Physicist Jobs in Foster City, California
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) system will produce a 6-band (0.3-1.1 micron) wide-field deep astronomical survey of over 20,000 square degrees of the southern sky using an 8.4-meter ground-based telescope. Each patch of sky will be visited about 1000 times in ten years. The LSST leverages innovative technology in all subsystems: the camera (3200 Megapixels, which will be the world's la...
Accelerator Research Division - Director SLAC is seeking a Division Director for the Accelerator Research Division (ARD) in the Accelerator Directorate. ARD at SLAC is world-renowned as a center for accelerator physics. ARD has a broad research program ranging from fundamental beam physics, to FEL related physics, to novel acceleration techniques with lasers and plasmas at the forefront of high ...
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory seeks a Control Systems Engineer to support the Instrumentation and Controls Division (ICD) Software Department in the Accelerator Directorate. The Instrumentation and Controls Division is responsible for the engineering controls for all accelerators and many test facilities throughout SLAC. Industrial Control systems at SLAC are a heterogeneous mix of VME, PCI...
The Particle Physics and Astrophysics Directorate at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is seeking Mechanical Engineering Technician with extensive technical, theoretical and hands on experience in Mechanical Engineering Technology to support the Integration and Verification Testing (I&T) of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Camera (LSST-Camera). The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope system wil...
LCLS II Project Infrastructure Systems is seeking a Project Engineer to assist with management of various aspects of design, construction, and administration of the infrastructure construction. This position will report to the LCLS II Conventional Infrastructure and Facilities Systems Manager. The responsibilities of the Project Engineer include but are not limited to the following: Support the ...
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has two immediate openings for experienced Low Level RF (LLRF) system architect/lead engineers with extensive background in the following areas: frequency synthesis, waveform generation, frequency translation, signal processing, digital signal processing, and system level processing chain simulation. The LLRF Electronic Engineer will be responsible for overseei...
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is a multipurpose laboratory for photon science, accelerator, and particle physics and astrophysics research. We’re seeking an Accelerator Systems Operator I. Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Set-up and tune the accelerator to produce beams of the desired energy, current and size to deliver to photon and particle physics experiments...
The Particle Physics and Astrophysics Directorate at SLAC is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to support the Integration and Verification Testing (I&T) of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Camera (LSST-Camera). This position reports to the Camera I&T Subsystem Manager who is responsible for completing design, analysis, test, construction and operation of camera I&T components and assemblies. The L...
Varian Medical Systems Palo Alto, CA
Varian Proud: Thatâ??s what the 6,000 employees at Varian Medical systems feel about their company, which focuses energy on saving lives. By partnering with customers and others, the people of Varian develop leading solutions for advancing cancer treatment, radiosurgery, X-ray imaging, and security. Whether you are a medical physicist, software engineer, or financial analyst, you can be part of o...
Stanford University Stanford, CA, 94305
The Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking an Education Program Coordinator/Schedule Administrator to manage daily educational and departmental activities which include support of the residency program and management of leave and on-call schedules in addition to other administrative support. The Education Program Coordinator’s responsibilities include: Maintaining current knowledge of Califo...
A PhD with a strong publication record and experience in developing microsystems for medical devices applications About the Job The Microsystems group of the Electronics Materials and Devices Laboratory develops novel microsystems for diverse application, including printing, packaging, biodevices and sensors. We seek an outstanding senior research scientist to initiate, design and develop novel ...
PhD in the area of optical sensing systems with applications in fields such as micro-fluidic systems and point-of-care diagnostics. About the Job Responsibilities The Optoelectronic Materials and Devices Area in EMDL currently has an opening for a post-doctoral scientist in the area of optical sensing systems, with applications in diverse fields such as micro-fluidic systems, point-of-care diag...
PhD with a strong background in developing innovative ways of fabricating flexible, printed, hybrid electronics About the Job Responsibilities The Electronic Materials and Devices Laboratory of PARC is seeking a creative Postdoctoral Scientist to develop new devices and processes at the cross-section of printed flexible electronics and additive manufacturing. The candidate should be able to dev...
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Physical Scientists, Other
$31,000.00 - $118,000.00
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Physical Scientists, Other
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in physical sciences, excluding life sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, and microbiology, and research and development in this field; conducts research of physical phenomena; develops theories and laws based on observation and experiments.
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Determine scientific and technical goals within broad outlines provided by top management and make detailed plans to accomplish these goals.
Prepare project proposals.
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