Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Each candidate should submit a curriculum vitae that includes at least three references. A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences has an open position for an Accelerator Scientist to serve as part of a team in the operation, maintenance and advancement of particle accelerators and related auxiliary equipment in the Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory (MIBL). Duties include operation of the particle accelerators and the ion sources in order to deliver high quality ion beams to the users of the laboratory, troubleshooting of vacuum (mechanical, turbo and cryopumps) and electronic equipment and initial testing of faulty components. The successful candidate will interact with and assist the users of the laboratory with their experiments and be available, on occasion, after hours and in the weekend and will contribute to the development and advancement of capability of the laboratory.
The successful candidate is expected to start on January 4, 2021.
Minimum education level is an MS in a related field.
Background in the field of physics, nuclear physics, or an engineering field, and minimum of one year experience working with particle accelerators and ion sources.
Practical knowledge and experience in accelerator physics in general, and in ion irradiation experiements in particular preferred.
Experience with GUI programs such as Labview, Visual C, and similar, or experience with software-hardware integration in accelerator-based environment.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.
Good oral, written, and communication skills, as well as good time management skills.
Ability to supervise and assist internal and external users to conduct routine experiments.
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