The Physics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is seeking to fill a senior R&D position in the Fundamental Physics Section, Relativistic Nuclear Physics Group for work on experiments in ultra-relativistic nuclear collisions at the Large Hadron Collider and/or electron-ion reactions at the future Electron Ion Collider. This is a full-time position based on site at ORNL. Key activities include providing leadership within ORNL and within the scientific community in the analysis and publication of physics results from on-going experiments, operation of existing experimental systems, and development of detectors and physics programs for future experiments.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
As part of our research team, you will:
Collaborate with ORNL Relativistic Nuclear Physics team members in the design, proposal, funding, development, and construction of new experiments and new detector systems
Lead the investigation and development of proposed agendas for future research initiatives
Guide and manage physics analysis team efforts on existing experiments
Coordinate the analysis of data from existing experiments and guide the publication of physics results, in concert with group members and international collaborators
Represent the ORNL Relativistic Nuclear Physics Group at DOE scientific or project reviews, meetings with Long Range Planning Committees, and at scientific meetings and conferences as needed
Ensure compliance with environment, safety, and health regulations
A PhD in Nuclear Physics or in a closely related discipline (e.g. nuclear chemistry or particle physics) with a minimum of 6 years of experience past PhD conferral
An excellent record of leadership in relativistic nuclear physics, including notable publications in peer-reviewed journals and invited presentations at major conferences in the field
A leader in innovative detector technology and successful experience in large scale detector projects
A creative and productive member in the international nuclear physics community with proven skills in team leadership and personnel organization
Three letters of reference are required and can be uploaded to your profile or emailed directly to PSDrecruit@ornl.gov. Please include the title of the position in the subject line.
This position requires access to technology that is subject to export control requirements. Successful candidates must be qualified for such access without an export control license.
Internal Number: 4710
About Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Summary:Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the US Department of Energy's largest multi-program science and energy laboratory, with scientific and technical capabilities spanning the continuum from basic to applied research. Located in the city of Oak Ridge, ORNL is in the eastern part of Tennessee in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer. Number of employees:4,600Industry:Research, Materials Science, Science/Engineering
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