Administrative

Staff Accountant
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 26 January 2015

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 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

Material Scientist
The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) at the University of Rochester is seeking a Ph.D. level individual in Optics, Materials Science, or related fields. The successful candidate will be responsible for research and development related to optical materials and devices, optical fabrication and testing, and hold a joint appointment(s) in UR academic department(s). Advising undergraduate and graduate students is encouraged and publishing in peer-reviewed journals and attending conferences is expected. The ideal candidate should have a broad knowledge of optics and materials, and must be able to lead an active portfolio of research projects and manage the Optical Materials Technology group. U.S. citizenship is not required.
Posted on 13 February 2015

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

Theory