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CORNELL LABORATORY FOR ACCELERATOR-BASED SCIENCES AND EDUCATION — CLASSE

Jobs at CLASSE

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SRF Group Research Associate

CLASSE (Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education) has an opening for a Research Associate position in the SRF (Superconducting Radio Frequency) Group. Cornell’s SRF Group conducts a wide variety of fundamental SRF science and technology R&D activities, and currently supports two SRF driven accelerators at CLASSE: the Cornell Electron Storage Ring CESR, and CBETA, a novel Energy-Recovery-Linac test accelerator. This is an initial 3-year appointment with expectation for renewal, subject to mutual satisfaction and availability of funds.

Qualifications: This position requires a doctoral degree in physics or applied physics, with experience in SRF operation and research. Applicants should have demonstrated experience in at least one of the following areas (multiple areas will be considered definite assets): SRF cavity fabrication, preparation, cryogenic testing, and data analysis; SRF technology design, fabrication, commissioning, and operation; RF simulations and measurements; RF technology, LLRF and microphonics control for SRF accelerators. Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to work independently and in a diverse team are expected.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate’s focus will be on (1) the development, commissioning, operation, and optimization of RF and SRF accelerator systems for CESR, with ample opportunities for cutting-edge research and career development, and (2) on conducting and leading fundamental SRF research activities, including the development of stand-alone compact SRF modules based on next-generation Nb3Sn SRF cavities.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16713 and should include a cover letter, a CV, a list of publications, and a detailed summary of research experience and interests. Applicants must arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation uploaded, as per instructions on the academicjobsonline website. For information about the position, contact Dr. Matthias Liepe at MUL2@cornell.edu.

Located on the campus of a premier Ivy League Research University, CLASSE has a long history of excellence in various aspects of accelerator-related sciences and technology. Cornell provides an intellectually stimulating research environment with opportunities to work with undergraduate and graduate students on collaborative research. Cornell’s SRF group has strong worldwide collaborations with laboratories and industrial partners, and the successful candidate is expected to further foster these.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Programmer Analyst III - Band F

Application
The Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE) studies particle beams and accelerators, photon science, particle physics and the early universe, and serves students, the public and scientists from Cornell and around the world. The research missions of this laboratory are, in many respects, unique in the world.

The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source, or CHESS, is a subdivision of CLASSE that provides high intensity x-ray beams to students and scientists from virtually all areas of the physical sciences for both basic and applied research. CHESS has an opening within its technical support team for a Programmer Analyst III.

CHESS staff provide technical support to visiting researchers and also maintain and upgrade the experimental facilities.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Propose, plan, and execute improvements to software and software infrastructure for collecting and managing x-ray data obtained at CHESS.
  • Manage revision control for large and small software projects relating to conducting experiments, to make optimal use of beta tests, bug fixes, and improvements to software by CHESS staff members and users.
  • Contribute to the maintenance, development, and improvement of experimental facilities.
  • Develop control & communication software for new hardware, such as detectors, actuators, and sensors.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of experiments & projects proposed by the user community.
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with staff and teams.
  • Contribute to the culture and practice of laboratory safety

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in scientific or technical field (physical sciences, computer science or engineering preferred) with two to four years of related work experience. General laboratory skills including experience with computer, mechanical, biochemical, and/or electronic equipment. Hands-on experience integrating hardware with software. Good communication and self-learning skills. Must be able to work occasional evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Experience and familiarity with Linux-based systems required. Demonstrated skill in at least one programming language such as C++ or Python required. Capable of adapting to the changing needs of a research environment. Able to receive directions and to communicate effectively across all research groups within the department. Work effectively and cooperatively within a team environment.

Preferred qualifications: Experience with revision-control packages (Git, CVS), the Python programming language, shell scripts, interfacing to hardware (e.g. with EPICS programming) all desired. Experience and understanding of quantitative data analysis will also be useful. Experience in the physical sciences such as physics, chemistry or biology is advantageous.

Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position. Please apply online at https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellcareerPage (posting #WDR-00022416).

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


String Theory Postdoc

The string theory group at Cornell invites applications for a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship to begin in fall 2020. The research interests of the string group include all aspects of string theory and AdS/CFT as well as cosmology, the conformal bootstrap, quantum field theory, and general relativity. The group includes faculty members Tom Hartman and Liam McAllister, as well as students and postdocs.

Applicants interested in the conformal bootstrap and related fields will also be considered for membership in the Simons Collaboration on the Nonperturbative Bootstrap (http://bootstrapcollaboration.com). These applicants are also encouraged to apply to the general collaboration posting at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15744.

Applications should be submitted at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15760 and should include a CV, a list of publications, a statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and will be accepted until Feb. 1, 2020 or the position is filled. For questions, please contact Katerina Malysheva at evm23@cornell.edu.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Please apply online at https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage (posting: WDR-00021984)