- The USPAS Director is responsible for the performance of the USPAS activities, including the organization and execution of the semi-annual schools and management of the USPAS Office and its staff at Fermilab.
- The USPAS Office performs all USPAS business functions, including Office operations, program operations, budget and finance management and accountability, marketing, external affairs, and program development, consistent with the field work proposals (FWPs) approved by the Office of High Energy Physics, the Fermilab Site Office, and Fermilab institutional requirements.
- The USPAS Director establishes the curriculum and recruits the faculty for the schools. The Director is responsible for the quality of the education provided and its relevance to the USPAS Member Institutions.
- The Director is assisted by the USPAS Advisory Council, appointed by the USPAS Director. The Council provides advice to the USPAS Director on course curricula and syllabi, recommended instructors, proposed locations, etc.
- The performance of the USPAS director and the effectiveness of the school is reviewed on an annual basis by the USPAS Institutional Board, consisting of Lab Directors (or their designees) and Vice Presidents of Research (or their designees) of the USPAS member institutions and chaired by the Fermilab Director’s Designee.
Qualifications and Essential Job Functions
- Ph.D in particle physics, accelerators, accelerator technology, or associated engineering with 20+ years of experience design, construction, operations, management, or technology in the accelerator field.
- 10+ years of experience in teaching science or technology, or managing the teaching of science or technology, at the college or university course level.
- Demonstrated ability to run a small project or business at the ~$1.5 M per year (or larger) scope.
Interested candidates should submit: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) at least 3 references with contact information, and 3) a cover letter (optional).
For general information about this position, please contact Dr. Stephen Holmes via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Physical Activity and Work Conditions
HUMAN FACTORS: Mental Concentration, Sitting, Standing, and Visually Demanding
Positions involve prolonged computer work and visually demanding work. In addition, the ability to travel by automobile and/or commercial air carrier both domestically and internationally may be required.
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