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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's (LBNL) Accelerator Technology and Applied Physics (ATAP) Division has an immediate and exciting opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow.


We are looking for a talented and motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our Fusion and Ion Beam Technology Program in the ATAP Division, and participate in simulation, design, assembly, and experiments on a prototype scalable low-cost, high-power multi-beamlet RF ion accelerator.


In this role, you must work collaboratively with scientists, engineers, technicians and students, document and communicate results of work in peer-reviewed journal publications and oral presentation and participate in meetings, conferences, and reviews.

What You Will Do:

  • Collaborate with members of the Fusion and Ion Beam Technology Program, design, assemble, and operate the experiments on a prototype scalable low-cost, multi-beamlet RF ion accelerator based on MEMS technologies.

  • Perform charge particle optics simulation and design beamline components, such as electrostatic quadrupoles.

  • Collaborate on the experiments, working closely with LBNL scientists, engineers, other Postdocs and students.

  • Communicate results through internal reports, internal and external presentations, and peer-reviewed publications.

  • Document and communicate results of work in peer-reviewed journal publications and oral presentations.

  • Proactively promote and participate in matters relating to safety and environmentally sensitive work practices.

  • Adhere to Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) policies and attend training classes as required.


Additional Responsibilities as needed:

  • Along with senior project team members, may mentor undergraduate and graduate students and visitors.


What is Required:

  • Recent Ph.D. degree in physics or related field.

  • Experience with ion sources, ion beam acceleration and transport, and beam diagnostics.

  • Experience with ion beam trajectory and transport simulation.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Relevant publication record and demonstration of proficient written and oral presentation of scientific results.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team that includes engineers, scientific staff, technicians, and students.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to mentor undergraduate, graduate students and visitors.


The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.


Notes:

  • This is a full time, 1 year, postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs. Salary for Postdoctoral positions depends on years of experience post-degree.

  • Full-time, M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.

  • This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes.

  • Salary will be predetermined based on postdoctoral step rates.

  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

  • Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.


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Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities.  To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here.


Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.


Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4.  Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

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