Postdoctoral Research Associate at FRIB

Michigan State University East Lansing, MI , USA

Published Tue, 09/26/2023 - 9:57 AM Expiration Sat, 05/17/2025 - 12:00 AM or until the posting is filled

Major Duties/Responsibilities

Supports the Target and Beam dump group / High Power Targetry Department in the FRIB Accelerator Systems Division

  • Beam dump 
    • Participate in design of mini-channel and rotating beam dump
    • Thermal-structural analysis for the mini-channel and rotating beam dump 
    • Participate in thermal tests for mini-channel and rotating beam dump
  • Target 
    • Participate in design of multi-slice rotating graphite target system
    • Thermal-structural analysis for the single and multi-slice rotating target system
    • Support FRIB Operations by maintaining and preparing the target system
  • Develop advanced materials for beam intercept devices 
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties in this job classification.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of target and beam dump systems in heavy ion accelerator
  • Ability to perform thermal/mechanical simulations
  • Ability to design experimental instruments with scientific tools
  • Ability to perform shift work periodically
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively and credibly, both verbally and in writing with all audiences