CNRS tenure track position at IPHC, Strasbourg, France

19 February 2024

We are pleased to announced that a CNRS tenure track position is opened in our team (DNR nuclear data for reactors, https://iphc.cnrs.fr/en/research/subatomic-research-drs/dnr-nuclear-data-for-reactors/ ) at IPHC (https://iphc.cnrs.fr/en/laboratory/), Strasbourg, France.

This contract offers a dedicated financial environment and includes teaching activities in a higher education institution. This position is offered on a fixed-term contract (CDD) under public law for a period of 3 to 6 years. After evaluation of the scientific value and professional aptitude by a tenure commission, it will allow access to a tenured position in the CNRS Research Directors' corps. (https://carrieres.cnrs.fr/en/recrutement-hors-concours/#offres-postes-de-chaires)

The title of the position is : Nuclear Data: from fundamental nuclear physics to reactors and details of the position and procedure for applications can be found here : https://emploi.cnrs.fr/Offres/CPJ/CPJ-2024-014/Default.aspx?lang=EN

We are therefore looking for candidates with experience in experimental nuclear physics and a strong interest in applied problems (especially in nuclear energy). Knowledge of semiconductor-based detection systems, data analysis and instrument simulation is required (see position description). This position will come with a financial environment of 200 k€ to hire PhD student or post doc for example.

Applications are opened from February 14, 2024 to March 20, 2024, 11:59 pm Paris time.

Candidates should contact us as soon as possible (myself, group leader, at maelle.kerveno@iphc.cnrs.fr and/or Sandrine Courtin, head of the IPHC lab, at sandrine.courtin@iphc.cnrs.fr) since the recruitment schedule is tight.


Tenure-track Assistant Professor position at Mississippi State University – FRIB Experimental Bridge Faculty Position

15 February 2024

Job Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Application Link: https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/en-us/job/507198/assistant-professor

Mississippi State University (MSState) has a unique opportunity to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor focusing on building a research program at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) in low-energy nuclear physics or nuclear astrophysics. This position is in the first cohort of FRIB Experimental Bridge Faculty positions and aims at growing the local nuclear physics group at MSState while expanding the research profile at FRIB. The position is expected to start for the beginning of the Fall Semester 2024, subject to candidate availability.

Performance Objectives:

The candidate is expected to: 1) perform research in experimental low-energy nuclear physics or nuclear astrophysics at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), helping enhance and broaden the research activities of the low-energy nuclear physics group. 2) Keep up the department's tradition of excellence in sponsored research involving students, teaching, and service. 3) Contribute to the department's mission of maintaining a respectful environment, free from harassment while striving to ensure equal opportunity for all in in research, teaching, and/or service.

Education and Experience Requirements:

• Ph.D in experimental nuclear physics or a closely related area. • Knowledge of nuclear physics, and the ability to perform nuclear physics experimental research by utilizing the state-of-the-art facility at FRIB.

Screening of applications will begin on March 1, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information as well as the application, please go to: https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/en-us/job/507198/assistant-professor

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Ben Crider (bpc135@msstate.edu).


Postdoctoral Scholar in low-energy nuclear structure group at the University of Kentucky Accelerator Laboratory

15 February 2024

The Chemistry Department in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work with the low-energy nuclear structure group at the UK Accelerator Laboratory (UKAL). Most of the research will be performed at the university's 7 MV Van de Graaff accelerator facility, however, project travel to larger facilities such as TRIUMF and HIyS to perform complementary experiments is also anticipated.

Related topics in nuclear spectroscopy, neutron-induced reactions, and neutron scattering are the focus of the research program. This includes selected studies in forefront areas such as: nuclear structure relevant to double-beta decay, shape transition of nuclei, collective excitations and shape coexistence, as well as precise & accurate neutron scattering cross sections for the development of advanced nuclear reactors, homeland security, and other applications.

Details and application submission information can be found at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/511729


Permanent Staff research scientist, real-time data acquisition code developer, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory

14 February 2024

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Program Manager in Nuclear Structure & Nuclear Astrophysics at DOE Office of Science, Office of Nuclear Physics, Germantown, MD

14 February 2024

The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science, Office of Nuclear Physics (NP), Research and Division, Germantown, MD will soon be seeking applications for a Program Manager in Nuclear Structure & Nuclear Astrophysics (Physicist, GS 1310-14/15). The successful candidate will establish objectives and provide leadership and direction for this program with national and international scope and impact. They will manage and coordinate all aspects of a broad range of experimental nuclear structure and nuclear astrophysics research that supports the NP mission. The position announcement will be posted on USAJOBS https://www.usajobs.gov/. The announcement will be used to collect resumes from interested individuals and is the only way to be considered for this DOE position. Interested members of the community should be aware that the active period for accepting applications is typically two weeks.


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