Job ID 2315Date posted 09/15/2020
Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation’s future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.
The mission of the Collider-Accelerator Department (C-AD) is to operate, maintain, improve, and upgrade the suite of electron, proton, and heavy ion accelerators used to carry out a program of accelerator-based experiments at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). To support this program, the C-AD must design, fabricate, assemble, test, install, and operate unique research equipment to generate, transport, transfer, accelerate, focus, track, collide, and absorb high intensity particle beams up to energies of 250 GeV. This includes a combination of custom designed and built parts and vendor produced components developed by a collaboration of the C-AD scientific, engineering, and technical staff. The C-AD supports an international user community of over 1,500 scientists. The C-AD performs all these functions in an environmentally-responsible and safe manner, under a rigorous conduct of operations approach.
The Collider-Accelerator Department has an opening for a full-time Mechanical/Electrical Senior Technical Specialist, in the Accelerator Components & Instrumentation Group. The Accelerator Components & Instrumentation Group is responsible for the operation and upgrade of a wide variety of electron, ion and laser beam instrumentation systems for the RHIC complex of particle accelerators and other existing and planned accelerator systems. The employee will provide technical support for the operation of a variety of complex beam line instrumentation systems and may eventually plan, coordinate and perform challenging assignments related to particle beam transport, photo-injectors and laser systems, beam positioning, and signal processing electronics. The work will include component selection, vendor POC, construction, and system commissioning, original concept design, and first article fabrication. This position has a high level of interaction with an international and multicultural scientific community.
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