RA Accel Scientist

Posted on Jan 14, 2021

Cornell University, Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education

Ithaca, NY  |  #academic


Accelerator Scientist (Research Associate) Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator Sciences and Education The Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education (CLASSE) is seeking an accelerator scientist at the level of research associate in the high brightness electron source group.

The successful candidate will take part in multiple ongoing projects related to photocathodes and photoinjectors, including but not limited to: high current beam generation from novel photocathodes, photocathode growth and characterization, and ultrafast electron beam generation from photocathodes for time resolved electron diffraction experiments.

CLASSE is a world leader in accelerator science and its applications.

Requirements include: • PhD in accelerator physics or closely related field; • Experience with the operation of photoinjector accelerator systems, including: ultra-high vacuum practices, mode-locked laser operation and maintenance, photoinjector instrumentation; • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills; • Ability to direct technical support personnel; • Experience working successfully as part of a team in a collaborative and multidisciplinary scientific environment; • Familiarity or ability to quickly learn safety practices relevant to radiation generating devices and high power lasers.

The initial appointment is for three years with the possibility of extension.

Applications should be submitted at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17957 and should include a cover letter, a CV, a list of publications, a detailed summary of research experience and interests.

Letters of recommendation may be requested after initial application review.

The starting date is negotiable.

Please apply online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17957

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