Visuray is searching for a Nuclear Physicist to work on revolutionary X-ray imaging technology for the oil and gas industry. Visuray is a compact, multi-national oil-services company that develops novel radiological imaging techniques, and then designs, manufactures and operates tools to utilize these techniques inside oil and gas wells. We offer a fast-paced and exciting work environment where each employee has the opportunity to have a significant impact on the company and on the entire industry through our innovative products.
The Nuclear Physicist will use MCNP modelling to help guide the development of both imaging techniques and downhole tools. The Nuclear Physicist will construct simple models to improve understanding of the fundamental X-ray physics relevant to the imaging processes used in the downhole tools. In addition, the Nuclear Physicist will develop more complex models to test and optimize tool concepts. The successful candidate will interact daily with a dynamic team of Physicists, Mathematicians and Engineers to drive innovation and achieve ambitious goals. Additionally, the candidate should be able to work independently, critically analyze results, and communicate both the results and analyses clearly.
Performing MCNP simulations of tool concepts to optimize design;
Investigating physics of downhole X-ray imaging and logging through MCNP simulations;
Analyzing and interpreting simulation results to guide development;
Contributing to development of new measurements or imaging methods;
Contributing to specifications of hardware and software necessary to create imaging or logging products.
Desired skills and qualifications:
PhD or equivalent level of experience in nuclear physics required, experience in X-ray or gamma ray domain highly desirable;
Extensive experience with MCNP simulations and modelling required;
Must be legally permitted to hold an MCNP license;
Knowledge of well-logging tools and techniques desirable;
Knowledge of X-ray imaging techniques, especially modelling of imaging in MCNP, desirable;
Must be able to think critically, analyze results, and make inferences.
PhD in Physics
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience and relevance to the industry
Visuray is a multi-national oil-services company offering a fast-paced exciting work environment that develops novel radiological imaging techniques, designs, manufactures and operates tools utilizing these techniques inside oil and gas wells. Each employee has opportunity to significantly impact the company and the entire industry.The company currently employs about 35 highly motivated scientists..., engineers and technicians based on Norway and Katy, Texas. Salary and benefits are highly competitive within the local markets.
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