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INSTRUMENTATION INNOVATOR-RESEARCH

Apply now Job no: 225271-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department:L&S/PHYSICS/PHYSICS
Location: Madison
Categories: Engineering, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

Engineer for the Thomson scattering diagnostic on the Madison Symmetric Torus (MST) plasma confinement device as well as Wisconsin Plasma Physics Laboratory (WiPPL). Provides technical expertise in a research, development, or scientific program. Designs, modifies, and adapts equipment to create unique systems in support of research, development, or instruction, involving, but not limited to, the disciplines of electronics, mechanical/thermal systems, optics, and/or computers.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering, physics or related field, with equivalent professional experience and knowledge required. MS or Ph.D. preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Six years of experience involving the design and operation of research apparatus, optical systems, and/or sophisticated pulsed power systems. Ability to work at the interface of electrical, mechanical, and optical engineering is essential. Modeling and design experience with electrical, mechanical, and optical software packages is essential.

Additional Information:

This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding.

Department(s):

A486700-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/PHYSICS/PHYSICS

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 60% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 13 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Salary:

Minimum $63,865 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

For questions on the position, contact: Daniel DenHartog, djdenhar@wisc.edu, 608-265-2743.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Contact:

Daniel Den Hartog
djdenhar@wisc.edu
608-265-2743
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Official Title:

INSTRMT INNOVATOR/RES(E20DN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

225271-AS

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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