Detector Physicist Upton, NY

Brookhaven National Laboratory

United States

February 6, 2022

Description

Detector Physicist

Job ID 2980 Date posted 01/06/2022

Brookhaven National Laboratory (www. bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.

Organizational Overview

The mission of the Instrumentation Division is to develop state-of-the-art instrumentation required for experimental research programs at Brookhaven Lab and to maintain the expertise and facilities in specialized high technology areas essential for this work. Development of facilities is motivated by present Brookhaven research programs and anticipated future directions of research. Our work has a significant impact on programs throughout the world that rely on state-of-the-art radiation detectors, readout electronics and novel instrumentation.

Position Description

The Instrumentation Division has an opening for a scientist to work on advanced detector development for applications in high energy and nuclear physics. The Division has a long history in designing and fabricating unique detector technology, and currently has key roles in the production of TPCs (Time Projection Chambers) for the flagship DUNE (Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment) under construction in a South Dakota mine. The Division has design, fabrication and testing capabilities for various sub-systems that make up a TPC and is involved in several other experiments that will be built around novel TPC detectors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: ~~~~

As part of an integrated team of scientists, engineers, and technicians, you will:

  • Contribute to the Division's excellent reputation for developing state-of- the-art detector systems
  • Enhance the Division's capabilities in all aspects of detector design, fabrication, and testing
  • Participate and take leadership roles in future rare event experiments using noble liquids or other
  • Position Requirements

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform research independently and as part of a group
  • Experience with assembly, commissioning, operations and analysis of neutrino experiments
  • Significant record of accomplishment in experimental physics, especially using noble liquids
  • Proficiency with scientific computing and excellent written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Ph.D. in particle physics or nuclear physics and 8+ years post PhD experience
  • Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Extensive experience with electronics for particle physics, especially “cold” electronics
  • Good basic knowledge and understanding of neutrino physics and dark energy/matter
  • History of broad engagement in Education, Outreach and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Other Information:

  • May require domestic and international travel
  • At Brookhaven National Laboratory, we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time-off and Leave Programs (vacation, holidays, sick leave, paid parental leave)
  • Lab-funded Retirement Plan
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Tuition Assistance, Training and Professional Development Programs
  • Employee Fitness/Wellness & Recreation: Gym/Basketball Courts, Weight Room, Fitness Classes, Indoor Pool, Tennis Courts, Sports Clubs/Activities (Basketball, Ping Pong, Softball, Tennis)
  • Brookhaven Science Associates requires proof of a COVID-19 vaccination for all employees. Proof of full vaccination as recognized by the CDC and/or WHO, inclusive of the two-week waiting period, is required at the start of your employment.

    Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab.We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.Please contact us to request accommodation.

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