Position and Grade: Technical Director (D-1)
Duty Station: Allan, Jordan
Issue Date: 6 September 2011
Application Deadline: 31 October 2011
Type/Duration of Appointment: Fixed term, 3 years with the possibility of renewal
(subject to a probationary period of 1 year)
He/She is appointed by the Council on the recommendation of the General Director. He/She will be in
charge of the construction of a new 3rd generation synchrotron light source, SESAME. He/She will be responsible for the installation and commissioning with beam of the injector part (a Microtron and a Booster) and for the construction, installation and commissioning with beam of a new 2.5 GeV Storage Ring. He/She will lead the technical sector of SESAME, which brings together physicists, engineers and technicians both at the expert level or freshly hired on the specific disciplines of the accelerators. He/She will work in a close collaboration with the Scientific Director for the construction of the beamlines and for the interface between the Machine and the beamlines. He/She will also be responsible for the Front-Ends.