Associate Research Physicist - MRX, Princeton University

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Requisition Number
Job Title
Associate Research Physicist - MRX  
PPPL Plasma Science and Techno - 379  
Position Summary
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory seeks to fill an experimental postdoctoral research position at MRX. The researcher will participate in laboratory studies of the magnetic reconnection and associated plasma physics phenomena.
Candidates must have a background in experimental physics, preferably plasma physics with some theoretical background knowledge and on computer languages (eg. LABView, IDL, MATLAB), vacuum technology, electronic instrumentation is highly desirable. Space astrophysical knowledge is useful but not essential.
The researcher will develop measurement systems, acquire data, and work closely with other personnel to analyze and publish results. The researcher will also operate MRX facility on a daily basis taking care of machine safety and other procedural issues.  
Essential Qualifications
Qualified applicants should apply 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 Dr. Masaaki Yamada, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, James Forrestal Campus, P.O. Box 451, Princeton, NJ 08543 or emailed to  
Preferred Qualifications
Directory Title
Associate Research Physicist  
Job Function
Regular Professional Research  
RES 01  
Standard Hours
Not Applicable  
Full Time  
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly
Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly
Work Schedule, if other than standard hours
Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable  
Education Required
Doctorate Degree  
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.  
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