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Instrumentation and Controls Group Leader

Jefferson Lab is recruiting an Instrumentation and Controls Group Leader

  • Closing date: 14 Sep 2021
  • United States | Jefferson Lab
  • Date posted: 14 Jul 2021
  • Job type: Research facilities
  • Disciplines: Accelerators, neutron & light sources  | Engineering & instrumentation

The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility’s (Jefferson Lab, https://www.jlab.org/) Electrical Engineering Systems (EES) department has an opening for an Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) Group Leader to join the team. In this crucial role, you will support the Continuous Electron Bean Accelerator Facility (CEBAF), an electron accelerator for Nuclear physics research (Jefferson Lab/CEBAF), in a variety of manager and engineering tasks. The I&C group leader provides management oversight for a team of engineers and technicians supporting accelerator operations, experimental halls, and other lab initiatives.  Responsibilities will include, leading the development of new beam diagnostic instrumentation, maintaining an understanding of the Accelerator division’s overall operational goals, keeping I&C engineering staff abreast of latest technology, ensuring project workflows and handoffs are completed in accordance with engineering expectations, and assessing workloads against manpower resources and skillsets for the I&C group.

This will include working with customers to develop planning, cost, and schedules to maintain reliable diagnostic equipment to support accelerator operations.  The incumbent will utilize engineering resources to balance incoming work requests, assist in the prioritization of tasks, help to mitigate resource conflicts, and monitor customer satisfaction of engineering services. 

The ideal candidate will have a BSEE (MSEE preferred), supervisory experience, and demonstrated knowledge in accelerator beam diagnostic applications, beam position monitors, timing systems, emittance diagnostics, vacuum systems, or motion control. The candidate must have solid knowledge of electrical circuits and systems and be a system expert in one of the following areas, Control systems/theory, Digital design (FPGAs, microprocessors) or Analog/RF design. In addition the candidate will be expected to compose and publish research work in peer-reviewed journals.

Please see the complete posting at I&C Group Leader and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

Jefferson Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

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