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Physicist FRIB/NSCL-Continuing

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams
Department: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams 10049299
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

SECAR Device Physicist

Position Summary

  • Support use of JENSA and SECAR by NSCL and FRIB users
  • Initiate, develop, and implement improvements and upgrades to the SECAR/JENSA system to enable nuclear science experiments and achieve ultimate performance
  • Operate SECAR/JENSA safely and reliably with high availability
  • Establish and document standard operating procedures for SECAR and JENSA
  • Contribute to the mentoring of early career scientists, undergraduate and graduate students, and post-doctoral research associates
  • Contribute to scientific research with SECAR/JENSA and the publication of scientific results
  • Perform work in a safe manner
  • Perform work according to quality requirements
  • Conceive, design, and create system upgrades and development projects
  • Establish policies, procedures, and standards
  • Manage and prioritize resources and equipment allocation for projects and systems

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

  • PhD or equivalent in Physics, Accelerator Physics, or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience with nuclear science experiments using beams
  • Ability to work with export controlled technologies

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with ion beam transport or ~MeV/u scale low energy ion beam diagnostics
  • Track record of successful initiation and/or implementation of technical developments for nuclear science experiments
  • Track record of research in nuclear science or accelerator physics
  • Demonstrated ability to follow safety and operating procedures
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Interest in nuclear astrophysics

Required Application Materials

CV and cover letter

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