Current Openings

Health Physicist or Nuclear Physicist/Engineer

Full-time, salaried position including varying degrees of engineering, regulatory compliance, and project management specific to isotope production. This position is designed to fully immerse the individual into Niowave’s isotope program.

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Job Duties Include:

-Radioactive source handling, fabrication, and irradiation.

-Simulations and neutronics calculations.

-Spectroscopy and isotope characterization.

-Radiological contamination prevention, surveys, and compliance.

-Air and water sampling.

Desired Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in health physics, radiological sciences, or engineering.

-Hands on experience performing laboratory research and physical experimentation.

-Knowledge of radiation interactions with matter, radiation dosimetry, and spectroscopy methods for radioactive materials.

-Ability to measure, identify, and quantify sources of ionizing radiation during laboratory spectroscopy or routine surveys.

-Understanding of NRC regulations as well as State of Michigan (or similar) rules for machine produced radiation.

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Engineer/ Chemist

Full-time, salaried position for an adaptable engineer or chemist. This position will involve managing a variety of gas systems and working with a vibrant and tight-knit team of chemists, physicists, and engineers.

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Job duties include:

-Volatile gas extraction from irradiated targets.

-Effluent tracking and recording.

-Air handling system maintenance and system upgrades.

-Managing collaborations with researchers at labs and universities.

Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD with a background in gas processing or chemistry.

-Knowledge of phase transitions, gas laws, fluid dynamics, quantum mechanics, & molecular thermodynamics.

-Familiarity with characterization techniques.

-Effective technical communication, strong problem-solving skills, and demonstrated ability to work with a team.

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Accelerator Enginner

Join a fast growing, high-tech isotope production company located in beautiful old town Lansing, Michigan. Niowave, Inc. is offering a full time accelerator engineer position with a competitive benefits package. Named a 2010 small business of the year by the United States Department of Energy, Niowave is the only company worldwide capable of designing, building, and testing a superconducting accelerator.

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Job Duties:

-commission and operate particle accelerators for R&D and production

-document commissioning results and operation work

-work with accelerator physicists in understanding and improving performance

-assist, physicists,  engineers, manufacturing and assembly groups in the construction of new accelerator installations

occasional shift work

Required skills:

-ability to analyze measurement data and present conclusions

-problem-solving skills in operating hardware

-ability to thrive in an R&D environment

-participate in a team to produce working hardware from an idea

-operate in a multi-functional environment facilitating activities

-affinity for details

-ability to develop capabilities in a broad spectrum of technical areas

Desired skills:

-experience in operating accelerator hardware

-experience in working in a multi-functional team

Desired education:

-Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate degree in the fields of science or technology

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Accelerator Operator

Join a fast growing, high-tech isotope production company located in beautiful old town Lansing, Michigan. Niowave, Inc. is offering a full time accelerator operator position with a competitive benefits package. Named a 2010 small business of the year by the United States Department of Energy, Niowave is the only company worldwide capable of designing, building, and testing a superconducting accelerator.

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Job Duties:

-commission and operate particle accelerators and particle accelerator components for R&D and isotope production

-document and report commissioning results and operation work

-work with accelerator physicists in understanding and improving performance

-assist physicists, engineers, manufacturing, and assembly groups in the construction of new accelerator installations

-shift work in accelerator operations

Required skills:

-ability to analyze measurement data and present conclusions

-problem-solving skills in operating or troubleshooting hardware/software

-ability to thrive in an R&D environment

-participate in a team to produce working hardware from an idea

-ability to develop capabilities in a broad spectrum of technical areas

-proficiency with test equipment

Desired skills:

-experience in operating accelerator hardware

-experience in working in a multifunctional team

Desired education:

-Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, or similar, or, especially, equivalent technical experience

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Electical Engineer

Join a fast growing, high-tech isotope production company located in beautiful old town Lansing, Michigan. Niowave, Inc. is offering a full time electrical engineer position with a competitive benefits package. Named a 2010 small business of the year by the United States Department of Energy, Niowave is the only company worldwide capable of designing, building, and testing a superconducting accelerator.

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Job Duties:

-take responsibility for study, design, development, testing, commissioning, and upgrading of Niowave’s systems for present and future accelerators

-manage staff performing electrical work throughout the company

-coordinate work with controls engineers

-contribute to the operation of particle accelerators and peripheral equipment/technology

-conduct optimization work on existing systems, perform measurements and validation tests

-confirm system capabilities by designing testing methods

-establish operational procedures and safety documentation

-carry out analog circuit simulations as well as numerical field calculations to produce engineering specifications for system upgrades and future systems

-interfacing electronics with system controls

Required skills:

-demonstrated experience in analog circuit simulations and design of power electronics and resonant circuits

-experience in carrying out measurements using various test equipment

-initial experience in finite element computation for electromagnetic fields

-analysis and modelling in power electronics and microwave circuits

-electromagnetic calculation and modelling

-electro-mechanical construction

-ability to analyze measurement data and present conclusions

-problem-solving skills in operating hardware

Desired education and experience:

-Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree or equivalent relevant experience in the fields of electrical engineering, power electronics, or similar (senior-level technical experience and advanced degree holders highly sought)

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