Staff Research Physicist

Location
Princeton, NJ
Posted
Apr 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2017-7339
Department PPPL Theory
Category Research and Laboratory
Date Posted 3/31/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline 5/31/2017

Overview

The Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, a world-leading fusion energy research center under contract with the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE), is seeking a full time computational plasma physicist at the Staff Research scientist level in the area of large-scale computing, focusing on either edge physics research using gyrokinetic codes, or data management and analysis for gyrokinetic fusion codes and experiments.

Responsibilities

Topics within edge physics include multiscale studies of turbulence and neoclassical physics in the pedestal and scrape-off layer. The data management focus is on enhancing the usability and analysis capabilities available for extreme-scale gyrokinetic codes and fusion experiments.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in plasma physics, computer science, applied mathematics or related field. Candidates with prior related experience including postdoctoral training are preferred. Communication and writing skills in English as well as the ability to work in a large, distributed group are required.Send a curriculum vitae and bibliography, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent as soon as possible for full consideration.

Letters can be emailed to cschang@ppppl.gov or mailed to C.S. Chang, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, James Forrestal Campus, P.O. Box 451, Princeton, NJ 08543.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

RES, 02

Standard Weekly Hours

40.00

Eligible for Overtime

No

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

No

Physical Capacity Exam Required

No

Valid Driver's License Required

No



Connect With Us! Join our Talent Network to receive updates about working at Princeton.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are, therefore, unable or limited in your ability to use or access this system, you can request a reasonable accommodation by calling a Human Resources team member at (609) 258-2101.

Princeton University/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Princeton University/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory requires all candidates to complete a background check successfully prior to the start of employment. The type and extent of background checks may vary depending on job requirements and/or functions.

Princeton University/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory requires some candidates to complete a physical capacity exam successfully prior to the start of employment. The type and extent of physical capacity exam may vary depending on job requirements and/or functions.

Princeton University/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is a residential community and an employer that operates continuously 24 hours a day. Essential services employees perform jobs that are necessary and required to maintain basic University operations during scheduled closures or unscheduled suspension of normal operations due to emergencies, events, or other situations. Essential services employees may be asked and/or required to perform jobs or duties that fall outside of their normal job classification during an emergency event. Learn more about our Essential Services policy.

If you have questions or comments regarding the iCIMS Privacy Policy or iCIMS FAQs, please contact accounts@icims.com.

Go to Princeton University careers site.

PI97402076