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Washington State University Institute for Shock Physics

Research Positions

Current Team Openings

The Institute is internationally known for its state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary research, and offers numerous opportunities to participate in research teams and leadership roles. Please see our current openings directly below for additional information and consider joining our growing team!

Institute for Shock Physics (ISP), Pullman, WA

Postdoctoral Research Positions in Dynamic Compression Science
We have openings for postdoctoral research associates and are looking for creative, self-motivated experimentalists who have the ability and interest to pursue challenging, interdisciplinary problems in a fast-paced research environment. These positions are located on the WSU Campus in Pullman, WA.

Applied Sciences Laboratory (ASL), Spokane, WA

No positions at this time, please check back.

The Dynamic Compression Sector (DCS), Argonne, IL

Laser/Optical Physicist
We are looking to hire a Laser/Optical Physicist who enjoys hands-on work and problem solving in a fastpaced, research environment. The location for this WSU position is 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.