Michigan State University-FRIB Scientist/Beam Physicist in East Lansing, Michigan
Scientist/Beam Physicist. (East Lansing, MI). Participate in conceptual development, efficient implementation, and effective operation of advanced instrumentation systems of the Laboratory, including research and development on advanced instrumentation systems relevant to the future program of the Laboratory. Ensure that approved experiments with the reaccelerator (ReA) facility are successful and will coordinate with experimenters and ReA staff. Understand the physics as well as the facility support needed to prepare the experiment in the ReA experimental hall. Prepare requirements for the beam delivered by ReA and verify that they are within ReA specifications for that beam line. Help experimenters during the setting-up of their experiment. Verify that experiments run accordingly to the approved plan, document experiences, and identify possible improvements. Advise in preparing the beam and beamline for the experiment. Verify that beam delivered is in accordance with requirements, perform beam measurements. Perform research and development projects to enhance the performance of the reaccelerator facility and in particular develop new diagnostic equipment for rare isotope ion beams. Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. in Physics or related + 2 years of experience in a related position in particle and beam physics. Must have experience in particle detectors and experimental devices, data acquisition and data analysis, and computer coding in python, C++ or equivalent. Christine Bargerstock, Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, Michigan State 640 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824. www.careers.msu.edu posting number 697163.