[Neutron] NSSD Division Director - ORNL

Martin, Bob martinrg at ornl.gov
Wed Nov 14 12:48:46 CST 2007

The Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
invites applications for an SNS Neutron Scattering Sciences Division
Director. SNS is the most powerful short-pulse spallation neutron source
in the world. This unique facility provides opportunities for up to 2000
researchers each year from universities, national labs, and industry for
basic and applied research and technology development. The diverse
fields of study include materials science, magnetic materials, polymers
and complex fluids, chemistry, and biology. Funded by the U.S.
Department of Energy's Office of Science, SNS began operations in June

Responsibilities & Qualifications:	
Successful candidate will provide strategic leadership for and overall
management of the experimental facilities including the R&D and
operations of the instrument and target systems. Establishes,
coordinates, and enhances close ties to the neutron science user

Major duties and responsibilities:

* Guides the development and operation of the Neutron Scattering Science
Programs at both the SNS and HFIR. 
* Participates in the development of project goals and strategies. Is a
member of the NScD executive management team. Leads development of the
neutron scattering scientific programs. 
* Develops opportunities for broadening funding base for NScD scientific
programs and instrumentation.
* Ensures compliance with and leadership for environment, safety,
health, and quality program requirements including ISMS.
* Maintains a strong commitment to the implementation and perpetuation
of values and ethics.
* Plans for, selects, and develops a team of scientists, engineers,
technicians, and administrative staff for instruments, operations, and
user programs.
* Develops user program, identifies the user community, and coordinates
user communications/interactions.
* Leads development of an integrated science program to include users,
educational partnerships, joint institutes, and collaborations with
other research institutions.
* Convenes the Neutron Scattering Science Advisory Committee.
* Represents NSSD with review committees, user community, advisory
committees, and visitors and at conferences, workshops, invited
talks/lectures, and technical meetings. May serve as member of external
review teams, editorial boards, advisory committees, and/or conference
organizing committees.
* Maintenance of a strong commitment to the implementation and
perpetuation of values and ethics.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in physics, materials science,
or related discipline with at least 5 years of experience in neutron
science or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
required. Recognized leadership in neutron scattering science with
record of participation and membership on editorial boards, national and
international committees, peer review boards, and/or advisory committees
required. Strong communication skills including an extensive list of
publications and presentations required. Demonstrated achievements in
promoting collaborative relationships and building research teams

ORNL offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. 

This position will remain open for a minimum of three weeks after which
it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired. 

Please submit your resume, references, and publication list in one file.
We only accept Microsoft Word documents. Resumes from third party
vendors will not be accepted; these resumes will be deleted and the
candidates submitted will not be considered for employment.

If you have trouble applying for a position, please email
Helpdesk at icims.com.

UT-Battelle is committed to achieving its strategic business objectives
by attracting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce.

Bob Martin
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
PO BOX 2008 MS6478
SNS Human Resources Office
Building 8600, MS 6478, Room C-458
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6478
(865) 241-2950
(865) 241-6660 (fax)
martinrg at sns.gov


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