Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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 27 instruments for neutron scattering research, each year carrying out in excess of 1,000 experiments in the physical, chemical, materials, biological and medical sciences for more than 3,000 visiting scientists. 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
Work Directions and Interfaces
Position reports to the NScD User Programs Group Leader. Works with members of NScD and other ORNL user facilities. Interfaces with users and instrument scientists. Collaborates with other ORNL facilities and the user community on education and training of users, promotion of DOE’s user facilities and related sciences, and integrated user management system development. Works well as a team member leading when necessary, but also able to perform work independently with little guidance. Competent with database systems in a standard office environment.
Measures of Effectiveness
Successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree (technical discipline preferred) with a minimum of three years of experience in research or research support or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Demonstrated ability to manage a project including definition and tracking of tasks, resources, and schedule required.
Experience assessing needs and developing effective systems for information management and transfer required. Must have effective oral and written communications skills with customers including individuals and groups. Must have track record of customer service and working effectively in a team environment. Expertise in the use of Microsoft Office products required. Familiarity with user program management and relational data based desired.
This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.
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