Research Assistant Scientist

Classification Title:

Research Assistant Scientist

Job Description: Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to: conduct research in nuclear safeguards with specific aim at radiation detection, nuclear materials characterization and electronics and algorithm development. Assist with research proposal development and writing. Project management; provide input and guidance to researchers (students) on various research projects, help lead discussions and assist with dissemination of research results and discoveries at conferences, in journal publications and via project presentations. Advertised Salary:

 $55,000 - $65,000 Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

The applicant must possess a PhD in nuclear Engineering or relevant field, preferably one or more years of post-graduate research in nuclear safeguards or equivalent field.

Preferred Qualifications:   Special Instructions to Applicants:

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. You must apply by submitting an application through the jobs website at UF, reference requisition number 502968 and position number 00009475. Include with the application PDF files of the following required documents: curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references. Information on the Nuclear Engineering Program can be found at, The MSE Department at and the University at

Final candidates will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

University of Florida counts among its greatest strengths — and a major component of its excellence – that it values broad diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and creates a robust, inclusive and welcoming climate for learning, research and other work. UF is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and access and seeks individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders and other attributes who, among their many exceptional qualifications, have a record of including a broad diversity of individuals in work and learning activities. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida’s ‘Government in the Sunshine’ and Public Records Laws. Search committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and many other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No


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