Physicist Staff Scientist/Engineer

Required Qualifications:

• Several years of relevant research and or professional experience (combined) beyond the customary highest degree (PhD) appropriate in nuclear physics or related field.

• Demonstrated ability to work independently within a research environment.

• Extensive knowledge of nuclear science, especially in the area of low-energy nuclear physics (structure and reactions).

• Skilled at analysis of data from nuclear physics experiments.

• Demonstrated productivity in terms of peer-reviewed publications and scientific presentations.

• Ability to interact professionally with staff within the Division, Laboratory and at other laboratories; including Scientists and Engineers.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

Requested Application Materials:

• Curriculum Vitae.

• Statement of research experience and interests.

• Names and contact information for at least five individuals who can write letters of reference, with at least one from outside the USA.

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Phair at email [email protected]

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled, however, for full consideration, please submit all application materials by February 28, 2022.


• This is a full time, M-F, exempt from overtime pay (monthly paid), Career-track/Career appointment.

• Salary is commensurate with experience.

• This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

• Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

How To Apply

Apply directly online at and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

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