MySQL and/or PostgreSQL willing to take an active role in the support of the databases used by the LHC experiments, LHC accelerator operations team and by CERN's administrative support services? Make your contribution to CERN's Database On Demand project to provide all support and tools for users of the 200+ databases of its infrastructure. Take part!


With a total of 130 km of vacuum vessel, CERN operates one of the largest vacuum systems in the world. Are you interested in studying and designing new components for  this unique infrastructure, then come and join the Vacuum, Surfaces and Coatings Group! Take part!


Are you a Software Engineer, experienced with modern software techniques and design and development of distributed software systems? Are you ready to take an active role in the development of the communications services and infrastructure used by the CERN operation teams to control the particle accelerators and drive the beams from the source to the LHC? Then join CERN and take part in one of the most incredible scientific experiments in the world!


The FTEC (Formacion en las TEcnologias del CERN) Trainee Programme has been established through a bilateral agreement between CERN and CIEMAT (Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas) in Spain.

Deadline to submit applications: 12.04.2015 (23:59 CET)


Are you a software developer excited by the idea to tackle big data challenges? Join our development team of 10 computing scientists and physicists to immediately apply your software development skills. Take the opportunity to profit from your integration in the broader software and data acquisition community where innovative concepts are implemented. Take part!


Are you an Applied Physicist or Mechanical Engineer looking for unprecedented challenges in building large scale detectors in underground caverns? Do you want to be part of an exciting international project and contribute to the development of unique cryogenic and gas purifications installations using the latest technologies? CERN, Take Part!


Are you a service-oriented administrative assistant with strong organization skills? The Beams' department is offering a great opportunity to join a multinational team with a wide range of skills and expertise that operates and provides support for the world's largest particle accelerators. Take part!


Are you a professional fire and rescue officer with solid operational experience of supervising a team of officers? This opportunity could be your next professional challenge! Come and join an international team of highly qualified firefighters at CERN, the world's largest particle physics laboratory! Take part!


Did you know that CERN's main central Computing Facilities are among the most important network hubs for research in Europe? Did you know that it hosts several thousand servers, sited in a main Computer Centre and two remote computing rooms located in Geneva and in Budapest? Join a team of eight members where everyone is an equal and take the challenge of being involved in the installation of 300 servers in less than a week and troubleshooting issues on a huge variety of hardware platforms. Take part!


Are you an experienced operations engineer, specialised in ventilation and cooling industrial plants? Contribute your skills and experience to the operation and maintenance of complex large-scale installations in a unique environment hosting some of the world's most complex technical plants. Join CERN's Cooling and Ventilation team. Take part! 


Make your contribution to the challenging work of CERN's Control Centre (CCC): join the technical infrastructure shift crew to monitor and control CERN's technical infrastructure, handle events and faults as they occur, arrange on-site repairs and manage resources according to set priorities. Take part!


Do you have a Bachelor's degree in electronics? Are you experienced with electronics test, measurements & commissioning ? Put your skills to the test in a unique environment, CERN's vast vacuum infrastructure with a total of 130km of vacuum vessels, and contribute to the development and maintenance of the control systems for existing and new vacuum installations. CERN, Take part!