Fermilab is seeking outstanding candidates for Deputy Division Head for Magnet Technology in the Applied Physics and Superconducting Technology Division (APSTD).
The position provides unique opportunities to contribute to and shape the world-class magnet accelerator technology enterprise, including research into high field magnets to enable future accelerators and non-accelerator fundamental physics experiments, as well as the production of custom designed focusing and steering magnets for various accelerators.
Provide oversight and line management for the magnet technology part of APSTD
Work with APSTD Division Head on strategic vision/planning to ensure a strong future for magnets at Fermilab
Participate in development of plans and procedures through which the Division delivers required services to implement the Laboratory’s current and planned experimental and operating programs.
Act on behalf of the Division Head as assigned or in the Division Head’s absence.
Participate in Director’s Meetings and other discussions as a member of the Laboratory’s management team when the Division Head is not available.
Represent the Division on scientific, operational and/or programmatic issues as assigned.
Conduct specific scientific, operational or management studies with respect to the activities of the Division as assigned.
Organize, oversee, and direct the activities of division personnel to accomplish the short and long term responsibilities of the division in support of the laboratory mission.
Maintain current knowledge of applicable Laboratory policies, Federal/State regulation, the Department of Energy Contract and DOE Orders covering assigned areas; implement existing policies, procedures and practices to ensure that Division operations and services are safely and effectively provided; recommend changes as appropriate
Manage the responsibilities of assigned Departments; ensure that employees are adequately skilled, trained and that all activities are conducted in a safe and efficient manner
Oversee and is responsible for safety, quality and contractor assurance programs and plans for assigned Departments
Plan and manage the Department(s) budget(s); approve costs and ensure that expenditures are appropriate for continuation of operations, provision of services and in line with budget
Be responsible for all personnel actions for subordinate departments including hiring, promotions, pay increases, performance reviews, disciplinary actions and terminations.
Abide by and is responsible for performing all duties in accordance with all environmental, health, and safety regulations and practices pertinent to this position.
We Are Looking For
PhD in Physics, Materials Science, Engineering or other relevant disciplines
Minimum 7 years of post-PhD experience
Demonstrated record of successful research in magnet technology with the international stature, as evidenced by the publication record, presentations, awards, etc.
Demonstrated experience of successful management of groups consisting of scientists, engineers, technicians with the goal of achieving research or technological goals
Interested candidates should submit applications to the Fermilab website and Academic Jobs Online (AJO).
The AJO application should include:
a cover letter
Magnet Technology Development vision statement (not to exceed two pages)
A curriculum vitae with a list of publications
At least three (3) letters of reference (not to exceed six letters)
For general information about this position, please contact Alexander Romanenko at email@example.com
Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Underrepresented groups/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply
About Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and at locations around the world, including deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.
We are strategic risk takers, innovators and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie, 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.
We offer a full benefits package, including vision and dental.
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