The Theory & Computation Department at the Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory is seeking a full-time scientist to participate in both the Macroscopic Equilibrium & Stability and Energetic Particle groups. This position is at the rank of Research Physicist.
The successful applicant will work closely with experimentalists from NSTX-U and will also have the opportunity to participate in one of two existing SciDAC Centers led from PPPL and Princeton University: the Center for Transient Tokamak Simulations (CTTS), and the Simulation Center for Runaway Electron Avoidance and Mitigation (SCREAM). The applicant will be expected to work with the M3D-C1 code in performing both code development and application.
Applicant should have a Ph.D. in plasma physics or a closely related discipline and one or more years’ experience in the areas of macroscopic stability and/or energetic particles of magnetized fusion devices. Knowledge of the properties of and techniques for solving the 3D magnetohydrodynamic equations describing global stability properties of tokamak plasmas and plasma kinetic theory is highly desirable. English communication and writing skills are required and so is being able to work as a team.
Qualified applicants should apply at https://www.pppl.gov/organization/careers-human-resources.and send a curriculum vitae and bibliography, and arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent as soon as possible for full consideration.
Letters can be mailed to N. Gorelenkov, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, James Forrestal Campus, P.O. Box 451, Princeton, NJ 08543 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 2018-9261
About Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a collaborative national center for fusion energy research, operated by Princeton University for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). A world-class fusion energy research laboratory dedicated to developing the scientific and technological knowledge base for fusion energy as a safe, economical and environmentally attractive energy source for the world’s long-term energy requirements.