Argonne National Laboratory Applied Physicist - Materials Science Division in Lemont, Illinois
The ASP Group (Argonne Special Projects) of the Material Science Division, seeks an outstanding early-(RD2) or mid-career (RD3) Experimental Researcher to fill an open scientific staff position within the group. ASP performs research in novel detection capabilities that focus on analyte detection in harsh, complicated, and complex environments. The researcher can be expected to travel to field environments to test and evaluate new technologies created within the group, work with external groups to accomplish project tasks and technology transition, and conduct support work in the laboratory.
MS or PhD in applied physics, radiation physics, or nuclear engineering
Has experience with radiation detection, signal processing and time sequence correlations. Experience with gamma spectroscopy and neutron activation is desirable.
Has Python programming experience
Is familiar with Linux-based (specifically Raspberry PI) platforms
Familiarity with data analysis and statistical methods is desired
Must be willing to travel to support field efforts
Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills, and has the ability to contribute to written technical reports and presentations
Has the ability to work independently and as part of a team and the ability to interact well with external collaborators.
Demonstrates strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Has knowledge and experience with scientific software development
Possesses outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
Has knowledge and experience with software and hardware revision control and tracking techniques
A strong mechanical proficiency is advantageous
CAD experience is advantageous
Experience using the R platform is advantageous
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who can obtain a Q clearance
Ability to model Argonne’s core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity, and teamwork.
Position available at either level:
RD2: Bachelors and 5+ years or Masters and 3+ years or a PhD, or equivalent
RD3: Bachelors and 8+ years or Masters and 5+ years or a PhD and 3+ years, or equivalent
Research Development (RD)
Long-Term (Fixed Term)
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