Engineer FRIB/NSCL-Continuing

Michigan State University
February 24, 2025
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Engineer FRIB/NSCL-Continuing

Apply now Job no: 848627 Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff Major Administrative Unit / College: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams Department: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams 10049299 Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience Location: East Lansing Categories: Engineers/Architects, Research/Scientific, Continuing System Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Cryogenics Process Engineer

Position Summary

As a Cryogenics Process Engineer, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Perform research and development in the advancement of cryogenic processes and technology, specifically in regards to 2-K and 4.5-K cryogenic refrigeration and critical supporting sub-systems.
  • Cryogenic systems mechanical design,
  • Helium system processes, instrumentation, safety issues pertaining to helium cryogenic systems, standard equipment-system specification development, and cost estimation model development.
  • Support the development of cryogenic research plans and proposals, including budgetary and schedule elements
  • Provide technical direction to staff engineers
  • Support FRIB accelerator operations by performing measurements associated with FRIB cryogenic equipment supported by the department (e.g., cryogenic plant, cryogenic transfer lines, cryo-modules and superconducting magnets)
  • Responds to problems needed during system failure and maintenance to maintain 24/7 operation of the cryogenic systems, requiring flexibility in working hours to overcome unforeseen system breakdowns
  • Present plans and outcomes of research and development activities to internal and external stakeholders, including independent and DOE review groups and professional organizations, publish results
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties in this job classification
  • As a Cryogenics Process Engineer, you will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge in the design, fabrication, and operation of cryogenic plants which are efficient over a wide range of process conditions, capacities, and load conditions; such as those implemented for the FRIB cryogenic system
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accelerator systems and/or complex systems facility operations
  • Knowledge in department cryogenic-mechanical activities in all phases, including design/analysis, integration, testing and commissioning
  • Ability to maintain a strong commitment to the implementation and perpetuation of values and ethics
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively and credibly, both verbally and in writing with all audiences
  • Knowledge of and strict adherence to safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, and procedures which apply to this position's responsibilities
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

    Required Degree

    Doctorate -Engineering or related technical field

    Minimum Requirements
  • Ph.D. degree in engineering or a related technical field
  • Demonstrated interest in design, construction, and operation of cryogenic systems, including large 4.5-K and 2 K cryogenic systems utilized in accelerators in regards to performance, efficiency, safety, and reliable operations
  • Some experience in cryogenic engineering, cryogenic systems, measurements and cryogenic equipment
  • Required Application Materials
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for three references
  • Together-we-will Statement

    The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https: //

    Special Instructions

    For full consideration, applications should be received by March 6th. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis until the position is filled. The goal is for the position to commence in August 2023.

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    Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

    Advertised: Feb 24, 2023 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: Feb 24, 2025 Eastern Standard Time

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