Engineering and Technology: Nuclear, Physics: Applied, Physics: Materials
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. 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 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 experience working with particle accelerators and ion sources
Practical knowledge and experience in accelerator physics in general and in ion irradiation experiments 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
Each candidate should submit a cover letter and a curriculum vitae that includes the names of at least three references. The candidates should apply through the University of Michigan job site (https://careers.umich.edu/). Additional information about MIBL can be obtained from our website: mibl.engin.umich.edu.
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