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University of Rochester Lab Engineer - Diagnostic Development and Integration Support Group - 235384 in Rochester, New York

Lab Engineer - Diagnostic Development and Integration Support Group Job ID 235384

Location Laser Lab & COI Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 LLE-Laboratory for Laser Energ

This position ends 9/30/2023


8:30 AM-5:30 PM


This position ends 9/30/2023

Position Description:

The Diagnostic Development and Integration Support Group at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, is seeking a Laboratory Engineer to support the development and operation of advanced diagnostic instrumentation for use in the Omega Laser Facility. The Experimental Support Group collaborates with scientists on hundreds of sophisticated experiments per year on the various laser systems at the laboratory. The successful candidate will interface directly with the scientists in the Omega Experiments Group, High Energy Density Experiments Group, Plasma and Ultrafast Physics Group, external visiting scientists and the engineers and technicians within the Engineering and Operations groups. The position requires solid mechanical, laboratory, organizational and computational skills as well as the ability to work independently and communicate effectively. The successful candidate will lead development efforts for new instruments to enable the Laboratory’s long-term scientific mission and support the operation and maintenance of the existing scientific instrumentation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field, Master’s strongly desired.

  • Applicants should possess a technical background, with experience working with optical, electrical, and/or mechanical systems including vacuum systems.

  • Computational software (Matlab, Python) experience strongly desired.

  • Experience with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) strongly desired.

  • Flexibility in schedule support occasional off normal hours to support experiments.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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