Advanced Light Source Seeks User Services Group Leader

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s (LBNL) Advanced Light Source (ALS) Division has an opening for a User Services Group Leader to join the team. 

The Advanced Light Source is a U.S. Department of Energy Office (DOE) of Science national scientific user facility whose excellent scientific reputation, expert staff, and capabilities in the soft x-ray, hard x-ray, and infrared regimes attract more than 2,000 academic and industrial users each year in disciplines spanning physical, chemical, materials, biological, energy, and Earth sciences. It is one of five Berkeley Lab user facilities that serve a combined 11,000 users annually. The ALS has been a global leader in soft x-ray science for more than two decades and is currently undergoing a large-scale upgrade (ALS-U) that will endow the facility with state-of-the-art x-ray capabilities.


Reporting to the ALS Deputy for Science, the User Services Group Leader is responsible for leading the ALS User Services Group and managing the ALS User Program. Together with ALS management, the Group Leader is responsible for developing the user program strategy, for coordinating program activities, and for representing the ALS in communicating the user program strategy to internal and external stakeholders. The User Services Group Leader is a member of the ALS senior management team who manages all aspects of user proposal submission, review, and administration, and is responsible for the collection and management of user program data and other key performance data for the ALS. 

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