The Applied Superconductivity Center (ASC) at the Florida State University (FSU) and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL) invites applications for an HTS magnet technology research faculty position. With a particular focus on superconductivity and its applications, ranging from general magnet science and engineering to high energy physics and fusion related magnet projects, the ASC is unique in its ability to offer expertise anywhere within the spectrum of superconducting materials to the development of superconducting magnets. The successful candidate will be expected to perform R&D on projects involving single-strand and cable wound ultra-high-field magnets. The position will focus on advancing the readiness of HTS magnet technology for applications in compact research magnets, >1 GHz NMR, fusion, and high energy physics related magnet technology. We like to encourage anyone who feels up to the challenge of doing frontline R&D to apply.
Design, Testing, Data analysis, and modeling of HTS magnets including both strand-based and cable based ultra-high field inserts. Development of diagnostics for HTS magnet systems. Leading a highly motivated R&D team. Mentor students and technicians at various levels. Post-mortem analysis of magnets including optical and electron microscopy and electromagnetic characterization of conductor samples. Presenting technical results in meetings and conferences and preparing technical reports. Managing and expanding collaborations with industry, national lab, and university partners. Manage external research grants.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. in applied Physics or Material Science related field from an accredited institution or at least 10 years of experience in high field superconducting magnet technology. Experience with HTS Bi-2212 magnet technology. Experience in designing and operating superconducting magnets. Proficiency in the data analysis of superconducting devices. Proficiency in LabView language. Experience with the thermal processing of high temperature superconductors. Experience with COMSOL Multiphysics simulation. Experience with HTS quench detection and protection. Experience with multi-kA DC circuit design and implementation.
Interested candidates should apply to Florida State University (FSU) job site at FSU Jobs and search ID 56329 .
For additional information, please contact Ms. Bettina Roberson, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University, 1800 E. Paul Dirac Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32310-2740, email@example.com.
Position is listed as Open Until Closed and applications are reviewed when received.
The NHMFL is operated for the National Science Foundation by a collaboration of institutions comprising Florida State University, the University of Florida, and Los Alamos National Laboratory. FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf
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