Engineering and Technology: Materials, Physics: Materials, Physics: Nuclear
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. The ideal candidate will be expected to maintain and upgrade the remote control system and the experimental tracking system that are currently the backbone of the laboratory operations. 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 cryo pumps) 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.
Qualifications and Essential Job Functions:
Minimum education level is an MS in a relevant field, background in the field of physics, nuclear physics, or an engineering field, and minimum experience of one year working with particle accelerators and ion sources
Practical knowledge and experience in accelerator physics in general and in ion irradiation experiments in particular preferred
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
Each candidate should submit a curriculum vitae that includes at least three references.
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