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  • ID
    #22058098
  • Salary
    TBD
  • Source
    Argonne National Laboratory
  • Date
    2021-11-02
  • Deadline
    2021-12-31

The Physics Division of Argonne National Laboratory is seeking to hire a technician within the Center for Accelerator Target Science (CATS). CATS is a national center for the development and fabrication of targets for nuclear physics research.We produce a broad array of techniques to provide stable and radioactive targets for the Argonne Tandem Linac Accelerator System (ATLAS) as well as the broader DOE-NP nuclear physics community. To meet these needs necessitates working with elements across the periodic table including handling radioactive materials and hazardous chemicals in controlled environments.In this role, you will assist in the operation and maintenance of the target laboratory under supervision of senior staff. Some responsibilities include:Provide targets and radioactive sources for ATLAS experiments and to the broader DOE-NP community

Maintain and operate target making equipment, analytical equipment, and radiation detectors

Help maintain CATS material and target inventories

Support CATS research and development efforts

May contribute to scientific literature and conferences

Position RequirementsBasic Qualifications:Good technical knowledge of Chemistry, Engineering, Physics or a related field.

Comprehensive skill in the use of basic laboratory equipment and techniques

High degree of manual dexterity for handling and manipulating delicate materials

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively and tactfully with internal customers and to successfully develop effective working relationships

Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork

To perform the essential functions of this position successful applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship, which is required to comply with federal regulations and contract.

Preferred Qualifications:B.S. or M.S. in Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, or a related field

Experience writing research reports and publications

Experience handling and working with radioactive materials

This role will be hired as a Support Technician II or Support Technician III. The level will be determined by the candidate’s level of education, experience, and skill.Support Technician II – This level of skill is typically attained through completion of an associate’s degree or equivalent or with 5 or more years of related experience.

Support Technician III – This level of skill is typically attained through completion of an associate’s degree or equivalent or with 7 or more years of related experience.

This job description outlines the general nature of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties, and responsibilities required of job incumbent. Consequently, job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned. For further information, contact Dr. Matthew Gott at mgott@anl.govJob FamilySupport Technical (ST)Job ProfileAccelerator Operations Support 2Worker TypeRegularTime TypeFull timeAs an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.All Argonne offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes an assessment of criminal conviction history conducted on an individualized and case-by-case basis. Please be advised that Argonne positions require upon hire (or may require in the future) for the individual be to obtain a government access authorization that involves additional background check requirements. Failure to obtain or maintain such government access authorization could result in the withdrawal of a job offer or future termination of employment.Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.Interested in translating science into innovation? Build your career at Argonne.At Argonne, we view the world from a different perspective. Our scientists and engineers conduct world-class research in clean energy, the environment, technology, national security and more. We’re finding creative ways to prepare the world for a better future.To learn more about Argonne's benefits programs, amenities, and other employee programs, visit our main Careers (http://www.anl.gov/careers) site.To learn more about the exciting science going on at Argonne, visit our Science and Technology (http://www.anl.gov/argonnes-science-and-technology) page.To request a reasonable accommodation or for other application support, contact us anytime at careers@anl.gov or 630-252-2336.

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