Department of Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Position ID:University of California, Berkeley-Department of Nuclear Engineering-ARS [#11114]
Position Title: Assistant Research Scientist - Nuclear Engineering - College of Engineering
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
Subject Area: Nuclear Theory
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2018/04/20)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Research Scientist – Nuclear Engineering - College of Engineering

The Applied Nuclear Physics Lab in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant Research Scientist, in the area of Nuclear Science, Nuclear Engineering or in a closely related field. The candidate will perform work under Professor Kai Vetter.

Appointment Length: This is a full-time, one-year position at 100% and is renewable for a second year depending on availability of funding and satisfactory performance. Anticipated start date is June 2018.

Responsibilities: - Lead research and development of advanced radiation detection and imaging concepts as well as multi-sensor fusion technologies and systems relevant for national security, health, and basic sciences. - Support ongoing research efforts at UC Berkeley and LBNL. - Supervise undergraduate and graduate students in the design and execution of experiments, data analysis, reporting, and technical presentations. - Foster collaborations across disciplines and institutions. - Publish in peer-reviewed journals.

Basic Qualifications (At time of application): • PhD or equivalent degree in Nuclear Science or Nuclear Engineering

Additional Qualifications (By Start Date): • A minimum of five years of relevant experience. • Broad experience with radiation detection and multi-sensor systems, including the design, set up, and execution of experiments. • Demonstrated knowledge in data and signal processing from radiation and complementary detectors such as environmental or contextual sensors. • Proven record conducting independent research and summarizing scientific data for publication and presentation; effective communication skills. • Successful supervision of students. • Knowledge in computer vision and image processing • Knowledge in machine learning concepts

Preferred Qualifications: • Expertise in machine vision techniques and image processing. • Expertise in machine learning concepts.

Salary: The full-time annual salary will be $93,200 - $98,000.

Application Procedure: To apply go to

Please direct all questions for this position to Professor Kai Vetter,, with the subject line: Assistant Research Scientist.

This position will remain open until filled. Requirements:

To receive full consideration interested individuals should submit application documents as PDFs, which includes: • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V. • Statement of Research • Statement of Student Mentoring • 2 references required (contact information only): Letters of reference will only be solicited for finalists

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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Contact: Kai Vetter
Email: email
Postal Mail:
4155 Etcheverry Hall, MC 1730,
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-1730
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