Research Scientist

TRIUMF Vancouver, BC , Canada

Published Mon, 01/13/2020 - 3:58 PM Expiration Tue, 03/31/2020 - 12:00 AM or until the posting is filled

You will have the opportunity to develop and lead experimental research programs at TRIUMF and maintain and support these through successful grant applications. A large portion of your time will be spent on independent, self-directed research and developing new capabilities or experimental facilities as needed. Other expected responsibilities include:

• Providing leadership and mentorship to undergraduate and graduate students and postdocs

• Contributing through internal and external community service and facility coordination

• Participating in TRIUMF research programs, and fostering further collaboration through your interactions with the Canadian and international physics communities

You will also be required to successfully complete the TRIUMF in-house radiation safety training course and be designated as a TRIUMF Nuclear Energy Worker.

Applicants for this position must possess:

• A PhD in Physics and thesis work on measurements of nuclear or atomic properties

• Knowledge of atomic and nuclear experimental techniques, with expertise in one or more techniques and knowledge of associated technologies

• The ability to plan and execute atomic or nuclear measurements with high precision

• The ability to develop and lead a team with diverse backgrounds, knowledge, and skill sets

• Effective problem-solving, interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will be given serious consideration, and in the case of equal qualifications, preference will be given to a Canadian Citizen of Permanent Resident.

TRIUMF is located on the south campus of the University of British Columbia, in the heart of Pacific Spirit Park in Vancouver, BC. We offer a competitive total compensation package, including comprehensive benefits, attractive salary, and an excellent opportunity to enhance your career portfolio in a high profile national research facility.

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