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Expert engineer in instrumentation (M/F)

This offer is available in the following languages:
Français - Anglais

Date Limite Candidature : vendredi 9 décembre 2022

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General information

Reference : UMR7346-ANNPOR-092
Workplace : MARSEILLE 09
Date of publication : Friday, October 28, 2022
Type of Contract : FTC Technical / Administrative
Contract Period : 12 months
Expected date of employment : 1 January 2023
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Between 2661 and 3055 euros gross per month depending on experience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent

Missions

The « Centre de Physique des particules de Marseille » (CPPM) is offering a position to work on the preparation and the verification of the performances of the Euclid NISP instrument, and its follow-up during the in-flight operations. Euclid is an international European Space Agency (ESA) mission, scheduled to be launched in 2023. The scientific goal of the mission is to understand the nature of the dark matter and the dark energy that represent 95% of the content of the Universe. For that, Euclid will measure the shapes and the positions of tens of millions of galaxies thanks to two instruments, an imager in the visible domain, the VIS instrument, and a spectrophotometer observing the sky in the near infra-red domain, the NISP instrument.
The CPPM team is highly implied in the Euclid project, and has in charge the scientific responsibility of the spectroscopic part of the NISP. The team works on the ground and space based NISP data analysis and instrument calibration. The CPPM is also a major actor in the NISP infra-red detectors characterization and a part of the team works on the developments of the pipeline of the NISP spectroscopic simulations.

Activities

The hired person will join this team of experts on the NISP instrument. He/She will have the responsibility of the instrument and its performances follow-up, before and after the in-flight commissioning phase, starting just after the satellite launch. He/She will work as a support for the NISP Instrument Scientist, based at CPPM. This activity includes the preparation of the in-flight data analyses software, the validation of the calibration procedures and the performances verification of the instrument.

Skills

The candidate must have:
Knowledge:
• A degree in Physics, Astrophysics or in instrumentation engineer high school
• A good skill in software engineering
• A good knowledge of signal and images processing and statistical methods
Know-how:
• Scientific data analysis and modelization
• A good knowledge of programming languages C/C++/Python
• A good skill of Linux/Unix operating system and virtualization methods
• English: Level C2 or C1 (Common European languages referential)
• Writing technical reports in English.
Team Work:
• Ability to work within a team and in an international collaboration.

An expertise in instrumentation, spatial projects, or data reduction in astronomy/cosmology will be considered.
Recommendation letters are welcome

Work Context

The person recruited will work in the Euclid team of the Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille.
He/she will be based in Marseille with regular travel for meetings in France and Europe.
The weekly working time is 38h30
The number of days of annual leave is 44 days (32 days leave + 13 days RTT - 1 day of solidarity)
The person recruited will receive a salary corresponding to his/her professional seniority in zone 1, according to the salary scale for contractual jobs level 1/IR of the CNRS

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