DEPUTY DETECTOR OPERATIONS MANAGER

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233317-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: VCRGE/WIPAC/WIPAC
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center is seeking candidates for a leadership role in coordinating day-to-day operations of the IceCube Neutrino Detector, as well as to develop new experimental hardware for future extensions of the IceCube detector. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in detector operations including monitoring detector health and reviewing special operations plans, as well as experience in physics instrumentation development.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or related physical science

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required:
-Minimum of 5 years of experience coordinating day-to-day operations of a large-scale research instrument or facility
-Minimum of 3 years of instrumentation-related data acquisition, hardware development, and/or testing experience
-Ability to work independently, creatively, and efficiently within an international scientific collaboration

Preferred:
-Experience with field work in remote / isolated locations
-Experience with data analysis for detector health and monitoring
-Experience with photon detectors and related readout electronics

Additional Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a research institution with an international reputation in physical sciences research and education. The Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC) is a research center in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education with responsibility for the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, a kilometer-scale neutrino detector at the South Pole. The detector consists of more than 5000 optical sensors deployed over one kilometer-deep in the Antarctic ice. A collaboration of scientists from over fifty worldwide research institutions collectively participate in a wide-ranging research program to study high-energy neutrinos to learn about their cosmic sources and fundamental properties. The collaboration uses the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the National Science Foundation's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station for this research program. UW-Madison is responsible to the National Science Foundation and the IceCube Collaboration for the Maintenance & Operation of the observatory. Details can be found at http://icecube.wisc.edu/ .

WIPAC is committed to increasing diversity in our field and encourages women and underrepresented populations in particular to apply.

Department(s):

A349300-VCRGE/WIPAC/WIPAC

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a resume and cover letter that explain how you meet the required experience.

Contact:

Kristina Chorlton
tina.gislason@icecube.wisc.edu
608-890-0368
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

SENIOR SCIENTIST(E10BN) or ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST(E10FN) or ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

233317-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Applications Open: Apr 30 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 15 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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