Magnetic Spectrometer Device Scientist

Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) East Lansing , United States

Published Mon, 03/21/2022 - 9:18 AM Expiration Fri, 05/27/2022 - 12:00 AM or until the posting is filled

Major position responsibilities

  • Provide user support for magnetic spectrometers at FRIB for experiments with rare isotope beams by:
    • Answering technical questions for users during the preparation of experiment proposals
    • Provide software packages necessary for using data acquisition and data analysis
    • Ensure the proper functioning of the device as specified in the standard configuration
    • Perform device setting changes during the experiment as required by the experimenters
    • Provide support during the experiment to ensure the proper functioning of the device
    • Assist users in inspecting and understanding online data
    • Assist users during the off-line analysis phase
  • Operate assigned spectrometers safely and reliably with high availability
  • Contribute to maintenance and technical improvements of the magnetic spectrometer and supporting systems
  • Take on an active role in the development of new tools (detectors, software, electronics, etc.) to improve the overall performance of spectrometer devices
  • Assist with defining and documenting standard maintenance and operating procedures
  • Conduct scientific research related to nuclear physics and/or magnetic spectrometer and related instrumentation technologies and publish scientific results