: We are seeking Physicists to join a dynamic team conducting pulsed\-power\-accelerator physics research\. Are you passionate about improving the understanding of accelerator physics and using your skills to improve accelerator technology, particularly by upgrading Z and similar machines? Do you dream of helping to build the technical foundation for next\-generation pulsed power accelerators that support the U\.S\. Department of Energy's national\-security mission? If so, you will want to consider applying for this opportunity\. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Develop next generation pulsed power drivers or accelerators as "engines of discovery" for national security and high energy density physics+ Collaborate with a dynamic team of scientists, engineers, and technicians in designing, building and testing these drivers+ Lead and collaborate on experiments on Z and other pulsed power machines+ Develop mathematical models and new components, systems, and accelerators for pulsed\-power technologies+ Perform analytic calculations and numerical simulations+ Publish results in premier peer\-reviewed physics and engineering journals The experimental component of the work outlined above will be conducted in pulsed\-power laboratory environments, and will involve hazards that include, but are not limited to, the following: high voltage, high current, high\-energy capacitors; high\-power lasers; a variety of radiation sources, chemicals, and nuclear materials; vacuum systems; elevated work platforms, ladders, and confined spaces; large and heavy pieces of equipment, overhead cranes, and forklifts; open water tanks and open oil tanks; and a variety of power and hand tools\. Required: + Bachelor's and Master's in engineering, physics, or a related discipline plus 2 years' experience; or a Bachelor's and PhD in a related discipline+ Experience in design and fielding of pulsed\-power components and systems+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoE Q clearance Desired: + Experience applying engineered safety principles in laboratory activities+ Experience in advanced accelerator physics+ Experience in a dynamic research environment solving technically complex problems+ Experience in large state\-of\-the\-art pulsed\-power facilities+ Experience with electrical, mechanical, pressure, vacuum, and diagnostic systems+ Experience defining and solving challenging, complex problems in a timely fashion+ Publications including first\-author peer\-reviewed journal articles in engineering, physics, or a related discipline+ Advanced experimental, analytical, and computational skills+ Advanced interpersonal skills+ Active DoE Q clearance Department Description: The Pulsed Power Accelerator Science and Technology Group \(1650\) invents, develops, builds, tests, and improves accelerators for a wide range of national security missions for the country\. We develop innovative pulsed power architectures for multiple missions requiring high voltages and high current accelerators\. We are also developing the pulsed power science basis for components, high voltage breakdown, high voltage flashover, for increased performance from Z, and for next generation drivers such as Z\-Next, Thor, and Neptune\. We develop and support power flow modeling and diagnostics\. We also manage Sandia's participation in the Enhanced Capabilities for Sub\-Critical Experiments \(ECSE\) project\. Our state\-of\-the\-art machines include Z machine, Thor, Neptune, and Jupiter\. About Sandia: Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs: + Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide+ Extraordinary co\-workers+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\* _World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov \*These benefits vary by job classification\. Security Clearance: Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\. Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\. Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\. EEO Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\.
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About Sandia National Laboratories
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation with major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense. To learn more, please visit our website at www.sandia.gov. We are searching for a Manager for the Semiconductor Device Sciences Department for the Albuquerque facility. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.
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