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Los Alamos National Laboratory Theoretical and Computational Plasma Physics Postdoc in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC73407

Description

Job Title Theoretical and Computational Plasma Physics Postdoc

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name T-5/Applied Mathematics And Plasma Physics

What You Will Do

The Plasma Physics Team of T-5 Applied Math & Plasma Physics Group in the Theoretical Division of Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking candidates for postdoctoral appointments in theoretical and computational plasma physics research. A broad range of research projects is available in tokamak disruption and mitigation, targeting MHD stability and magnetic reconnection, particle and energy transport, atomic physics processes and radiation, runaway electron dynamics, boundary plasma physics and plasma-material interaction. There are also research opportunities in low-temperature plasmas with an emphasis on high-voltage atmosphere gas discharge and plasma processing.

Candidates may also be nominated for a Director's Fellowship and outstanding candidates may be considered for the prestigious Richard P. Feynman and J. Robert Oppenheimer Fellowships. Applicants with US citizenship will also be considered for the Metropolis Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Physics. For the named fellowship, the research scope can be broadened to include any topic of mutual interest, for example, in inertial confinement fusion, laser-plasma interaction, space and astrophysical plasmas, and computational methods.

Notes to Applicants:

To expedite the review of the application, in additional to applying on-line, please send (1) a cover letter stating your research interests, (2) curriculum vita that includes a full publication list, and (3) a list of at least three reference writers and their contact information, to Xianzhu Tang at xtang@lanl.gov .

Additional Details:

Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

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.

Equal Employment 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

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

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Req ID: IRC73407

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