Research Associate – Experimental Physics, University of British Columbia, Canada

Postdoc Fellowship in Canada 2019 - Univ British Columbia, Canada

Research Associate – Experimental Physics: The Berlinguette Group at the University of British Columbia is actively seeking a Research Associate to join their ambitious research project in lattice confinement fusion (LCF). This cutting-edge project focuses on nuclear fusion within solid materials and aims to quantify the impact of perturbations on fusion reaction cross sections. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of an experimental platform, implementing advanced measurement instrumentation and analysis techniques to inform scientific theory in this groundbreaking field.

DesignationResearch Associate – Experimental Physics
Research AreaLattice Confinement Fusion, Experimental Physics
LocationUniversity of British Columbia, Canada
Minimum QualificationsPhD in physics, engineering physics, or related discipline + 2 years of experience
Preferred QualificationsHands-on experience in nuclear, condensed matter, plasma, or particle physics; Development of precision measurement instrumentation; Background in fission/fusion research; Proficiency in C/C++, Python, Labview; Familiarity with simulation software (e.g. GEANT4, MCMP); Publication and patent record
Application DeadlineAugust 18, 2023

Job Description: The selected Research Associate will be an integral part of the multidisciplinary Berlinguette Group, working closely with a team of scientists, engineers, and software developers. The role involves conducting experiments in lattice confinement fusion, analyzing data, and contributing to the design, assembly, calibration, and modification of experimental equipment. Additionally, the candidate will develop new capabilities for characterizing fusion target properties, design analytical models, mentor junior researchers, communicate research findings, and collaborate on patent applications and grant proposals. The successful candidate will contribute to hands-on laboratory research and participate in international travel for collaborative experiments and technical meetings.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit an online application through the UBC job board using the reference code JR13780. The application should include the following:

  • CV detailing qualifications and experience
  • Cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the position
  • Contact information for references

Application Deadline: All applications must be received by August 18, 2023.

Organizational Status: The Research Associate position falls within the Berlinguette Group led by Professor Curtis Berlinguette, a renowned figure in the field of electrochemical reactors and energy solutions. This role is part of a sub-team focusing on nuclear fusion in solid-state materials, working on materials development and novel plasma fusion reactor design.

Benefits of Joining Us: As part of the Berlinguette Group, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with experts from various disciplines, work on groundbreaking research, and contribute to advancing the understanding of lattice confinement fusion. This role offers a collaborative and innovative environment for driving transformative research in experimental physics.

Don’t miss this chance to be part of a pioneering research team at the forefront of experimental physics. Apply today and help shape the future of nuclear fusion research.

Note: Please refer to the UBC job board with reference code JR13780 for further details and to submit your application.



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