Senior Scientific Engineering Associate (Applied Nuclear Physics Program)
Company: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Posted on: November 23, 2020
Berkeley Lab s Nuclear Science (NS) Division is looking for a
Senior Scientific Engineering Associate to join their Applied
Nuclear Physics Program!
In this role, you will engage in innovative applied research and
development with a diverse group of scientists and engineers across
the Lab to collaborate on the development of networked gamma-ray
detection and imaging systems. This is an exciting opportunity to
contribute to the development of models and algorithms for networks
of static detectors in urban environments and networks of UAS-borne
What You Will Do:
Apply technical expertise, knowledge of advanced scientific
concepts and practices, to provide technical support for the
investigation and development of new analysis methodologies and
algorithms for radiation detection and mapping with distributed
Participate in the development and integration of multi-sensor
systems including managing software installation and dependencies,
experimental testing and evaluation, and system design and
Develop, implement, and optimize advanced data analysis methods
including multi-sensor data fusion, implementation and optimization
of machine learning tools for novel applications, and optimization
for either real-time or large-scale offline processing.
Perform research and development following best practices, ensuring
reproducible and well documented results.
What Is Required:
Bachelor s Degree in Physics, Nuclear Engineering, Electrical
Engineering or related discipline and a minimum of 3 years of
related technical experience in radiation detection and gamma-ray
or neutron imaging or the equivalent combination of education and
Experience of algorithm development, signal processing, or
Experience developing and employing machine learning
Experience with the management of software in a Linux
Demonstrated data analysis skills in C/C++ and Python.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
with the ability to effectively work with staff at all levels.
What We Prefer:
Advanced Degree in Physics, Nuclear Engineering, Electrical
Engineering or related discipline.
Experience with machine learning.
For full consideration, please apply by December 31, 2020 with the
following application materials:
Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume.
Statement of research experience and interests (1 - 2 pages) as it
relates to this position.
This is a full time, exempt from overtime pay (monthly paid),
1-year term appointment with the possibility of renewal for a
maximum of 5 years total or conversion to Career appointment based
upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of
funds, and ongoing operational needs.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
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.
Work will be performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1
Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.
Learn About Us:
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.
The Nuclear Science (NS) Division conducts basic research aimed at
understanding the structure and interactions of nuclei and the
forces of nature as manifested in the nuclear matter topics that
align the Division with the national program as elucidated in the
2007 U.S. Nuclear Science Long Range Plan.
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 is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and
Accountability (IDEA) and strives to hire individuals who share
these same values and commitments.
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. Click here to
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