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Computational Plasma Physicist
Remote Options Available
Posted on 10/31/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Lexington, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Expert
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
C/C++/C#
Python
Requirements
  • PhD in Physics, Engineering or closely related field, with at least 2 years of experience after degree was granted
  • Knowledge of plasma physics and electrodynamics at the graduate level are required
  • Experience in various types of plasma modeling (fluid, kinetic, etc.)
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment as well as work independently
  • Record of achievement authoring scientific publications, technical reports and delivering scientific presentations
  • Proficiency in writing and developing research proposals
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Security Clearance
Responsibilities
  • Model various types of plasma (microwave, ionospheric, propulsion, etc.)
  • Develop, modify, and test internally created or open source codes for plasma physics, electromagnetics, and other related physics phenomena, as required
  • Carry out both independent and collaborative research
  • Author and coauthor technical proposals
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience designing, developing, modifying and validating complex algorithms for plasma physics applications
  • Demonstrated conceptual and practical expertise in computational plasma physics, electromagnetics (EM), computational methods, or related area
  • Experience in software development using C++, Fortran, Python, etc
  • Experience with commercial software packages such as VSIM, USIM, COMSOL, HFSS, CST, etc
  • 5+ years of experience in computational plasma physics after degree was granted
Riverside Research

501-1,000 employees

Non-Profit scientific research institution
Company Overview
Riverside Research’s mission is to move science from the laboratory to the field for the benefit of the nation. The independent nonprofit laboratory builds teams of recognized experts in a variety of fields from machine learning, electromagnetics, and other fields to deliver effective, efficient, high value solutions and services to sponsors.
Benefits
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, & vision plan
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Non-contributory Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Long-term Care Plan
  • Generous PTO
  • Parental Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Life Insurance
  • Short & long-term Disability
Company Core Values
  • Riverside Research’s mission is to move science from the laboratory to the field for the benefit of the nation. The independent nonprofit laboratory builds teams of recognized experts in a variety of fields from machine learning, electromagnetics, and other fields to deliver effective, efficient, high value solutions and services to sponsors.