Applied Physicist Staff Scientist, Radiation Detection and Imaging
Company: College of Charleston
Posted on: September 17, 2023
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab's ( ) Division has an opening for
an Applied Physicist Staff Scientist, Radiation Detection and
Imaging to join the team. In this exciting role, you will have the
opportunity to lead the development of technologies and methods for
radiation detection and imaging in the Nuclear Science Division.
You are expected to establish and lead programs in the development
and implementation of radiation detection systems and data
processing algorithms relevant to medicine, basic research, and/or
national security. Work will be embedded in ongoing efforts at the
Applied Nuclear Physics program and Nuclear Science Division at
LBNL in close association with projects in the Nuclear Engineering
Department at UC Berkeley. What You Will Do:
- Conduct original research in basic and applied research areas.
Support ongoing efforts in the development and demonstration of new
and improved radiation detection concepts in basic research
experiments and national security.
- Establish and lead new initiatives in the development of novel
algorithms and methods for processing of radiological and
contextual data. Develop new research areas based on the use of
machine learning methods for radiation detection and imaging.
- Contribute to other group activities and new division and
- Independently solve complex problems using ingenuity,
creativity, and advanced scientific principles.
- Interact with a diverse range of scientists interested in the
science, techniques, and opportunities arising from the work.
- Publish papers, reports, and act as Principal Investigator on
new proposals and projects.
- Directly supervise other professionals, technical support
staff, and or students.
- Mentor students and postdoctoral researchers in their research
at LBNL and UC Berkeley.
- Deliver presentations of original work to Division and Lab
Management as well as the broader scientific community.
- Actively support LBNL's IDEA initiative and goals, and
participate in outreach efforts. Additional Responsibilities for
- Establish and lead new programs in basic and applied research
- Five years of experience in research including two or more
years of relevant professional experience beyond the Ph.D. or
equivalent in nuclear instrumentation or radiation detection,
nuclear engineering, experimental nuclear or particle physics.
- Proven record of conducting independent research and ability to
summarize scientific data for publication and presentation.
- Demonstrated expertise in modern radiation detection techniques
and basic nuclear physics concepts.
- Demonstrated expertise in radiation imaging techniques.
- Expertise in algorithm development, including the use of modern
machine learning methods.
- The ability to independently solve complex problems using
ingenuity, creativity, and advanced scientific principles.
- Ability to serve as project or group leader
- Capable of leading independent research and development
- Capable of preparing and presenting proposals, obtaining
funding, performing corresponding independent research.
- Effective communication (verbal and written) and presentation
- Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse and multidisciplinary
- Ability to interact professionally with staff within the
Division, Laboratory and at other laboratories, including
Physicists and Engineers. Additional Requirements for Career Level:
- Ph.D. plus 5 years of research experience in nuclear
instrumentation or radiation detection, nuclear engineering,
experimental nuclear or particle physics.
- Demonstrated leadership and management experience within a
research environment. How To Apply: Note that applications can only
be made via this Academic Jobs Online URL. For full consideration,
please apply by midnight on July 4, 2023, but the position will
remain open until filled. For inquiries please contact Dr. Reynold
Cooper (firstname.lastname@example.org). Requested Application Materials:
- Curriculum Vitae.
- Statement of research experience and interests.
- At least three letters of reference submitted online by the
reference writers at this site, with at least two external to
LBNL/UC Berkeley, and at least one from outside the USA.
- Statement describing your contributions to diversity, equity
and inclusion, as well as your participation in outreach or
community engagement activities (1 page maximum). Salary: This
position is expected to pay between a targeted range of $12,101 to
$18,824 per month depending upon the candidate's skills, knowledge,
and abilities, including education, certifications, and years of
- This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid)
from overtime pay.
- We will also consider a career-track term appointment that may
be renewed to a maximum of five years and that may be converted to
career based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing
availability of funds, and ongoing operational needs.
- 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 primarily performed at: Lawrence Berkeley National
Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA. Berkeley Lab is committed to
and strives to continue building community with these shared values
and commitments. Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from
women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the
Lab's mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and
professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all
qualified applicants will be considered for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran
status. Equal Opportunity and IDEA Information Links: Know your
rights, click for the supplement: Equal Employment Opportunity is
the Law and the under 41 CFR 60-1.4.
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