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Job Summary

The Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences has an open position for an Electronics Systems Engineer to design, build, implement, and maintain data acquisition and instrument interface control for particl accelerators and related auxiliary equipment in the Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Design, build, and implement control systems
  • Integrate hardware and software for accelerator systems control and monitoring of experiments
  • Develop and maintain scientific research instrumentation
  • Oversee the development cycle of a control interface, from design to implementation in the instrument network of the laboratory
  • Build local and remote controls for scientific equipment as required by new experiments
  • Provide technical advice to users, related to computer interfaces and controls of equipment
  • Be willing to learn about the control and operation of particle accelerators
  • Work as part of a team of scientists to ensure flawless lab activities

Each candidate should submit a curriculum vitae that includes at least three references.

Additional information about MIBL can be obtained from our website:

Required Qualifications*

  • A minimum of a BS in electrical engineering, physics, systems engineering, computer engineering, or other recognized field of science and learning that is directly related to the duties of this position, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • One to three years related experience
  • Computer network and programming skills (C/C++, Python, Java, Matlab, etc.)
  • Minimum one year experience using Labview
  • Knowledge of digital and analog circuits, control systems, and controller designs
  • Knowledge of interplay/interfacing between computers and electronics

Additional Information

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