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Evanston, Illinois, The Center for Computational and Theory of Soft Materials (CCTSM) at Northwestern University invites applications for two postdoctoral positions in theoretical and/or numerical soft matter physics. The candidates preferred background is PhD in Physics or Applied Physics, or in closely related fields with experience in active matter, hydrodynamics, elasticity and/or electrostatics. The candidates will develop models to study structure formation and/or locomotion in driven systems such as functionalized hydrogel composites under external stimuli including magnetic and electric fields and light. The position will begin preferably early in the fall. Review of applications will begin on July 15 and will continue until the positions are filled. To apply for the position, candidates should email [email protected] . Please include a CV, a list of references, and a brief description of your previous research. Women and under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply. Learn more about CCTSM at Northwestern University: https://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/research/computation-theory-soft-materials-center/
Princeton, New Jersey, Job Description: Princeton University is seeking one (or more) postdoctoral or more senior research associates to work with the Princeton Institute for Computational Science and Engineering (PICSciE) and the High Energy Experiment group in the Princeton Physics Department on computational research in experimental High Energy Physics (HEP). HEP focuses on understanding the elementary particles that are the fundamental constituents of matter and their interactions. Obtaining scientific results from these experiments requires complex software and computing systems, developed by international teams of researchers over the course of decades. The resulting scientific data sets are among the largest in the world. The postdoctoral research associate(s) will be part of the Institute for Research and Innovation in Software for High Energy Physics (IRIS-HEP, https://iris-hep.org/ ), which is developing innovative solutions to the computational and data challenges of the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC), which will collect data starting in 2027 and continue into the 2030's. The position(s) will play a leadership role in one of several R&D projects, including research into highly performant data analysis systems, the application of novel machine learning techniques to HEP, and/or the implementation of other innovative event reconstruction algorithms. The postdoctoral research associate(s) will also have the opportunity to do their own research on the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland. For additional information, contact Dr. Peter Elmer ([email protected]). Where these positions will be based is subject to negotiation. Current group members are based in Princeton University in Princeton, NJ, at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, and at Fermilab near Chicago, IL. Appointments are initially for one year, with renewal possible based on satisfactory performance and funding. Applicants must apply online at https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/position/21021 and include a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of research experience and interests, and a cover letter with the names and contact information of three references. The position is subject to the University's background check policy. Essential Qualifications: Ph.D. in either Experimental Particle Physics or a closely related field, or advanced degree in Computer Science or related field with a focus on applications Strong programming skills, in particular with Python and/or C++ Experience developing scientific or data science software applications such as those being developed by IRIS-HEP Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills Able to work collaboratively with researchers, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds Preferred Qualifications: Ability to direct efforts of others within teams of various sizes Experience working in large, international scientific collaborations and delivering software in such contexts Experience with one or more of the following: data analysis of large scientific datasets, data science and/or machine learning tools, trigger/reconstruction algorithms for large high energy or nuclear physics detectors, software development for GPUs and other new architectures as well as related performance optimizations Additional Information: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as they arrive, and all applications received by 1 September 2021, will receive full consideration. Princeton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Zeuthen, Germany, For our location in Zeuthen we are seeking: Senior Scientist Accelerator Physics - Tenure Track Limited: initially limited to 5 years with the possibility of conversion to a permanent position | Starting date: earliest possible | ID: APMA012/2021 | Deadline: 15.07.2021 | Full-time/Part-time DESY, with its more than 2700 employees at its two locations in Hamburg and Zeuthen, is one of the world's leading research centres. Its research focuses on decoding the structure and function of matter, from the smallest particles of the universe to the building blocks of life. In this way, DESY contributes to solving the major questions and urgent challenges facing science, society and industry. With its ultramodern research infrastructure, its interdisciplinary research platforms and its international networks, DESY offers a highly attractive working environment in the fields of science, technology and administration as well as for the education of highly qualified young scientists. The photo-injector test facility at DESY in Zeuthen (PITZ, near Berlin) will be expanded to advance the research and development of tumor therapies with short irradiation durations at high dose rates as well as high electron beam energy (so-called FLASH and VHEE radiotherapies). These promise better tumor control with fewer side effects in healthy tissue. The extremely wide parameter range for electron beams available at PITZ and the high flexibility of the facility allow unique research opportunities for future tailored applications in humans. We are looking for a project leader with strong accelerator experience, who will lead the extension of the facility for this project and keep an eye on all major influencing factors together with local and international cooperation partners. About the role: Project management for radiation biology, FLASH and VHEE radiotherapy at PITZ. Close collaboration with e.g. dosimetry experts, biologists, physicians Representation of the project internally and externally Participation in the research operation of the PITZ accelerator To be successful in this role: Master's degree in physics with PhD or equivalent qualification Profound and several years of experience in development, technology and operation of accelerator facilities and their applications Experience in beam dynamics Experience in project management Well-developed skills in interdisciplinary communication and cooperation in international collaborations Business fluent German and English Experience in radiation biology, biophysics, medical technology, especially cancer therapy is advantageous Good reasons to join: Look forward to a unique working environment on our international research campus. We attach particular importance to appreciative cooperation and the well-being of our DESY employees. Gender equality is an important aspect for us. To support work life balance we offer flexible working hours, variable part-time and job-sharing. You will benefit from our family-friendly and collegial atmosphere, our established health management and occupational pension provision. As a public employer, we offer you a secure workplace and facilitate your individual career with our comprehensive training and development opportunities. Remuneration is in according to the regulations of the TV AVH. For further information please contact Dr. Frank Stephan at +49 33762 7-7338 ([email protected]). Applications (in German or English) should include a detailed curriculum vitae, publication list, explanations and evidence of experience background and 3 names for references. We look forward to receiving your application via our application portal . DESY promotes equal opportunities and diversity. The professional development of women is very important to us and therefore we strongly encourage women to apply for the vacant position. Applications from severely disabled persons will be given preference if they are equally qualified. You can find further information here: https://www.desy.de/career/ Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY Personalabteilung Notkestraße 85 22607 Hamburg Phone: +49 40 8998-3392
Chestertown, Maryland, Washington College, a private liberal arts and sciences college in Chestertown, Maryland, is seeking applicants for a full-time one-semester visiting assistant professor position in physics for the Fall 2021 semester . We serve about 1,100 undergraduate students, emphasizing excellence in teaching and a commitment to scholarly research. We seek a candidate who is committed to teaching excellence. Candidates should be prepared to teach introductory and advanced courses in physics, as well as labs. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is expected. However, outstanding ABD candidates may also receive consideration. Washington College seeks employees committed to advancing inclusion and equity and to cultivating a community that welcomes all people, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression. Of special interest are candidates who can further the College’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The College is located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, about 1.5 hours from Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. For more information about the College, please consult the college’s website ( www.washcoll.edu ),the department’s website ( https://www.washcoll.edu/academic_departments/physics/index.php ), and view the college’s diversity statement ( https://www.washcoll.edu/people_departments/offices/president/diversitystatement.php ). Washington College’s Fall semester starts August 30, 2021, with new faculty needing to be on-campus prior to that to get acclimated and prepared for the year. Candidates must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae/resume, a teaching philosophy that includes a statement on working with diverse student populations, undergraduate and graduate school transcripts, and the contact information of three professional references at https://www.washcoll.edu/people_departments/offices/human-resources/employment/index.php . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Department of Physics and Astronomy Faculty of Science University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Assistant or Associate Professor in Theoretical/Computational Biophysics Position # 30389 The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for one or more full-time tenured or tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, commencing July 1, 2022, or on a date mutually agreed upon. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Department seeks an emerging scholar with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Exceptional candidates at the rank of Professor may also be considered. Outstanding candidates in any area of Theoretical/Computational Biophysics will be considered, with particular emphasis on candidates who will contribute to the new Faculty of Science initiative in synthetic, structural, and digital biology and who can complement or extend the department’s existing strengths in biophysics including image analysis and modelling, microfluidic / lab-on-chip development, cell migration research, computational modelling of protein energetics and structural dynamics and, nanomagnetism and ultrasonic physics for bioapplications. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and preferably post-doctoral experience or other distinguishing attributes in Theoretical/Computational Biophysics or a related field. Duties will include undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching and supervision, research, including the establishment of an externally funded research program, and service-related activities. The successful candidate will have a track record of high quality scholarly research leading to peer assessed publications; will either have, or demonstrate the potential to establish, an independent, innovative, scholarly, externally fundable research program; will have demonstrated strength in or strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions; and will exhibit evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment. To enrich our Department and create role models for a diverse population of students, we particularly invite application from those who can support and enhance our diversity, including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities and racialized persons, and those committed to a diverse environment. The Department currently has 22 full time tenured and tenure track faculty members and two Instructors, and offers a full range of both undergraduate and graduate programs in Subatomic Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics and Biological and Medical Physics. The Faculty of Science has recently obtained a state of the art cryo-electron microscope. The Department has a well-established and equipped research facility, including in-house high-performance computing clusters and additional facilities available through Compute Canada, and is supported by strong research links with other University of Manitoba departments including Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biological Sciences, Medicine, Biosystems Engineering and the Manitoba Institute for Materials. Further information about the Department can be obtained from . Winnipeg is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba. The city has a rich cultural environment, including symphony, opera, dance, theatre, and ethnic festivals. The region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons. Learn more about Winnipeg at www.winnipeg.ca. The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact [email protected] or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only. Applications including a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, a three page research plan and contact information for three references should be sent to: [email protected] (PDF files preferred). Please ensure to specify position number 30389 in the application. For further information contact the Search Committee Chair at: [email protected]a. The closing date for receipt of applications is August 1, 2021. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The Department of Physics & Astronomy and the Department of Chemistry Faculty of Science University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Position # 30381 (Quantum Frontiers) The Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics & Astronomy invite applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, commencing July 1, 2022, or on a date mutually agreed upon. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Departments seek an emerging scholar with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Exceptional candidates at any level will also be considered. Outstanding candidates in any area of Physics or Chemistry will be considered, with particular emphasis on candidates who will complement or extend the departments’ strengths. These strengths include but are not limited to nanomagnetism, light-matter interaction, ab initio modeling, transition-metal complexes, design and synthesis of novel materials for photophysical, biomedical, energy and other applications. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and preferably post-doctoral experience or other distinguishing attributes in Condensed Matter Physics, Quantum/ Computational Chemistry, Computational Materials Science, Quantum Materials or a related field. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching in Chemistry and Physics and graduate supervision, research, including the establishment of an externally funded research program, and service-related activities. The successful candidate will have a track record of high-quality scholarly research leading to peer-assessed publications; will either have, or demonstrate the potential to establish, an independent, innovative, scholarly, externally fundable research program; will have demonstrated strength in or strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions; and will exhibit evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment. To enrich our departments and create role models for a diverse population of students, we particularly invite application from those who can support and enhance our diversity, including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities and racialized persons, and those committed to a diverse environment. Researchers at the University of Manitoba are supported by an extensive high performance computing infrastructure, including local GPU resources and on-site support staff, and also nationally through Compute Canada. Combined computational and theoretical modelling strengths in the two departments cover areas of materials, surfaces and nanoparticles, magnetic dynamics, heavy element chemistry, spin transport, catalysis, and spectroscopy. The Department of Physics & Astronomy currently has 22 full time tenured and tenure track faculty members and two Instructors, and offers a full range of both undergraduate and graduate programs in Subatomic Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics and Biological and Medical Physics. Research groups in the Department are well established and host extensive research infrastructure which includes ultrafast spectroscopy and microscopy, Mössbauer Spectroscopy, physical property measurement, x-ray diffraction, and magnetic resonance. The Department of Chemistry currently has 19 full time tenured and tenure track faculty members and eight Instructors, and offers a full range of both undergraduate and graduate programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Department has well-established and equipped research infrastructure which includes advanced X-ray diffraction, high-resolution mass spectrometry and NMR spectroscopy equipment housed in the Manitoba Chemical Analysis Laboratory (MCAL). The two departments have strong ties in research and teaching, and are supported by strong research links with other University of Manitoba departments and Faculties, including Computer Science, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, the Price Faculty of Engineering, the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Manitoba Institute of Materials (MIM) which supports the university’s advanced microscopy and surface characterization equipment. Further information about the Departments can be obtained from www.sci.umanitoba.ca/physics -astronomy and www.sci.umanitoba.ca/chemistry . Winnipeg is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba. The city has a rich cultural environment, including symphony, opera, dance, theatre, and ethnic festivals. The region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons. Learn more about Winnipeg at winnipeg.ca . The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact [email protected] or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only. Applications including a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, a three-page research plan and contact information for three references should be sent to [email protected] (PDF files preferred). Please ensure to specify position number 30381 in the application. For further information contact the Search Committee Co-Chairs at QTinquiries @umanitoba.ca . Review of applications will begin August 30. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act . Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.
West Chester, Pennsylvania, The Department of Physics and Engineering invites applications for multiple adjunct instructors starting August 2021. Primary duties will include teaching introductory physics courses and laboratory sections and providing students with support during office hours. Possible courses include algebra-based introductory physics lecture and lab, calculus-based introductory physics lab, and conceptual physics lecture. Teaching assignments will be determined upon appointment. The initial appointment will be for one semester. Minimum Qualifications B.S. in Physics for laboratory sections M.S. in Physics or related field for lecture sections Experience working with diverse populations and/or multicultural teaching experience Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. in Physics or related field Salary per three-credit course is $6,383.97. Applicants are required to submit cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of three references with contact information at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm . Review of applications will begin immediately for fall appointment. Due to the temporary nature of this work, sponsorship is not available. Adjunct instructor applications will be retained for ongoing review to meet University class scheduling needs. Applicants must successfully complete interview process to be considered as a finalist. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks. $6,383,97 per three-credit course
Boston, Massachusetts, The Lead Research Scientist for Theoretical Physics will lead a group of research scientist to create new innovation in theory and applications of quantum technology to business. This role is part of the global, corporate R&D department responsible for leading strategic technological progress. RIT collaborates with Harvard to accelerate the application of quantum technology to industry, and as the part of this collaboration, the researchers will have the access to Harvard physics department facilities as visiting scholars. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Create ideas and theory to apply quantum technology to business, feasible within 2 years timeframe of realistic quantum computer existing at that point. Together with experimental groups, demonstrate the potential in principle of concept fashion in 2 years timeframe. Play the role of evangelist to deeply understand the potential applications and implications of quantum technologies and educate people across the business group including executives and employee worldwide about the excitement of the technology. Together with top-level academic institutes around the world, build and publish papers to advance the state of art understanding of the applications of quantum technologies to make the company known as the leading research institute of quantum technology. Collaborate with the rest of the researchers in R&D to advance the cross-disciplinary ideas for physics and computer science. Manage a group of research scientists to make larger impacts in the society in alignment with the company vision/mission Grow the careers of research scientists in the company and in physics community in order for them to have larger impacts in the society. Define great problems both from business and academic perspective to set the goals and directions of theoretical physics group in the company by aligning with organizaitonal vision/missions. Build partnership and association between the company and top-level academic institutes in the world in order to accelerate physics research and the cpmpany's vision/mission. As part of Harvard collaboration, the researchers are expected to develop relationships and research collaborations with faculty members in Harvard physics department. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities) To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Strong research experience in theoretical physics, especially areas related to quantum information science, condensed matter physics, quantum optics, and atomic physics. Good experience to build theories to interface between experiments and theory such as proposals and explanations of experiments, and some experience to write papers together with experimentalists. Academic publications in top-tier peer-reviewed international conferences/journals*. Some programming skills in at least one of the following: C/C++, Java and/or Python. 10% Bonus plus Equity
Statesboro, Georgia, The Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Science and Mathematics seeks three visiting instructor or visiting assistant professor of physics for the upcoming academic year. The positions are located primarily on either the Armstrong or Statesboro campus. Georgia Southern University is a distinctive combination of Southern charm and uncompromising academics. We are a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution serving about 26,500 students through nine colleges on three beautiful oak-lined campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Throughout its degree offerings at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern cultivates community collaboration, world-class scholarship and hands-on learning opportunities. Georgia Southern University was founded in 1906 as a school for teaching modern agricultural production techniques and homemaking skills to rural school children. Its Savannah campus was established in 1935 as Armstrong Junior College for local youth who could not afford to attend college away from home. The Liberty Center in Hinesville was established in 1998 to serve the military and their families at nearby Fort Stewart, the largest military base east of the Mississippi. All three locations came together in 2018 when Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University consolidated. The “new” Georgia Southern University preserves a passion for serving its neighbors while preparing students for lifelong service as scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities. Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University’s academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution’s Inclusive Excellence goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Within this setting, the Department of Physics offers a variety of studies in the fields of Physics and Astronomy leading to a Bachelor of Science in Physics, a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Physics, or a Master of Science in Applied Physical Sciences degree. Our majors graduate well prepared for a career in physics whether it be in industry, a professional degree such as medicine or dentistry, teaching physics in the high school, or to pursue an advanced degree. Position Description. Reporting to the Physics Department Chair, the Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor in Physics will be responsible for a workload of 15 hours per semester in teaching core physics courses for majors and non-majors, and other duties as specified by the Physics Department Chair. All visiting positions are non-tenure track, academic (9/10 month) year appointments. Appointments are for one year only, although there is the possibility of reappointment should funding permit and based upon satisfactory performance. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Required Qualifications: • Earned master’s degree (for visiting instructor) or doctorate (for visiting assistant professor) in Physics or a closely related field by August 1, 2021. • Evidence of commitment to teaching. • Ability to teach undergraduate physics courses and laboratories. • Ability to work with diverse populations. • Effective communication skills in spoken and written English. • Willingness to engage with institutional student success. • Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development. • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution. Screening of applications will begin as they are received and continue until the position is filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2020. To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body and to fulfill the University’s commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Pillar 3 of our University Strategic Plan: Inclusive Excellence. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. In addition, applicants are required to submit an Inclusive Excellence statement (2 pages). In the Inclusive Excellence statement, applicants should reflect on their experience, vision, and commitment regarding teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds and discuss past, current, and future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, service, and outreach. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to: Susan Hamilton, Search #12096 Department of Physics & Astronomy Georgia Southern University Electronic mail: [email protected] Telephone: 912-478-5292 More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or https://cosm.georgiasouthern.edu/physics/. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.
Schenefeld, Germany, Join our team European XFEL is an international non-profit company located in the Hamburg area in Germany. It operates a 3.4 km-long X-ray laser, which produces X-rays of unique quality for studies in physics, chemistry, the life sciences, materials research and other disciplines. The diverse scientific facilities at European XFEL enable scientists from across the globe to carry out a wide range of experimental techniques. For our Detector Operations (DetOp) group we are looking for an Postdoctoral scientist for detector calibration (f/m/d) The position Participate in the characterisation and calibration of X-ray detectors at the European XFEL Support and consult beamline scientists and the detector developers on calibration and characterisation related issues Participate in scientific experiments especially aimed to test the improved detector performances Make use and further develop the calibration infrastructure for the detectors used at XFEL Take an active role in the user support provided to the instruments by the Data Department Requirements PhD in physics or an equivalent experience Experience in calibration and characterisation of advanced silicon X-ray and/or particle detectors is an asset Experience in detector operation and usage at a light source is considered as an asset Knowledge about detector front-end electronics and of a programming language like Python is an asset Experience with simulation of detector response to X-rays is an asset Good communication skills and ability to work in a structured way in a culturally diverse and multi-disciplinary team with English as working language For additional information, please contact Dr. Monica Turcato ( [email protected] ) . Working place will be Schenefeld in the Hamburg metropolitan area. General information on working in Germany, the Hamburg area and the European XFEL can be found under www.xfel.eu/careers . Our offer Become part of a vibrant international and multi-cultural team of scientists, engineers, technical and administrative staff. Be involved in cutting edge scientific and technical progress, participate in our international networks, and shape your life upon trust based flexible working times and telecommuting options. Experience our atmosphere of tolerance and respect. Salary and benefits are similar to those of public service organizations in Germany. In addition European XFEL provides a non-contributory company pension scheme, broad relocation benefits, as well as subsidized job-tickets and meals at our company restaurant. The European XFEL GmbH intends to achieve a widely international staff. Company language is English, non-German candidates hired from abroad receive an international allowance. Reference number S-379 Duration This appointment is initially limited to 3 years and may – subject to a later decision – be prolonged. Deadline 06 July 2021 Application Please apply online and provide a cover letter next to a CV in English, as well as your work certificates in one single pdf-file. Applicants with disabilities will be given preference over other equally qualified applicants The European XFEL GmbH is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women.
Clinton, New York, The Physics Department at Hamilton College invites candidates to apply for a Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning fall 2021. A PhD in Physics, or related field, is required for this one-year position. Job responsibilities could include teaching at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels, in both classroom and laboratory settings. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Applicants should submit a C.V., statements of teaching and research interests, and arrange for submission of three letters of reference to https://apply.interfolio.com/89064 . Questions regarding the search may be directed to Dr. Kate Brown, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected] . Review of materials will begin immediately. Hamilton ( www.hamilton.edu ) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-york/ , as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.
Call for Visiting Scholars in Theoretical Sciences | Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
Okinawa, Japan, As part of an initiative to develop a vibrant program in theoretical sciences, OIST invites applications for Visiting Scholars in the Theoretical Sciences. The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) is a research institution with a Ph.D. program. Outstanding graduate students and faculty are being attracted internationally. OIST is beautifully situated on the tropical island of Okinawa, Japan. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and be independent researchers, i.e., should have an academic standing equivalent to senior postdoc, junior group leader or faculty member at a research-intensive institution. The position has a flexible term of 3 to 12 months taken continuously starting no earlier than October 1, 2021. The appointment may be taken while on leave or sabbatical from another university, and comes with housing, research funds and moving allowance. Successful candidates will be eligible to apply for support with salary, where this is necessary to facilitate the visit. No teaching duties come with the position. OIST is an institution with no departments, aiming to eliminate barriers between people working in different fields. It provides a family-friendly working environment including the multilingual Child Development Center and has proactive policies designed to promote a culture of diversity. OIST is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer. Further details can be found at https://www.oist.jp/. Applicants should submit a CV including a list of publications, a brief description of research to date and proposed research while visiting OIST and the desired period of visit. All visits are subject to availability of funding. Applications received by August 15, 2021 are guaranteed full consideration. If you have any questions, please send inquiries to: [email protected] To apply, please go to our Interfolio page, http://apply.interfolio.com/88541 Successful candidates will be eligible to apply for support with salary, where this is necessary to facilitate the visit.
Washington, D.C., Apply Today! https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DOE-EERE-STP-HFTO-2021-1800 *Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. The Fuel Cell Technologies Fellow opportunity with the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office is now accepting applications. What will I be doing? As a member of the team, you will both learn and contribute across the range of activities associated with managing applied research within the Fuel Cell Technologies Program. The Fuel Cells Technology Program activities will include monitoring project progress and milestones; reviewing and analyzing project progress reports and other technical reports; and engaging with project researchers. Key areas of research and development within the Fuel Cell Technologies Program include catalysts, membranes, membrane electrode assemblies, stacks, and balance of plant components. Why should I apply? You will collaborate on the office's Fuel Cell Technologies Program, which focuses on developing fuel cells which are among the most promising technologies that are expected to transform the energy sector. They are highly efficient, fuel flexible, and offer diverse benefits. In particular, they are affordable, clean, and reliable fuel cell technologies that convert hydrogen to electrical power for a wide variety of applications, including transportation (automobiles, buses, trucks, rail, maritime) and stationary power generation (mid-scale electric power plants, backup power, small-scale distributed power plants for buildings). Where will I be located? Washington, DC or Golden, CO Apply Today! https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DOE-EERE-STP-HFTO-2021-1800 The details: You will receive a competitive stipend, an allowance to offset the costs of health insurance, research travel and materials up to $10,000, and relocation expenses reimbursement up to $5,000. You must be a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident and completed or be in the process of completing a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree. Program Website : https://www.energy.gov/eere/education/energy-efficiency-and-renewable-energy-science-technology-and-policy-program Questions? Email [email protected] . Please list the reference code [DOE-EERE-STP-HFTO-2021-1800] for this opportunity in the subject line of your email.
Livermore, California, We have an opening for a materials scientist with experience in metallography and/or fractography. You will perform a full range of moderate to complex research in the area of metallography, sample preparation, microscopy, and materials characterization for a wide variety of projects at LLNL, including working with hazardous materials, e.g., radioactive materials, beryllium and lead. This position is in the Metallurgy and Advanced Microscopy Group in the Materials Science Division (MSD). This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level. In this role you will Conduct moderately complex to complex work in metallography, fractography, and materials characterization, including sample preparation, macro- and micro-hardness testing, optical microscopy, and scanning electron microscopy (including electron backscatter diffraction and energy/wavelength dispersive spectroscopy) for a variety of principal investigators at LLNL. Contribute to the development and operation of metallography, sample preparation, and materials capabilities, including performing measurements, maintaining instruments, writing safety documentation, and upgrading equipment. Independently develop moderately complex to complex methods for preparing and analyzing one-of-a-kind samples, including hazardous materials, beryllium, and radioactive materials. Prepare written analyses, verbal briefings, and other products that capture and communicate research results. Present research findings to sponsors and customers. Contribute to and actively participate in the development of tools and techniques to achieve a high throughput of samples in the materials characterization laboratories. Perform other duties as assigned. Additional job responsibilities at the SES.3 Level Conduct advanced development of sample preparation techniques using state-of-the-art automated equipment. Serve as the primary technical contact on specific projects for LLNL customers. Assist LLNL staff in planning and coordinating sample preparation and characterization across laboratories within the materials characterization center of MSD. BS/BA in materials science, materials engineering, engineering technology, engineering science, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, or physics; or equivalent combination of education and extensive related experience. (AS/AA degree with experience is acceptable at the SES.2 level.) Broad understanding of basic materials science and sample preparation concepts and skills, including sample polishing techniques, optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, macro- and micro hardness testing and grain size measurements. Broad experience with preparation of metallographic specimens, including working with chemicals and etchants. Experience with optical microscopy techniques. Experience with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience operating computers to collect, analyze, and document scientific results. Ability to work independently, as well as a member of a team. Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to interact with a diverse set of scientists, engineers, and other technical and administrative staff within a collaborative research and development environment. Additional qualifications at the SES.3 level Significant experience in advanced electron microscopy techniques. Significant experience in materials characterization, including a theoretical understanding of techniques and limitations of the tools. Advanced knowledge in advanced materials science concepts, including phase transformations, dislocations, alloying, crystal structure, and grain boundaries. Qualifications We Desire Experience with scanning electron microscopy techniques, including expertise in operating an SEM. Experience in other materials preparation and characterization tools, such as x-ray diffraction, transmission electron microcopy, hardness testing, electropolishing, ion milling, vacuum coating, white-light interferometry, and density measurements. Experience with instrument maintenance and design and fabrication of simple fixtures.
Livermore, California, We have an opening for a Postdoctoral Researcher to work in molecular biology, microbiology, cellular biology, and advanced optical microscopy as part of a team studying bacterial pathogenesis and protein structure/function. You will develop and use engineered bacteria strains and mammalian host cells then apply dynamic fluorescence imaging techniques, including lattice light sheet microscopy, single molecule imaging, and dynamic transmission electron microscopy to reveal the molecular function and cellular role of proteins during host-pathogen interactions. This position is in the Biosciences and Biotechnology Division. In this role you will: Design and conduct experiments in biophysics, microbiology, molecular biology, and cell biology in support of host-pathogen interaction studies. Conduct work with proteins, bacteria, and eukaryotic cells for structure/function studies and live cell imaging experiments. Engineer bacteria strains and mammalian host cells to study protein expression dynamics of interest. Design and develop research projects focused on addressing defined problems. Present formal and informal overviews of progress in experimental work at regular meetings. Publish research results in peer-reviewed scientific or technical journals and present results at external conferences seminars and/or technical meetings. Maintain and establish laboratory protocols, an accurate and detailed laboratory notebook including complete records of experiments. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: PhD in Molecular or Cellular Biology, Bioengineering, Microbiology, Biophysics or related field. Experience with recombinant protein expression and purification. Experience with biophysical characterization of proteins. Experience with mammalian and bacterial cell culture. Experience working on basic research projects and the ability to understand and analyze experimental results. Ability to develop independent research projects as demonstrated through publication of peer-reviewed literature. Proficient verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment and present and explain technical information. Qualifications we desire: Experience with protein crystallization Experience with preparing samples for electron microscopy and preparing cell samples for fluorescence microscopy Experience with genetic manipulation of bacteria and computer programming (python scripting)
Livermore, California, We have an opening for a Deputy Program Leader to work with WTE and WCI leadership to coordinate and guide LLNL's involvement in uranium process modernization by facilitating the execution of LLNL programs involving uranium. You will work with programmatic and line management to nurture LLNL's Uranium manufacturing capabilities, and build/strengthen connections and collaborations with production agencies and design agencies. This position is in the Materials Science Division, and reports to the Program Leader for Uranium Modernization. In this role you will: Track execution of funded technical work in the area of U manufacturing modernization. With Associate Program Director (APD) and Program Leader (PL) communicate progress in technical work with stakeholders. With APD and PL serve as representative for LLNL interests in Uranium manufacturing methods, qualification, and maturation. Provide scientific leadership in Uranium manufacturing science and technology. Work with the APD and PL and discipline leadership to align and strengthen Uranium capabilities to ensure strong support of programs and deliverables. Develop strategic growth opportunities in Uranium research and development portfolio. Create and sustain a collaborate culture to enable effective with partnerships at relevant design and production agencies. Perform other duties as assigned. Active Q clearance required at time of hire PhD in material science, metallurgical sciences, mechanical engineering or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience. Significant experience and externally recognized Subject Matter Experience in Uranium manufacturing. Significant experience balancing complex, overlapping, and competing priorities. Significant experience in planning and executing large, multisite R&D efforts. Ability to create and sustain collaborations with distributed partners. Expert written and verbal communication skills, specifically the ability to explain and present highly complex ideas, as well as to communicate effectively with subordinates, peers, and leadership at multiple levels.
Livermore, California, We have an opening for Academic Graduate Appointees to participate in projects supporting a variety of Laboratory missions. As part of a multi-disciplinary team within the Materials Science Division, you will work on aerogels, nanoparticles, polymers, polymer composites, electrophoretic deposition, solution-based chemistry, corrosion, and/or additive manufacturing. You will actively support and be expected to participate in the design, synthesis, characterization, processing, and integration of materials for several applications including flexible electronics, binders for composites, and corrosion-resistant materials. In this role you will Perform, optimize, and scale up synthesis of nanomaterials using combinations of solution-based crystallization and hydrothermal synthesis including core-shell nanoparticles. Create and characterize nanoparticle dispersions. Be trained to synthesize and characterize films of polymer and polymer composites using advanced x-ray scattering and imaging techniques. Be trained to use electrochemical methods to monitor metal growth and degradation. Review scientific and technical literature to prepare for experiments. Keep an accurate and detailed laboratory notebook; generate, organize, and analyze experimental data; and participate in research planning. Prepare progress reports and presentations to supervisor/mentor and project teams. Provide technical support to engineers and scientists in research and development projects. Perform other duties as assigned. BS/MS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or in a related field. Experience performing wide-ranging experiments in a chemistry laboratory setting. Knowledge of general laboratory fundamentals and best practices. Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate technical information effectively with technicians, peers, and managers. Experience operating PC and/or Macintosh computers to collect, analyze, and document scientific results. Interpersonal skills necessary to work in a collaborative research environment and interact with a diverse set of scientists, engineers, technicians and other technical and administrative staff. Qualifications We Desire Experience in solvent-based synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials. Experience in synthesis and characterization polymers. Experience in electrochemical methods or x-ray scattering; atomic force microscopy. Experience in synthesis and characterization of feedstock for additive manufacturing processes.
Livermore, California, We have an opening for an inorganic analytical chemist/mass spectrometrist to support our trace element analysis by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) capability. This capability supports multiple scientific programs including nuclear forensics, environmental monitoring, and material science. This position is in the Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division supporting the Chemical and Isotopic Signatures Group. This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level. In this role you will Independently prepare samples for trace element analysis that may include sample digestion, spiking, and purification from sample matrix by ion exchange and other methods. Perform elemental analysis by Q-ICP-MS or HR-ICP-MS. Perform moderately complex data reduction and calculations, and prepare data reports. Maintain laboratory records for quality control and quality assurance purposes. Maintain chemistry laboratory equipment and interact with vendors or technicians for equipment purchase or repairs. Provide solutions to problems of moderate complexity. Interact with and support team members and the principal investigators on multiple projects. Perform other duties as assigned Additional job responsibilities, at the SES.3 level Establish new analytical protocols and techniques for complex sample matrices by mass spectrometry which may include hyphenated techniques such as HPLC-ICPMS and LA-ICP-MS. Prepare research proposals for agencies that fund research on nuclear science. Document and publish research results in peer-reviewed scientific publications and present results at external conferences, seminars and/or technical meetings. Ability to maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship. B.S. in analytical chemistry, radiochemistry, geochemistry or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with sample digestion techniques using thermal methods and concentrated acids. Experience in trace elemental and isotopic analysis using Q-ICP-MS, TQ-ICP-MS and/or HR-ICP-MS. Experience preparing samples in a clean room setting. Experience maintaining and troubleshooting laboratory equipment. Experience performing quality control evaluation of analytical data. Effective communication and interpersonal skills necessary to work in a collaborative research environment. Additional qualifications at the SES.3 level Ph.D. in Geochemistry, Chemistry, or related field, or equivalent level of demonstrated knowledge. Advanced knowledge of the operation of ICP-MS. Ability to develop independent research projects as demonstrated through publication of peer-reviewed literature. Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to work in a multidisciplinary team environment, author technical and scientific reports and publications, and deliver scientific presentations. Qualifications We Desire Experience with handling radioactive material. Experience with selective extraction media and chromatographic separation methods. Experience with automated separation techniques such as HPLC-ICP-MS. Experience with LA-ICP-MS. Experience with statistical programming languages such as R.
High Energy Density Science Center - Academic Graduate Appointee | Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, California, The LLNL High Energy Density Science (HEDS) Center, with the Physical and Life Sciences directorate has an opening for a physicist to pursue further education and learning on HEDS or Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF). The Academic Graduate Appointee will learn to develop data analysis tools for ICF experiments performed at the National Ignition Facility. The selected candidate will work on multi-disciplinary teams in an environment that encourages the support of the academic research and education community while focusing on problems of interest to LLNL and DOE programs. This position will be within the Physics Division. The HEDS center at LLNL is a focal point for connecting experts around the world with the extensive experimental and computational capabilities at LLNL. The center's mission is to strengthen fundamental research collaborations in the field of HEDS between LLNL and the academic community, and to enhance educational opportunities in HED science for students. Details about LLNL's High Energy Density Science Center may be found at: https://heds-center.llnl.gov In this role you will Analyze x-ray data and measure electron temperature from ICF experiments performed at the National Ignition Facility. Develop analytical tools to reconstruct three-dimensional hot spot shapes of ICF implosions. Participate in research team, including supporting work and research papers. Contribute to the fulfillment of technical projects and organizational objectives functioning as an effective team member on multi-disciplinary teams. Engage other scientists frequently to share relevant knowledge, opinions, and recommendations, working to fulfill deliverables as a team. Interact with LLNL HEDS center to enhance education HEDS science by attending seminars, lectures and online classes. Perform other duties as assigned. Bachelor's or Master's degree in physics, computer science, applied mathematics, or a related field. Experience working on data analysis of ICF experiments, including using x-ray diagnostic data. Experience working with software such as Python, C++ or Matlab. Ability to effectively manage concurrent technical tasks with competing priorities and meet deadlines that are important to project success. Ability to approach difficult problems with enthusiasm and creativity. Effective interpersonal skills necessary to interact with all levels of personnel and ability to work independently in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Effective written and verbal communication skills to prepare, present, and document technical information. Willingness to further HEDS education by attending seminars, lectures, and online classes.
Livermore, California, Are you an energy systems expert? Are you passionate about technologies and systems for a sustainable and secure energy future? We have an opening for an Energy Systems Scientist to support and lead projects in our diverse energy portfolio spanning climate resilient infrastructure, carbon drawdown, and distributed energy grids. In this role, you will contribute to Livermore's Carbon Initiative, with the ambitious goal of rolling back the causes of climate change. You will participate in Livermore's Energy Programs, including Energy and Resource Security and Cyber and Infrastructure Resilience to design the next generation of sustainable and secure energy systems. This position is in the Energy group within the Atmospheric, Earth, and Energy Division. In this role you will: Analyze the security, performance, cost, lifecycle impacts, and policy ramifications of diverse energy innovations. Design components, technologies, and systems that substantially improve the climate resilience and carbon drawdown potential over state-of-the-art. Assess the resources that are available and required to meet energy, sustainability, and resilience goals at local, regional, and national scales. Participate in complex projects that field-demonstrate carbon drawdown and energy resilience. Communicate the importance and results of climate and infrastructure resilience R&D to technical and non-technical stakeholders. Publish analysis and results of Carbon Initiative and Infrastructure Resilience projects in the peer reviewed literature. Perform other duties as assigned. Additional job responsibilities at the SES.4 level Lead and manage supporting personnel who conduct analysis under your direct supervision. Lead and develop teams to conduct and support technology demonstrations. Develop new work with Federal, State, and commercial sponsors and partners in these areas. Qualifications: Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship. PhD. in an energy-focused field such as Earth Science, Environmental Science, Mechanical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience. Significant experience in the evaluation and/or development of clean, resilient energy/environmental technology, including carbon management and energy networks. Significant experience working in a team setting on energy and environmental projects. Experience with formal energy systems analysis tools such as lifecycle assessment (LCA), technoeconomic analysis (TEA), risk assessment matrices. Experience in energy, climate, and resilience policy analysis. Advanced communication, facilitation, and collaboration skills to interact with a diverse group of stakeholders. Additional qualifications at the SES.4 level Significant experience leading or managing projects and teams on energy and environmental topics. Significant experience collaborating across research (university, laboratory) and commercial (industry) institutions. Significant experience developing new projects with State and Federal sponsors. Qualifications we desire Experience with geospatial analysis of energy resources and infrastructure systems. Strong record of scientific/technical publication