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CAMD Associate Director - Senior Accelerator Physicist and Group Director | PDF

Job Description:

Provide leadership and direction to the accelerator group in all aspects of operation, maintenance, and reliability of the CAMD accelerators(linac and storage ring) and control systems; develop and implement new ideas and diagnostics to optimize the CAMD storage ring for near-term and long-term user requirements; direct machine physics planning for a third insertion device; develop accelerator plans for the long-range future of CAMD, help write proposals to secure the necessary support for the realization of new plans; present reports of CAMD activities at national and international conferences. For further details you may contact Dr. Richard Kurtz (email: rlkurtz@lsu.edu), CAMD Director, or Dr. Phil Sprunger (email: phils@lsu.edu), CAMD Scientific Director.

Required Qualifications:

Master's degree in an area related to accelerator physics and ten years of experience or Ph.D. in an area related to accelerator physics and five years of experience; direct experience in the operation of electron accelerators for the production of synchrotron radiation; must be familiar with the main components of a storage ring system (RF, control systems, linac, etc.) and their integration; general familiarity in the design and operation of insertion devices; demonstrated leadership skills in managing a technical group; and sufficient administrative experience to provide input to the CAMD Director and Scientific Director of planning and budgetary matters.

Preferred Qualifications:

Management experience.

Special Requirements:

Must be able to work some nights and weekends. Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

Special Instructions for Applicants:

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Application Deadline:

Open until filled.

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