Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory: Accelerator Physics Research Associate

Open Date: June 6, 2018
Close Date: August 11, 2018

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Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and at locations around the world, including deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.

We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world.

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory seeks a highly qualified candidate for a postdoctoral Research Associate position in the Accelerator Division’s IOTA/FAST Department to work on the physics and technology of electron lenses for nonlinear integrable lattices, electron cooling, and space-charge compensation in the Integrable Optics Test Accelerator (IOTA).

The main purpose of the Fermilab Accelerator Science and Technology (FAST) facility is research in beam physics for the next generation of particle accelerators. A key part of the program is the Integrable Optics Test Accelerator, which is dedicated to the experimental study of nonlinear integrable dynamics, optical stochastic cooling, space-charge-dominated beams, the quantum behavior of electrons in storage rings, and other advanced concepts. IOTA will be completed and commissioned in 2018. It is an accurate and flexible machine, designed to operate with 150-MeV electrons from the existing FAST superconducting linac or with 2.5-MeV protons from a new injector.

The position is for an initial period of up to three (3) years, with the potential for extension considered on a yearly basis thereafter.

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Please submit applications via Academic Jobs Online using the following URL: academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11269

Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.


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last updated 21-Jun-2018