Physicist jobs in the United States

Physicist researches subjects such as mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity, pneumatics, magnetism, and radiation. Develops laws and theories of physics for their application to specific industries and fields. Being a Physicist describes and illustrates observations and conclusions in mathematical terms. Devises procedures for physical testing of materials. Additionally, Physicist conducts instrumental analyses to determine physical properties of materials. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Physicist works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Physicist typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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Physicist
  • Fifth Gait Technologies
  • Colorado, CO FULL_TIME
  • Join the innovative team at Fifth Gait Technologies and become an integral part of our fast-paced, industry-leading company. We specialize in designing and executing tests of microelectronics and electro-optics in nuclear and space radiation environments. We support multiple DoD programs directly with the government as well as supporting prime contractors. We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated Physicist to work with our team as an innovator and future leader in the industry.

    WHO WE ARE: Fifth Gait Technologies, Inc. is a minority woman-owned small business founded in 2007. With our team of subject matter experts, we are an industry leader in all aspects of radiation survivability for ground and space-based Defense systems. From modeling and simulation of radiation environments and effects to the design, test, and evaluation of sensors, electronics, and optical materials, we provide turnkey options to the survivability community. With laboratory facilities in Colorado Springs, CO and Huntsville, AL, our team of engineers and scientists are developing solutions to industry challenges.

    WHO YOU ARE:

    • Required: Master’s degree in physics
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience
    • Required: the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance

    Responsibilities

    • Under senior Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) mentoring, take on the role of RSO
    • Track and manage calibration of dosimetry equipment
    • Perform dosimetry measurements using thermoluminescent dosimeters (TLDs)
    • Perform gamma spectrometry on activation foils for neutron dosimetry
    • Operate and manage neutron generators

    Desired Experience/Skills:

    • Perform radiation transport analysis using MCNP, Geant4, and SRIM/TRIM
    • Gamma dosimetry using thermoluminescent dosimeters (TLDs)
    • Neutron dosimetry using activation foils and HPGe gamma spectrometer
    • Knowledge of radiation mitigation techniques
    • Strong understanding of nuclear physics
    • A basic understanding of radiation safety and regulations

    LOCATION: Colorado Springs, CO

    OUR BENEFITS: Fifth Gait offers competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, annual bonuses, and a retirement plan including company matching.

    SALARY RANGE: $125,000-$150,000. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

  • 15 Days Ago

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Physicist
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Upton, NY FULL_TIME
  • SummaryNIST works with industry and science to advance innovation and improve quality of life. We're looking for a Physicist to join our team! This notice is issued under direct-hire authority to recr...
  • 16 Days Ago

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Physicist
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Upton, NY FULL_TIME
  • DutiesSummaryNIST works with industry and science to advance innovation and improve quality of life. We're looking for a Physicist to join our team! This notice is issued under direct-hire authority t...
  • 16 Days Ago

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Physicist
  • Varex Imaging Corporation
  • Salt Lake, UT FULL_TIME
  • PhysicistSimulates electron beams for X-ray tubes using advanced simulation tools and an understanding of particle beam physics and optics. Builds and tests prototypes to validate simulations and make...
  • 17 Days Ago

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Physicist
  • Air Force Materiel Command
  • Gunter, AL FULL_TIME
  • The PALACE Acquire Program offers you a permanent position upon completion of your formal training plan. As a Palace Acquire Intern you will experience both personal and professional growth while deal...
  • 19 Days Ago

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Physicist
  • Health Advocates Network
  • Glenwood, CO FULL_TIME
  • Benefits We OfferComprehensive health, prescription, dental, vision, life, and disability plansCompetitive pay ratesReferral opportunities ? Refer a friend & Cash in!Travel reimbursement and per diem ...
  • Just Posted

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Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist
  • Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
  • Sterling, VA
  • Summary This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Oil Spill Preparedness Division (OSPD) Response ...
  • 7/24/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Physicist - $36-73 per hour
  • TRS Healthcare
  • Dunn Loring, VA
  • Inova Health System is seeking a Physicist for a job in Dunn Loring, Virginia. Job Description & Requirements Specialty:...
  • 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Physicist - $36-73 per hour
  • TRS Healthcare
  • Arlington, VA
  • Inova Health System is seeking a Physicist for a job in Arlington, Virginia. Job Description & Requirements Specialty: P...
  • 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Physicist - $36-73 per hour
  • TRS Healthcare
  • Falls Church, VA
  • Inova Health System is seeking a Physicist for a job in Falls Church, Virginia. Job Description & Requirements Specialty...
  • 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Physicist - $36-73 per hour
  • TRS Healthcare
  • Annandale, VA
  • Inova Health System is seeking a Physicist for a job in Annandale, Virginia. Job Description & Requirements Specialty: P...
  • 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Supervisory Economist/Physical Scientist (Center Director)
  • Geological Survey
  • Reston, VA
  • Summary The Government Wide direct hire authority for Economist and Physical Sciences is being used to fill this positio...
  • 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Radiation Therapist - $34-57 per hour
  • TRS Healthcare
  • Oakton, VA
  • Inova Health System is seeking a Radiation Therapist for a job in Oakton, Virginia. Job Description & Requirements Speci...
  • 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Radiation Therapist - $34-57 per hour
  • TRS Healthcare
  • Burke, VA
  • Inova Health System is seeking a Radiation Therapist for a job in Burke, Virginia. Job Description & Requirements Specia...
  • 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Physicist jobs
$67,331 to $95,857