Career Opportunities

Join the Frontier of Dynamic Compression Science

All of the following WSU positions are located at the Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Lemont, IL. As such, DCS staff are considered to be “resident users” and must adhere to ANL policies and procedures, including the completion of required training courses.

Laser/Optical Physicist
Work amongst a team of physicists responsible for the operation and maintenance of the 100J laser system to ensure optimal performance and to develop new capabilities to conduct state-of-the-art scientific experiments.

To review the full position description and instructions to apply, visit the Washington State University website, Job Number R-9860.

Technical Assistant
Part-time student position – experimental maintenance, machining, and hands-on laboratory assistance.

Please review the notice of vacancy. Apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to the attention of Robert Zill at