Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Physics

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Position ID:LBNLPhysics-Physics-POSTBACC [#9031, 83466]
Position Title: Post Baccalaureate Fellow
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Berkeley, California 94720, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline:2017/05/01 (posted 2017/03/24, listed until 2017/08/01)
Position Description:    

Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

Position Summary:

Berkeley Lab’s Physics Division has an opening for a Post Baccalaureate Fellow. Under the direction of LBNL Scientists, you will become familiar with research activities regarding the development, construction and testing of Silicon tracking detectors for use at the Large Hadron Collider.

What You Will Do:

  • Observe and learn from research in the LBNL ATLAS group on development, construction, and testing of the Silicon strip tracking detector modules or on other aspects of R&D related to tracking for the ATLAS detector at the CERN LHC.

  • Attend Physics scientific seminars and research seminars at UCB, participate remotely to regular meetings with ATLAS collaborators both US and worldwide.

  • Observe and review the preparation of documentation, setting up data acquisition for testing, assembly of silicon detectors. Learn to test the prototypes that are built.

  • Become familiar with these concepts and procedures through reading/searching the literature, discussions with scientists, seminars, comparisons with a variety of specifications.  

  • Prepare reports, manuscripts and other documentation as needed for publication and/or for presentation at seminars and scientific conferences.

What Is Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, Engineering or related scientific discipline within the past two years.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0.

  • Familiar with physics or electrical or mechanical engineering at the undergraduate level.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers.

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled, however for full consideration, please apply by close of business on May 1, 2017.


The following requested application materials listed below must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online:

  1. Reference Letters - Arrange to have at least 3 letters of reference submitted (no more than one reference from LBNL or UC Berkeley).

  2. Curriculum Vitae.

  3. Cover Letter


Notes:

  • This is a full time, 1 year, term appointment.

  • Full-time, M-F, non-exempt (hourly paid) from overtime pay.

  • Salary is commensurate with experience.

  • This position is contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

  • Work will be primarily performed at: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.


LEARN ABOUT US:

To learn more information on the Physics Division's research programs, visit http://physics.lbl.gov.


Berkeley Lab addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. 


LBNL is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory managed by the University of California for the DOE Office of Science. It has an excellent benefits program, which you can read about at: (https://commons.lbl.gov/display/hr/Benefits).  

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab 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. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4.  Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."



Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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