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Los Alamos National Laboratory Radiation Transport Codes - XCP-3 Group Leader (R&D Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC74346


Job Title Radiation Transport Codes - XCP-3 Group Leader (R&D Manager 4)

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name Monte Carlo Codes (XCP-3)

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 Codes Group. As a group leader, you would be responsible for the scientific direction of the team, delivering high quality science, while maintaining an active personal research program that aligns with the group mission.

The selected candidate will manage large teams, complicated budgets, and support a variety of Laboratory missions, including stockpile stewardship, nonproliferation, threat reduction, and energy and environmental sciences.

The historical focus of XCP-3 has been Monte Carlo simulation codes such as MCNP(r) and MCATK, but the XCP Division Office envisions the opportunity for the scope of methods to expand as appropriate to the mission, relevant to programs, and supported by the expertise of the group.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Documented broad technical knowledge in one or more computational physics areas relevant to XCP-3, supported by publications, presentations, computer code, or other evidence of completed work

  • Successful and strategic 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 allow for the development of research careers of staff; mentor postdocs; all while creating a positive work environment

  • Demonstrated ability to lead with integrity, creativity, and decisiveness towards institutional goals

Desired Skills:

  • Evidence of excellent performance in production-scale code development in radiation transport. Evidence of excellent performance in leadership roles in code development efforts

  • 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-3

  • 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-3 is strongly preferred. A minimum of a BS in science or engineering is required.

Notes to Applicants: Applicants must submit a CV and a letter of interest describing how they meet the required and desired qualifications for the position.

Additional Details:

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 applyhelp@lanl.gov 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. We provide mentoring to help new staff build a solid technical and professional foundation, and to smoothly integrate into the culture of LANL.

Compensation and benefits:

  • Competitive salaries

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Exercise facility free for staff use

  • Choice of comprehensive medical plans

  • Paid maternity leave, sick time

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401k match (100% up to 6% + kicker)

  • Fully vested in 401k day one

  • Disability insurance

Los Alamos, New Mexico enjoys excellent weather, clean air, and outstanding public schools. This is a safe, low-crime, family-oriented community with frequent concerts and events as well as quick travel to many top ski resorts, scenic hiking & biking trails, and mountain climbing. The short drive to work includes stunning views of rugged canyons and mesas as well as the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Many employees also live in the nearby state capital, Santa Fe, which is known for world-class restaurants, art galleries, and opera.

Appointment Type Regular


Contact Details

Contact Name Johnson, Dana Elizabeth

Email danaj@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC74346