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Washington State University (WSU) is seeking to hire a strongly self-motivated, talented Control Systems Engineer (Administrative/Professional Staff) to support the research activities at a first-of-its-kind experimental user facility: The Dynamic Compression Sector (DCS) at the Advanced Photon Source (APS), Argonne National Laboratory. The DCS constitutes a new paradigm for understanding the dynamic compression and deformation response of materials on under extreme conditions. Real-time, atomistic-scale investigations of condensed matter phenomena can be undertaken in single event experiments through time-resolved, in-situ measurements utilizing the tunable, high energy X-ray capabilities at the APS.
The location for this WSU position is the Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois. We are looking to hire an individual who can implement and support custom control systems in a fast-paced, research environment. This position is responsible for implementing and maintaining equipment controls (both hardware and software), as well as instrumentation interfaces for data acquisition and storage.
Responsibilities for this entry level position include, but are not limited to:
A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate related scientific or engineering discipline and experience performing professional-level work with scientific or engineering research protocols. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Experimental and analytical skills; understanding and knowledge of research theory; excellent organizational and project management skills.
• Experience working in a scientific or engineering environment.
• Working knowledge of EPICS software.
• Working knowledge of Pulsed Power Systems.
• Demonstrated experience in administering Windows servers, as well as Linux and Windows workstations
Although categorized as a “temporary” appointment, this position is renewable year after year.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or email@example.com.
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