University Park, Pennsylvania
Las Cruces, New Mexico
- Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship.
- MS in hydrodynamics, shock physics, condensed matter or related field or discipline, or equivalent combination of education and previous relevant experience.
- Experience with dynamic velocimetry or imaging techniques.
- Proficient analytical skills necessary to solve complex problems and make decisions.
- Experience working independently, as well as in a team, with minimal direction.
- Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and explain technical information and provide advice to management.
- Ability to travel as needed.
Additional qualifications at the SES.3 level
- PhD in a related field or equivalent combination of education and previous relevant experience.
- Significant experience and advanced knowledge independently designing, executing, and analyzing complex experiments in the areas of shock physics, equations of state, constitutive material properties, or hydrodynamics.
- Significant experience and advanced knowledge developing analysis methods supporting hydrodynamic wave profile experiments.
- Experience mentoring and training others with a wide variety of backgrounds.
- Experience developing and using hydrodynamic simulations to design and interpret high pressure science experiments
Qualifications We Desire
- Experience designing, executing, and analyzing experiments on dynamic compression platforms, especially at major facilities
- Experience with pyrometry, x-ray and optical imaging, and related techniques.
- Experience handling hazardous materials and designing experiments around constraints therein.
- Experience with heterogenous materials