Administrative

Staff Accountant (Contract Position)
The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) has an immediate opening for an on-site accounting professional. The successful candidate will analyze ledger accounts in order to confirm completeness and accuracy of data; use judgment as to whether account balances are reasonable; examine accounting documents to ascertain that transactions are properly supported in accordance with University policy and procedures; initiate corrective action or recommend solutions as appropriate; prepare routine working papers, exhibits and summaries supporting findings and recommendations. Candidate will prepare a variety of routine financial statements and accounting reports for which the format has been established. The Staff Accountant performs property reconciliations, depreciation calculations, space surveys, participates in monthly financial reporting efforts, monitors and verifies corrections and assists in budget creation and management. Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 0-5 years of professional accounting experience. Familiarity with OMB circulars A-21, A-110, A-122 and grant accounting is desired. Proficiency in PC software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) is essential.
Posted on 22 October 2014

Publications Proof Reader/Secretary III
With minimal direction, edits, proofs and completes scientific and technical manuscripts utilizing PC/Macintosh applications such as Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign, and mathematics programs resulting in camera-ready copy. The candidate will check manuscripts for compliance with LLE publication standards.
Posted on 22 October 2014

Administrative Assistant
Candidate must be adaptive and responsive to deadlines, have the ability to communicate and operate in a professional support environment, while maintaining attention to detail. Accuracy with respect to data management will be expected. Successful candidate will foster a positive, trusting and welcoming approach to supporting a broad spectrum of scientists and staff across a university research laboratory environment. Previous experience in an administrative support is desired.
Posted on 22 October 2014

Engineering

Laser Scientist
The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) at the University of Rochester is seeking a Ph.D. level individual in optics, physics or electrical engineering to join the Laser Technology Development Group. The successful candidate will be responsible for research and development related to the deployment of state-of-the-art ultrafast laser systems. Relevant experience is required in experimental research on optical systems, solid-state lasers, nonlinear optics, and ultrafast laser diagnostics. Strong computer skills in optical and laser design are required. The ideal candidate should have a broad knowledge of optical physics, and needs to be able to lead projects and manage multiple priorities. In addition, the candidate is expected to publish in peer-reviewed journals and attend conferences. Advising undergraduate and graduate students is encouraged.
Posted on 17 July 2014

Senior Mechanical Engineers
The successful candidate will be challenged by a wide range of technologies employed on the fusion class OMEGA and OMEGA EP laser systems. These laser systems often demand designs that are high-precision, high-stability, and function in a class 100 cleanroom at either air or at vacuum. Design areas include laser system components (mechanical, opto-mechanical, and electro-mechanical), in-house diagnostic (instrument) design, vacuum systems, cryogenic systems, and more. A minimum of a BS in mechanical engineering with a minimum of 5 years of experience is required. The candidate must be able to function in a team environment as well as work independently. The ability to handle multiple projects is required. Essential experience for this position includes machine or instrument design, 3-D modeling proficiency, proficiency in the detailing of drawings, and the use of GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-2009. The ability to perform design review presentations and to design basis and requirements documentation is also required. Desired experience for this position includes 3-D modeling proficiency with Siemens NX 7.5 or newer, knowledge of Teamcenter 8 or higher, project leadership, exact constraint and kinematic design; Ansys FEA, vacuum component and system design, as well as manufacturing, machining, and process knowledge.
Posted on 22 October 2014

Senior Technical Associate (Electronics)
Candidates with experience in circuit layout are desired to assist engineers to develop and build analog and digital circuitry applied to electro-optics, experimental apparatus and control systems. The successful hands-on candidate will design, assemble, document and test prototype and final circuit boards, chassis, and wiring; including mechanical fabrication of enclosures and fixtures. The applicant must be able to troubleshoot to component level and must be computer proficient. Embedded microprocessor development and Ethernet remote control experience is a plus. Candidate should have an AAS degree in electronic technology or related field, and 6 years of relevant experience.
Posted on 22 October 2014

Experimental

Research Engineer
The Optics and Imaging Sciences Group seeks an engineer to support optics design, testing, prototyping, and procurement. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work independently and communicate clearly, both in writing and orally, to function in support of scientists and engineers within LLE. The candidate must have experience in optics design and prototype testing with a strong aptitude for mechanical engineering and computer-based imaging. The person must possess competency with at least one optics design program and one CAD program. BS or MS in physics or engineering (or a degree in other technical fields such as optics, chemistry, etc.) is required.
Posted on 22 October 2014

OMEGA Facility

Laser Facility Operations Technician
Candidates are sought to operate and maintain state-of-the-art laser systems and their associated laser diagnostics. Responsibilities include direct support of shot operations, project integration, preventive maintenance operations, maintenance of experimental instrumentation, and system reconfiguration in a dynamic team environment. Applicants must possess a technical background, with experience troubleshooting optical, electrical, and mechanical systems. Excellent computer and documentation skills are desirable. An Associates degree in optics or related field is required. Applicants must be able to work the second shift.
Posted on 17 July 2014

Laboratory Engineer
The successful candidate will operate and support the state-of-the-art OMEGA and OMEGA EP laser systems and their associated laser diagnostics. Strong troubleshooting skills in optical, electrical, and mechanical systems are required. Responsibilities include direct support of shot operations, project integration, procedural development and engineering troubleshooting. The candidate must be familiar with the field of optics and possess a technical background. An ability to communicate clearly, both in writing and orally, and the ability to function as an integral part of a dynamic team comprised of technicians, engineers and scientists are paramount. BS in optics, engineering, physics, or related technical discipline is required with 0-5 years experience.
Posted on 17 July 2014

Laboratory Engineer (Cryogenics)
The Laboratory for Laser Energetics has an opening for an experienced mechanical, electrical, or systems engineer within the Laboratory’s Cryogenic and Tritium Facility. The position entails the operation and maintenance of complex mechanical systems to characterize, manipulate, transport and position cryogenic fuel pellets for LLE’s Inertial Confinement Fusion research program. The position requires solid mechanical, laboratory, organizational and computational skills as well as the ability to work independently and communicate effectively. BS or MS degree in physics or engineering (or degrees in other technical fields such as optics, chemistry, etc.) is required.
Posted on 22 October 2014

Senior Technical Associate (Cryogenics)
The Cryogenic and Tritium Facility seeks an experienced mechanical, electrical, or vacuum systems technician to support operations. The position entails the operation and maintenance of complex mechanical systems to characterize, manipulate, transport and position cryogenic fuel pellets. An Associates degree in the areas of mechanical, electrical, or chemical technology is required. Experience with vacuum systems and radiological material is desirable.
Posted on 22 October 2014

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