Post-doc Position

Air Force Institute of Technology Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH , United States

Published Mon, 02/22/2021 - 11:53 AM Expiration Thu, 07/01/2021 - 12:00 AM or until the posting is filled

This post-doc position is offered through the Nuclear Expertise for Advancing Technologies (NEAT) Center, located at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), and sponsored by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.  The position will support applications in stockpile stewardship, nuclear security, and/or basic nuclear physics. This post-doctoral opportunity is designed to develop technical expertise to support the Nuclear Enterprise through hands-on experiments, the application of computational analysis techniques, and interaction with students, government (Military and National Laboratory) sponsors, and civilian university collaborators. Current activities include the measurement of inelastic scattering cross sections on nuclei, neutron spectroscopy, organic scintillator characterization, development of new nuclear environment test capabilities, and radiation effects on electronics. Primary activities for this opportunity include the support and execution of experimental campaigns, development of analysis tools, data analysis and interpretation, manuscript development, and communication of research at relevant scientific meetings. Research activities will be performed at AFIT and collaborator facilities throughout the DOD, DOE, and academia.