Administrative

SENIOR SCIENTIST

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will lead pulsed-power science & technology activities at LLE in support of laser, magnetic field generation and high energy density physics research . Specific areas of activity will include MIFEDS pulser development and testing, high-efficiency laser power systems, pulsed-power tech-base development, and future pulsed-power designs. In addition, the position includes exploration of the pulsed-power systems required for high-average-power lasers that operate at low voltage and high current. Assist with the development of pulsed-power design tools at LLE. The candidate will develop programs that build pulsed-power-related business outside the NNSA, help build an academic program in HED & pulsed power, and build up pulsed-power competence at LLE. The successful candidate is expected to work part-time at Sandia National Laboratories as a program liaison between LLE and SNL and to develop new pulsed-power capabilities. An additional responsibility of this position includes the responsibility to lead the technology transfer effort at LLE.

REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in Physics or Engineering, greater than 20 years of experience in high-voltage pulsed power and plasma physics, recognized leader in his or her field, experience with leading large research efforts, and proven ability to lead a multi-disciplinary project team building pulsed-power drivers. Experience in transferring technology from national laboratories and academia to industry is desired.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 211083.


Posted on 1 October 2018

Laser Development and Engineering

SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING ANALYST

Position Summary: The successful candidate will be challenged by a wide range of technologies employed on the fusion class OMEGA and OMEGA EP laser systems as well as collaboration with National Laboratories. 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, scientific diagnostic instruments, vacuum systems and cryogenic systems. The successful candidate must have a minimum of an MS in mechanical engineering and a minimum of 10 years of analytical and design experience.

The job requires creative design with experimental and analytical approaches applied to research projects. The candidate must be able to work independently as well as function in a team environment interacting with leading fusion energy, nuclear, and plasma physics scientists.

Essential experience for this position includes:

  • Demonstrated theoretical and hands-on knowledge with both linear and non-linear computed aided engineering techniques in the areas of solid mechanics, heat transfer and vibration
  • Finite element analysis (FEA)
  • Proficiency with 3-D CAD modeling
  • Ability to prepare and present design reviews
  • Generate design and requirements documentation

Desired experience for this position includes:

  • A working knowledge of ANSYS Mechanical and Fluent
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Performing vibration testing (Siemens LMS preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Matlab/Simulink
  • Instrumentation and data acquisition
  • Opto-mechanical design
  • Electro-mechanical design
  • Kinematic constraint design (Exact Constraint)
  • Design troubleshooting, testing, and qualification
  • Project management

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 208125.


Posted on 26 April 2018

SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE

POSITION SUMMARY: The Laboratory for Laser Energetics seeks candidates to fabricate and support PLC apparatus, motor controls and vacuum system automation.

SPECIFIC TASKS:

  • Perform panel layout, chassis wiring and cabling assembly.
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation and control systems to component level.
  • PLC programming experience is a plus.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be computer proficient, experienced in schematic capture and possess strong documentation skills.
  • Must be able to work in an environment that includes physically demanding, limited access situations wearing clean room attire and laser goggles.
  • Candidate should have AAS degree in Electronic Technology or equivalent, and 4 years of experience.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 210005.


Posted on 23 July 2018

APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT TEAM LEAD

POSITION SUMMARY: The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) of the University of Rochester is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology focusing on using lasers to initiate fusion and high energy density physics. LLE is seeking an experienced Application Development Team Lead. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of application developers responsible for architecting, designing, developing and implementing software solutions to run the LLE Laser Facility, and providing technical leadership within the LLE IT department. They will report to the LLE IT Applications Development and Management Manager. The ideal applicant will be able to thrive in a highly collaborative workplace and actively engage in the development process. This is an excellent career opportunity for a professional with an impressive software application architectural design background, application development leadership experience and excellent interpersonal skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish strategy and process to support the LLE IT application architecture and development functions
  • Manage application development resources to complete projects on time, in scope and on budget
  • Ensure application maintenance, installations and upgrades are timely, efficient and effective
  • Evaluate the potential impact of new application in the LLE Laser Facility and operational environments
  • Measure and monitor application performance, usage, availability, capacity and health
  • Provide leadership for the management of data in the environment
  • Interact with users to understand and document their functional and nonfunctional needs
  • Encourage application developers to work with users to ensure strong user experience and interface design
  • Organize on-call application support using IT Service Management (ITSM) processes and procedures
  • Implement IT Security best practices in application architecture, design and implementation
  • Maintain knowledge of application development and cloud computing market trends and technology
  • Support LLE IT strategic application roadmap planning, capacity management, and make vs. buy decisions
  • Foster a supportive work environment and maintain open, productive interactions across the organization
  • Implement ITIL?-based IT Service Management processes

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B. S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Data Science, Physics, Math or equivalent skills work experience. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • Excellent technical, analytical & communication skills.
  • A minimum of 7 years of hands on Linux-based application development experience. Red Hat Linux and other certifications a plus.
  • A minimum of 3 years software / application team leadership and resource management experience.
  • Experience implementing real-time application machine control, and networking solutions communicating with other computing systems (Ethernet, TCP-IP, socket communication, RS-232, GPIB)
  • Expertise in Linux application and storage appliance integration and data sharing with Windows workstation applications (SAMBA, SMB/CIFS)
  • Experience with real-time software development languages, Agile SDLC and distributed code revision control software (GitLab, GitHub). DevOps experience is a plus.
  • Proficiency in technical writing and application solutions documentation

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Strong application architecture and development skills for real-time process and machine control
  • Software Agile test strategy and tools. Test automation skills is a plus
  • Extensive Linux OS expertise. Red Hat Linux experience is preferred
  • Windows OS experience and software development
  • Project management experience. PMI certification is a plus
  • Experience in implementing change management and security controls in an application framework
  • Data Science and/or advanced database knowledge and experience
  • Proficient using application and performance monitoring tools
  • Good understanding of computer, memory and storage architecture and their impact on performance
  • Knowledge and experience with applications development and infrastructure in one or more of the major cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Google, Oracle)
  • Experience using ITIL? Service Management processes and ITSM tools. Certification is a plus

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen and be capable of qualifying for a US Security Clearance.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 211241.


Posted on 8 October 2018

WEB DEVELOPMENT TEAM LEAD

POSITION SUMMARY: The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) of the University of Rochester is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology focusing on using lasers to initiate fusion and high energy density physics. LLE is currently seeking an experienced Web Development Team Lead. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading web application developers responsible for architecting, designing, developing and implementing web-based production services and the LLE organization web presence. They will report to the LLE IT Applications Development and Management Manager and provide web development technical leadership within the LLE IT department. The ideal applicant will be able to thrive in a highly collaborative workplace and actively engage in the development process. This is an excellent career opportunity for a professional with impressive web architectural design, web data services leadership and excellent interpersonal skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the LLE IT web strategy planning, architecture and development functions and processes
  • Provide leadership for the development and management of LLE web data services
  • Manage internal and external web development resources to complete top priority LLE web projects
  • Ensure LLE web service compliance with IT security requirements
  • Measure and monitor web services performance, usage, availability, capacity and health
  • Mentor and coach web team to leverage new web technology trends and development methods
  • Encourage web developers to work with key stakeholders to ensure web service effectiveness
  • Foster a supportive work environment and maintain open, productive interactions across the organization
  • Support ITIL?-based IT Service Management process implementation
  • Ensure web services maintenance, installations and upgrades are timely, efficient and effective

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B. S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Data Science, Physics, Math or equivalent skills work experience. Advanced degree is a plus
  • Strong web architecture and front-end and back-end web development skills
  • 5+ years of hands on web application front-end and back-end services development experience.
  • 3+ years software development supervision and resource management experience
  • Demonstrated leadership and web development team coaching, advocating technical excellence, and working with the team to engage in problem solving and finding proactive solutions.
  • Excellent web and software development and user experience design technical and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in technical writing and documentation of solutions

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated expertise in web programming languages, methodologies, and standards: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, JSON, XML, AJAX, NodeJS, SQL, etc.
  • Experience with real-time software development languages, Agile, Lean, SCRUM, Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration, distributed code revision control (GitLab, GitHub) and test automation
  • Strong user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design for usability. User-centered design is a plus
  • Project management experience. PMI certification is a plus
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to communicate directly with peers, managers, staff, and vendors while leading development to a completed and successful solution
  • Strong organization skills to manage multiple timelines and complete tasks quickly within the constraints of stakeholders? timelines and budgets
  • Ability to interact positively and collaborate with individuals at all levels inside and outside the organization
  • Experience in implementing change management and IT security controls in a web development framework
  • Proficient using web services monitoring tools
  • Knowledge and experience with cloud web services development cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Experience using ITIL? Service Management processes and ITSM tools. Certification is a plus
  • Data Science and advanced database knowledge and experience is a plus

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen and be capable of qualifying for a US Security Clearance.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 211242.


Posted on 8 October 2018

SERVER AND STORAGE TEAM LEAD

POSITION SUMMARY: The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) of the University of Rochester is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology focusing on using lasers to initiate fusion and high energy density physicts. LLE is currently seeking an experienced Server and Storage Team Lead. The successful candidate will be responsible to lead the server and storage engineering team in designing, deploying and supporting servers and storage services for LLE research, operations, engineering, and administration. They will report to the IT Infrastructure and Operations Section Leader. Duties include day-to-day system engineering, monitoring overall system health, usage and capacity, performing system maintenance tasks, evaluating new hardware, and general troubleshooting for any issues that may arise. The ideal applicant will be able to thrive in a highly collaborative workplace and actively engagei n the development process. This is an excellent career opportunity for a professional with extensive IT server and storage architecture, team leadership experience, and excellent interpersonal skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish strategy, architecture, design and support LLE IT server and storage system infrastructure
  • Lead the LLE server and storage team performing architecture, design, build, test, and maintenance
  • Evaluate the potential impacts of new servers and storage solutions in the environment
  • Measure and monitor overall system performance, usage, availability, capacity and health
  • Provide support for capacity monitoring and management
  • Interact with users to understand their computational and storage capacity needs
  • Design and implement IT security solutions and monitor IT servers and storage security compliance
  • Maintain knowledge of server and storage market trends and technology developments
  • Be available periodically for on-call support
  • Implement ITIL-based IT Service Management processes and collaborate across IT functional groups

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent skills work experience. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • Excellent technical, analytical & communication skills
  • 5+ years of hands-on Linux experience and infrastructure support (networking, storage, backups, monitoring). Red Hat Linux and other certifications are a plus
  • Expertise Linux and Windows server operating systems, virtualization architecture, and multi-tier, resilient storage file systems, architecture, and design
  • Experience designing and implementing data center server and storage networking solutions
  • Expertise in storage connection and data sharing with Linux and Windows workstations SAMBA, SMB/CIFS)
  • Experience providing high-end technical support (installation, configuration, maintenance, upgrade, retirement, problem resolution, etc.)
  • Experience with automated provisioning, patching and distributed code revision control tools (GitLab, GitHub). DevOps experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in technical writing and documentation of solutions.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 213368.


Posted on 15 March 2019

NETWORK ENGINEER TEAM LEAD

POSITION SUMMARY: The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) of the University of Rochester is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology focusing on using lasers to initiate fusion and high energy density physicts. LLE is currently seeking an experienced Network Engineer Team Lead. The successful candidate will be responsible to lead the network engineering team in designing, troubleshooting, installing, configuring, and maintaining the LLE networks including the Core/Data Center/WAN/LAN/Wireless services. They will report to the IT Infrastructure and Operations Section Leader and manage the engineering and day-to-day LLE network operations, including: evaluating new hardware and software, monitoring network health, usage and capacity, perfromance, and general troubleshooting. The ideal applicatnt will be able to thrive in a highly collaborative workplace and actively engage in the development and support processes. This is an excellent career opportunity for a professional with extensive IT server and storage architecture, team leadership experience, and excellent interpersonal skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish strategy, architecture, design and support LLE IT network and storage system infrastructure
  • Lead the LLE network and security team performing architecture, design, build, test, and maintenance
  • Evaluate the potential impacts of new network solutions in the environment
  • Measure and monitor overall network performance, usage, availability, capacity and health
  • Provide support for capacity monitoring and management
  • Design and implement solutions for networking environments including local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN & SD-WAN), security, wireless, voice, cloud and data center networking
  • Design and implement IT security solutions and monitor IT networks security compliance
  • Maintain knowledge of network and security market trends and technology developments
  • Implement ITIL-based IT Service Management processes and collaborate across IT functional groups

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent skills work experience. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • Excellent technical, analytical & communication skills
  • 10+ years of experience as an Engineer managing sophisticated and dynamic networks
  • Experience designing and implementing data center server (Cisco Nexus preferred) and storage networking solutions
  • Experience with scripting and automation
  • Strong Wireless and NAC experience and skillset
  • Experience with one or more "cloud" infrastructures (Azure, AWS, Google)
  • Large scale network migrations, upgrades and brownfield implementations

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 213369.


Posted on 15 March 2019

Experimental

TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I

LLE's Target Fabrication Group seeks a laboratory technician for unique and challenging work in the microfabrication of components used in high-energy density experiments. Candidate must be self-motivated and have precision machining and mechanical assembly skills of millimeter scale components using a microscope. Additional experience with vacuum, cryogenics and metrology equipment is desired. Computer skills and the ability to document and follow work procedures skills are desirable.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 211467.


Posted on 24 October 2018

OMEGA Facility

LABORATORY ENGINEER

LLE is looking for an Operations Engineer to support the design, operation, and maintenance of state-of-the-art laser systems. Responsibilities will include direct support of laser or diagnostic subsystems, staffing shot operations, preventative maintenance work, and advanced troubleshooting in a team environment. Position will require off normal hours regularly. A BS in physics, optics, electrical engineering, or related field is required.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 210659.


Posted on 7 September 2018

SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE

POSITION SUMMARY: Candidates are sought to operate and maintain state-of-the-art laser systems and associated diagnostics.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct support of operational shift
  • Project integration support
  • Preventative maintenance actions
  • Procedural calibration of instrumentation
  • System reconfiguration in a dynamic team environment

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree in optics, electronics, or a related field desired
  • Applicants must possess a technical background, with experience working with optical, electrical, and mechanical systems
  • Excellent computer and documentation skills are desirable
  • Must be able to work the second shift

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 211110.


Posted on 2 October 2018

LASER SYSTEM SCIENTIST

The University of Rochester?s Laboratory for Laser Energetics is seeking a Ph.D. level individual in Optics, Physics, or Engineering to join the System Science team charged with characterizing and optimizing the performance of the world-class Omega and Omega-EP laser facilities. Omega is a 60- beam solid-state laser system capable of delivering 30kJ, nanosecond, UV pulses to a target. Omega EP is a short-pulse laser system capable of delivering pulses of up to 1PW power (700J in 700fs). Candidates should have at least 5 years? experience in industry or academia performing experimental research in optical systems, preferably solid-state laser systems or laser-based optical systems. A comprehensive knowledge of optical physics and the ability to develop computer-based data analysis tools are required. The ideal candidate should have good engineering skills and should be a motivated self-starter who can manage multiple projects and priorities within a fast paced dynamic environment. The System Science group interacts on a daily basis with a wide variety of technicians, engineers, scientists, and customers and thus excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and a demonstrated ability to be effective in a team environment are mandatory. U.S. citizenship is desirable but not required.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 213088.

In addition to the online application, qualified applicants should submit a dossier that includes a curriculum vitae and a list of publications. The applicant should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent to LLE. All supplemental materials should be sent to the attention of:

Steven Stagnitto, Administrative Director
Laboratory for Laser Energetics
250 East River Road
Rochester, NY 14623-1299
Email: steven.stagnitto@rochester.edu
Fax: 585-276-2420


Posted on 24 January 2019

LASER SYSTEM RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

The University of Rochester?s Laboratory for Laser Energetics is seeking a Ph.D. level individual in Optics, Physics, or Engineering to join the System Science team charged with characterizing and optimizing the performance of the world-class Omega and Omega-EP laser facilities. Omega is a 60- beam solid-state laser system capable of delivering 30kJ, nanosecond, UV pulses to a target. Omega EP is a short-pulse laser system capable of delivering pulses of up to 1PW power (700J in 700fs). Candidates should have at least 5 years? experience in industry or academia performing experimental research in optical systems, preferably solid-state laser systems or laser-based optical systems. A comprehensive knowledge of optical physics and the ability to develop computer-based data analysis tools are required. The ideal candidate should have good engineering skills and should be a motivated self-starter who can manage multiple projects and priorities within a fast paced dynamic environment. The System Science group interacts on a daily basis with a wide variety of technicians, engineers, scientists, and customers and thus excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and a demonstrated ability to be effective in a team environment are mandatory. U.S. citizenship is desirable but not required.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 213089.


Posted on 24 January 2019

SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE

POSITION SUMMARY: The Laboratory for Laser Energetics has an opening for an experienced mechanical, electrical, and/or vacuum systems technician within the laboratory's Cryogenic and Tritium Facility. The position entails the operation and maintenance of complex mechanical systems used to characterize, manipulate, transport and position cryogenic fuel pellets for LLE's Inertial Confinement Fusion research program.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Physical strength
  • Good understanding of basic physics
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Successfully manage multiple projects
  • Willingness to work diligently in an atmosphere with high expectations for productivity
  • Softer required skills include attention to detail, curiosity, good record keeping, and the ability to work together as a team

DESIRED SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE INCLUDE:

  • A degree in the areas of automotive, mechanical, electrical, or chemical technology is desired but not required
  • Experience with vacuum systems, radiological materials, and/or engineering testing is a plus

Typical hours are 8:30 to 5:30pm but must be able to accommodate early morning or evening hours with sufficient notice.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 213897.


Posted on 15 March 2019

TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE II

POSITION SUMMARY: The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) of the University of Rochester is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology focusing on using lasers to initiate fusion and high energy density physics. LLE is currently seeking a technical associate in the Experimental Operations group. Candidates are sought to install, maintain, operate and troubleshoot a variety of equipment in a cleanroom environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the operation of various equipment and diagnostics related to laser physics experiments Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues
  • Perform regular preventative maintenance
  • Support mechanical, electrical and optical engineers with design and installation of new equipment
  • Maintain complex vacuum systems
  • Some second shift work is required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work in a cleanroom environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team-based environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to learn additional software as needed

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with electrical and vacuum systems
  • Experience with radiological materials is a plus
  • Proficiency reading and interpreting mechanical and electrical schematics
  • A 2 year degree in a technical field is a plus

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 213995.


Posted on 15 March 2019

Theory

COMPUTATIONAL/THEORETICAL HEDP RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

The HEDP-Theory Group in LLE's Theoretical Division seeks a computational/theoretical physicist to carry out rigorous and high-impact research in high-energy-density science important to both ICF and basic science. The successful candidate will focus on the development of exchange-correlation free-energy density functionals for density-functional theory (DFT), software implementation and their applications to matter at warm-dense conditions by means of ab-initio molecular dynamics simulations and Kubo-Greenwood approach to characterize the equation of state, transport and optical properties of materials under extreme conditions. This project, mainly funded by NSF, offers a competitive salary which will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Close collaborations between HED theorists and experimentalists are being actively pursued at LLE. Experience with DFT codes such as Quantum-Espresso/ABINIT/VASP, as well as good interpersonal skills, the willingness to work in a team, and the ability to communicate well in writing are desirable. A Ph.D. in quantum many-body physics, atomic and molecular physics, condensed matter physics, plasma physics, or a related area is required.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 210615.

In addition to applying online, qualified applicants should submit a dossier that includes a cover letter outlining how the applicant sees himself/herself contributing to the research project, a curriculum vitae and a list of publications. The applicant should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent to LLE. All materials should be sent to the attention of:

Steven Stagnitto, Administrative Director
Laboratory for Laser Energetics
250 East River Road
Rochester, NY 14623-1299
Email: steven.stagnitto@rochester.edu
Fax: 585-276-2420


Posted on 5 September 2018

COMPUTATIONAL/THEORETICAL PLASMA PHYSICIST (RESEARCH ASSOCIATE)

The Theoretical Division seeks a computational/theoretical plasma physicist at the Research Associate level to conduct research in the areas of short and long pulse laser-plasma interactions. Experience running and programming simulations such as particle-in-cell (PIC) or Vlasov/Fokker-Planck would be an asset, as would experience in the interpretation or design of relevant experiments. In addition to an excellent understanding of laser-plasma physics, the successful candidate should have good interpersonal skills, a willingness to work in a team, and the ability to communicate well in writing. A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related area is required. Research associates are typically recent Ph.D. graduates that have demonstrated expertise by publishing their graduate research in peer-reviewed journals.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 210668.

In addition to the online application, qualified applicants should submit a dossier that includes a curriculum vitae and a list of publications. The applicant should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent to LLE. All supplemental materials should be sent to the attention of:

Steven Stagnitto, Administrative Director
Laboratory for Laser Energetics
250 East River Road
Rochester, NY 14623-1299
Email: steven.stagnitto@rochester.edu
Fax: 585-276-2420


Posted on 7 September 2018

COMPUTATIONAL/THEORETICAL HEDP SCIENTIST

The HEDP-Theory Group in LLE's Theoretical Division seeks a computational/theoretical physicist to carry out rigorous and high-impact researches in high-energy-density science important to both ICF and basic science. Close collaborations between HED theorists and experimentalists are being actively pursued at LLE. The successful candidate needs to have a demonstrated track record of using state-of-the-art methods, such as density-functional theory (DFT), path-integral Monte-Carlo (PIMC), quantum Monte-Carlo (QMC), or time-dependent density-functional theory (TDDFT), to understand the properties of matter under extreme conditions. In particular, successful candidates are encouraged to explore new directions in HED science, for example, using X-ray Thomson Scattering, diffraction, and absorption near edges as probes to new structures and properties of materials under extreme density/temperature conditions. Experience with dense plasmas modeling, as well as good interpersonal skills, the willingness to work in a team, and the ability to communicate well in writing are desirable. A Ph.D. in quantum physics, atomic and molecular physics, condensed matter physics, plasma physics, or a related area is required. At least 3-5 years working experience in HEDP beyond PhD, with research accomplishment demonstrated by high-impact publications, is preferred.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 210890.

In addition to applying online, qualified applicants should submit a dossier that includes a cover letter outlining how the applicant sees himself/herself contributing to the research project, a curriculum vitae and a list of publications. The applicant should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent to LLE. All materials should be sent to the attention of:

Steven Stagnitto, Administrative Director
Laboratory for Laser Energetics
250 East River Road
Rochester, NY 14623-1299
Email: steven.stagnitto@rochester.edu
Fax: 585-276-2420


Posted on 18 September 2018

COMPUTATIONAL/THEORETICAL HEDP RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

The HEDP-Theory Group in LLE's Theoretical Division seeks a computational/theoretical physicist to carry out rigorous and high-impact researches in high-energy-density science important to both ICF and basic science. Close collaborations between HED theorists and experimentalists are being actively pursued at LLE. The successful candidate needs to have a demonstrated track record of using state-of-the-art methods, such as density-functional theory (DFT), path-integral Monte-Carlo (PIMC), quantum Monte-Carlo (QMC), or time-dependent density-functional theory (TDDFT), to understand the properties of matter under extreme conditions. In particular, successful candidates are encouraged to explore new directions in HED science, for example, using X-ray Thomson Scattering, diffraction, and absorption near edges as probes to new structures and properties of materials under extreme density/temperature conditions. Experience with dense plasmas modeling, as well as good interpersonal skills, the willingness to work in a team, and the ability to communicate well in writing are desirable. A Ph.D. in quantum physics, atomic and molecular physics, condensed matter physics, plasma physics, or a related area is required.

Candidates are invited to apply online at www.rochester.edu/jobopp.
Please apply to Job Opening ID 210891.

In addition to applying online, qualified applicants should submit a dossier that includes a cover letter outlining how the applicant sees himself/herself contributing to the research project, a curriculum vitae and a list of publications. The applicant should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent to LLE. All materials should be sent to the attention of:

Steven Stagnitto, Administrative Director
Laboratory for Laser Energetics
250 East River Road
Rochester, NY 14623-1299
Email: steven.stagnitto@rochester.edu
Fax: 585-276-2420


Posted on 18 September 2018

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