Postdoctoral Research Associate Chemistry | Brookhaven National Laboratory - Military Veterans

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Upton, New York

Why Work at BNL? Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 Rof Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University. Organizational Overview The detection of neutrino flux and study of neutrino oscillations and neutrino mass. Currently the Group (1) is in the collaboration of AIT-NE0 for remote detection of antineutrinos emitted from nuclear power reactors, using a Water Cerenkov or Water-based Liquid Scintillator Detector in a deep mine at the Boulby Underground Laboratory (UK), and (2) is a member of several collaborations to develop and build Metal-Loaded Liquid Scintillator detectors for multiple physics neutrino flavor research, such as THEIA, or dark matter, or other rare event physics. Position Description The Neutrino and Nuclear Chemistry group has an opening for a Research Associate. The candidate will be expected to take a leading role in the group activities including the design, characterization, and development of detector materials for reactor antineutrino detection (AIT-NE0) and opportunities to participate in the running and analysis of PROSPECT and LZ or other nuclear science research. This position would be under the direction of Dr. Minfang Yeh with an initial term of two years. Position Requirements PhD in nuclear chemistry, separations chemistry, radiochemistry, nuclear physics, or particle physics. Experience in a variety of experimental techniques such as nuclear detection methods, preparation and handling of radioactive samples, and scintillator separations and characterization of metal-organic complexes in organic and aqueous media. Domestic and international travel is required Additional Information: BNL policy requires that research associate appointments be made to individuals who have received their doctorate within the past 5 years. In addition to submitting your CV and application, please arrange for three letters of recommendation/reference (addressed to Dr. Minfang Yeh) to be sent directly to yeh@bnl.gov . The review of applications will continue until the search is completed. At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to: Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Plans Flexible Spending Accounts Paid Time-off and Leave Programs (vacation, holidays, sick leave, paid parental leave) Lab-funded Retirement Plan 401(k) Plan Flexible Work Arrangements Tuition Assistance, Training and Professional Development Programs Employee Fitness/Wellness & Recreation: Gym/Basketball Courts, Weight Room, Fitness Classes, Indoor Pool, Tennis Courts, Sports Clubs/Activities (Basketball, Ping Pong, Softball, Tennis) Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Energy and Photon Sciences Directorate are committed to your success. We offer a supportive work environment and the resources necessary for you to succeed. Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. *VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Upton, New York

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