Canada's National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics
STUDENT JOB PROGRAM
Summer 2018 job posting
Job number TR18-2-10
Position Title:Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy at ISAC
Name of Project:GRIFFIN
Overview:The gamma-ray spectroscopy at ISAC group operates the state-of-the-art gamma-ray spectrometer (GRIFFIN) for experiments in nuclear physics. The array consists of a set of 16 High-purity Germanium Clover detectors and a fully digital data acquisition system. The student will have the opportunity to assist in the operation, maintenance, setup and characterization of the spectrometer components as well as analyze experimental data.
Duties:Testing HPGe detectors, analysis of experimental data, investigation and development of data acquisition performance, mechanical assembly of electronics components, acceptance testing of electronics, assembling and testing vacuum components, assembling and testing of mechanical components
Skills learned during this work experience:basic laboratory skills, gamma-ray spectroscopy, nuclear structure, data analysis, c++ programming
Qualifications:Must have completed first year physics classes. Must enjoy hand-ons work in a laboratory setting. Some c++ programming experience an asset.
Period of work:May to August 2018 with possible 4-month extension
Jobs are open to all qualified undergraduate students. |
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Students should apply through their co-op office, where applicable, with the co-op office forwarding on their applications to TRIUMF. For those students not in a co-op program, applications (one PDF document for each job) may be sent directly to TRIUMF to email@example.com
Paper copies mailed to TRIUMF will be accepted as well, but email is the preferred method.
Salary is commensurate with academic progress and previous relevant work experience, and ranges from $ 1810 to $ 2710 per month plus 4% vacation pay. TRIUMF pays round-trip airfare (this does not apply to Vancouver/Victoria students); for Vancouver Island students, TRIUMF will pay ferry costs.
TRIUMF is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all qualified undergraduate students as defined below:
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Applications must be received at TRIUMF by 4:00pm Pacific time on 2018-01-22.
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