As is traditional we will hold an end-of-year ‘JAI Fest’ to celebrate the research achievements of JAI members, focussing on the work of our students and postdocs. A preliminary date for the 2021 Fest is December 10th, so pencil it into your diaries (or modern electronic equivalent).
The third lecture of the joint UK accelerator institutes seminar series will take a look at the PIP-II project at Fermilab. Professor Lia Merminga will be giving the talk at 16:15 on Thursday 28th of October. Further details of the talk, including the Zoom video link, can be found on on the seminar series Indico page.
Following the successful relaunch of the joint UK Seminar Series last week, Professor Swapan Chattopadhyay will be discussing the topic of quantum beams. The talk will be given at 16:15 on Thursday 21st October on Zoom. Further details and the Zoom link can be found on on the seminar series Indico page.
After a successful first seminar series in the summer of 2021, the JAI and the Cockroft institute have announced a second seminar series for the autumn. The series has been organised jointly by both institutes, and will contain a plethora of cutting edge accelerator physics topics that looks to even surpass the range of the previous series.
The first seminar will be given by Dr. Walter Wuensch of CERN on Thursday 14th October at 16:15. Dr. Wuensch will be talking about the recently announced collaboration between CERN and Le Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, CHUV, which aims to build a facility to perform the cutting edge "FLASH radiotherapy".
The Department of Physics is seeking to strengthen our programme in Accelerator Physics with the appointment of an Associate Professor or Professor in Particle Accelerator Physics with effect from 1 September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will also be offered a Tutorial Fellowship at Worcester College, under arrangements described in the job description. The combined University and College salary will be in the range £48,114 to £64,605 per annum plus substantial additional benefits including a College housing allowance of £9,660 p.a., a research and tutorial allowance of £1,752 p.a. and an entertainment allowance of £450 p.a. An allowance of £2,804 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title. Full Professors also have access to further merit-based pay awards.