Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science
Open until filled, with review of applications to begin March 1, 2021
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time, Benefit Eligible
$47,476 - $63,500 per year
The Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science at the Missouri University of Science and Technology is seeking applicants for the position of Reactor Engineer at the campus nuclear research reactor, MSTR. The Reactor Engineer uses technical knowledge, skills and creativity to solve complex and stimulating problems related to facility operations, experiments, and instrumentation improvement. The Reactor Engineer works closely with reactor staff, students and faculty to support the facility's three main missions: education, training, and research.
The Missouri S&T reactor has been in operation since 1961 and was the first nuclear reactor in the state of Missouri. The current license allows up to 200 kilowatts thermal power. The reactor facility currently has two staff with one licensed as a Senior Reactor Operator (SRO), as well as several students holding both SRO and Reactor Operator (RO) licenses. The campus Radiation Safety Officer and Health Physics staff also work closely with reactor staff.
Description of Work and Key Responsibilities:
Interested candidates should electronically submit their cover letter, resume and contact information for three character references. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants must apply by March 1, 2021. For more information prior to applying, please contact Prof. Joseph Graham, at 573-341-7759, or .
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
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