Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
The postdoctoral associate will work the neutronics team to develop and implement an instrumented liquid hydrogen moderator vessel intended to demonstrate the neutronics performance and kinetics of ortho- and para-hydrogen subjected to radiolysis.
The Neutron Sciences Directorate (NScD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) operates the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), the United States’ highest flux reactor based neutron source, and the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), the world’s most intense pulsed accelerator based neutron source. Together these facilities operate 30 instruments for neutron scattering research, each year carrying out in excess of 1,000 experiments in the physical, chemical, materials, biological and medical sciences. HFIR also provides unique facilities for isotope production and neutron irradiation. To learn more about Neutron Sciences at ORNL go to: http://neutrons.ornl.gov.
Recent PhD in Physics or Nuclear Engineering with degree focus on cryogenic systems, fundamental physics with neutrons,
or neutron physics.
Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment physical exam and drug screen which must be administered
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Applicants cannot have received the most recent degree more than five years prior to the date of application and must complete all degree requirements before starting their appointment. Certain exceptions may be considered. This position is a temporary, full-time assignment for 12 months, renewable up to 2 times upon performance assessment of candidate.
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