Los Alamos National Laboratory Radiation Transport Applications (XCP-7) Group Leader (R&D Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC74347
Job Title Radiation Transport Applications (XCP-7) Group Leader (R&D Manager 4)
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name XCP-DO/ Computational Physics
Minimum Salary 129800
Maximum Salary 225200
What You Will Do
We are seeking an outstanding scientific leader to serve as the Group Leader for the Radiation Transport Applications Group (XCP-7). As a Group Leader, you would be responsible for the scientific direction of the team, delivering high-quality science while maintaining an active research program that aligns with the group mission. The analysis and design work of XCP-7 supports a variety of Laboratory missions, including stockpile stewardship, nuclear nonproliferation, and nuclear threat reduction. You will help to manage large teams, complicated budgets, and experimental assessments. Here you would work in close partnership with radiation transport codes, theoretical design, and weapons physics teams.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Documented broad technical knowledge in one or more computational physics areas relevant to XCP-7, supported by publications, presentations, computer code, or other evidence of completed work
Successful program development, leadership, and execution
Experience recruiting for and staffing programs while building technical capabilities within a team
Strong collaborative and relationship building skills that drive a creative and positive work environment
Demonstrated ability to lead with integrity and decisiveness towards institutional goals
Strategic, creative, and innovative leadership approach in building teams and analyzing problems relevant to national security
Knowledge of the activities, needs, and workflow of the nuclear weapons physics applications community
Citations, honors, and/or participation in national committees in one or more computational physics areas relevant to XCP-7
Demonstrated knowledge of multi-physics codes, including their strengths, weaknesses, and long-term needs
Education Required: PhD in science or engineering in a specialization relevant to XCP-7 is strongly preferred. A minimum of a BS in science or engineering is required.
Notes to Applicants: Applicants should submit a CV, contact information for three references, and a letter of interest describing how they meet the required and desired qualifications for the position.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Where You Will Work
Our diverse workforce enjoys a collegial work environment focused on creative problem solving, where everyone’s opinions and ideas are valued. We are committed to work-life balance, as well as both personal and professional growth. We consider our creative and dedicated scientific professionals to be our greatest assets, and we take pride in cultivating their talents, supporting their efforts, and enabling their successes.
Los Alamos, New Mexico enjoys excellent weather, clean air, and outstanding public resources. Northern New Mexico boasts eight beautiful northern communities to live, all of which are within 10-60 minute scenic commute from the Laboratory. Employees enjoy a wide range of outdoor and cultural activities along with ease of access to 2 major cities within a day’s drive.
Appointment Type Regular
Contact Name Johnson, Dana Elizabeth
Req ID: IRC74347