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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.


As a member of the Berkeley Accelerator Controls and Instrumentation (BACI) Center in the Accelerator Technology and Applied Physics (ATAP) Division, conduct research and development on high precision digital control system for multidimensional ultrafast coherent laser combining.

What You Will Do:

  • Actively participate in existing and future accelerator R&D activities for high energy physics and Basic Energy Science.

  • Conduct original research independently.

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

  • 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.

  • Report results supervisor.

  • 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 in mode-locked ultrafast laser system engineering, optical system design and diagnostics; Chirped Pulse Amplification system and fiber laser systems.

  • Experience in control theory, digital signal processing, microwave theory and RF measurements.

  • Working knowledge of programming and troubleshooting in Matlab or Python/C/C++, Verilog or VHDL, and EPICS control system.

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with scientists, engineers and technicians both within and outside LBNL.

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and multi-tasking skills.

  • Ability to travel and present work at collaboration meetings, reviews, workshops and conferences, including international travels.

  • Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with ATAP, ALS and Engineering Division scientists, engineers, postdocs, graduate and undergraduate students.

  • Ability to pursue new research topics and carrying out forefront research areas in beam physics and RF technology.


Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in FPGA based high-speed signal acquisition and feedback control, including IP verification, simulation, integration and implementation.

  • Knowledge and/or interest in Machine Learning based system identification and optimization process.

  • Knowledge and/or interest in quantum computing and communications.


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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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.


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