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Research Physicist-Kinetic MHD

Job description


Requisition # 2018-9261
Department PPPL Theory
Category Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline

Overview

The Theory & Computation Department at the Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory is seeking a full-time scientist to participate in both the Macroscopic Equilibrium & Stability and Energetic Particle groups. This position is at the rank of Research Physicist.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will work closely with experimentalists from NSTX-U and will also have the opportunity to participate in one of two existing SciDAC Centers led from PPPL and Princeton University: the Center for Transient Tokamak Simulations (CTTS), and the Simulation Center for Runaway Electron Avoidance and Mitigation (SCREAM). The applicant will be expected to work with the M3D-C1 code in performing both code development and application.

Qualifications

Applicant should have a Ph.D. in plasma physics or a closely related discipline and one or more years' experience in the areas of macroscopic stability and/or energetic particles of magnetized fusion devices. Knowledge of the properties of and techniques for solving the 3D magnetohydrodynamic equations describing global stability properties of tokamak plasmas and plasma kinetic theory is highly desirable. English communication and writing skills are required and so is being able to work as a team.

Qualified applicants should apply and send a curriculum vitae and bibliography, and arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent as soon as possible for full consideration.

Letters can be mailed to N. Gorelenkov, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, James Forrestal Campus, P.O. Box 451, Princeton, NJ 08543 or emailed to [email protected]

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



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Posted: 11/7/2018
Application Due: 1/6/2019
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