Faculty Research Staff Member

Location
California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 16, 2024
Posting live until
Jun 15, 2024
Ref
REF5866U

Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2024 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

Pay Range

$11,180 - $16,214 Monthly

Please note that the pay range information is a general guideline only. Many factors are taken into consideration when setting starting pay including education, experience, the external labor market, and internal equity.

Job Description

We have an opening for a Faculty Member to engage in exploratory program development, technical consulting, and scoping studies in the context of self-driving laboratories. This will be part of a work-study assignment of mutual interest to further their teaching or research goals. You will actively participate it exploring different configurations of tabletop experiments, provide guidance on the development of new control strategies and software systems, and engage in strategic planning to advance the development of autonomous experiments. This position is in the Center for Applied Scientific Computer within the Computing Directorate.

In this role, you will

  • Engage in at least one of the following areas of interest: Explore and test various hardware and software combinations for tabletop experimental platforms; Consult on the development of new experimental control systems to enable self-driving laboratories; Guide summer interns in research on self-driving technology and the design of new tabletop experiments; Consult on the deployment of existing control systems to LLNL experimental platforms.
  • Engage in strategic planning on future directions aiming to establish autonomous experimental platforms.
  • Collaborate with technical area leaders, project leaders, and program management to enable the transfer of the theoretical developments in the application areas and identify and document potential roadblocks in this transfer.
  • Gather and analyze the data in support of scientific research.
  • Participate in research planning and evaluation discussions.
  • Participate in activities as appropriate to provide exposure to the Laboratory Scholar Engagement and Education Plan (SEEP).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in mathematics or a related field or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Must be a continuing faculty at an accredited institution.
  • Experience with scientific experiments.
  • Significant experience in experimental control systems.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and explain technical information.
  • Experience working with computers and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Temporary Faculty Scholar appointment.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Holiday Pay
  • Sick leave accrual
  • Individual 401(k) contributions

Security Clearance

None required. However, if your assignment is longer than 179 days cumulatively within a calendar year, you must go through the Personal Identity Verification process. This process includes completing an online background investigation form and receiving approval of the background check. (This process does not apply to foreign nationals.)

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

We invite you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Reasonable Accommodation

Our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please use our online form to submit a request.

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

Position Information

This is a Temporary Faculty Scholar appointment.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

Security Clearance

None required. However, if your assignment is longer than 179 days cumulatively within a calendar year, you must go through the Personal Identity Verification process. This process includes completing an online background investigation form and receiving approval of the background check. (This process does not apply to foreign nationals.)

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

How to identify fake job advertisements

Please be aware of recruitment scams where people or entities are misusing the name of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to post fake job advertisements. LLNL never extends an offer without a personal interview and will never charge a fee for joining our company. All current job openings are displayed on the Career Page under “Find Your Job” of our website. If you have encountered a job posting or have been approached with a job offer that you suspect may be fraudulent, we strongly recommend you do not respond.

To learn more about recruitment scams: https://www.llnl.gov/sites/www/files/2023-05/LLNL-Job-Fraud-Statement-Updated-4.26.23.pdf

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

We invite you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Reasonable Accommodation

Our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please use our online form to submit a request.

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

 

 

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