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Job Description

The Research Physicist Intern will set-up and execute various high power microwave and accelerator laboratory

experiments. The intern will learn practical aspects of high power microwave systems, practical aspects of accelerator

Assessment of Accelerator Design. The Intern will modify existing laboratory configurations and will set-up new configurations to perform additional measurements. The Intern will write LabVIEW code to drive automated measurements. In the early days, the Intern will receive guidance from Varian experts; later on, we hope the Intern will be sufficiently knowledgeable to work

without close guidance.Objective: Higher dose rate in a small volume without arcing. The intern will write LabVIEW

code that correlates the acoustic signal of potential arcs to the microwave signals indicating that an arc had actually


Job Requirements

Courses and degrees that cover at least intermediate level Electricity & Magnetism.

Some exposure to LabVIEW or other forms of experimental automation is a strong asset.

About Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. is engaged in designing, manufacturing, selling and servicing equipments and software products for treating cancer with radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and brachytherapy. The Company also designs, manufactures, sells and services x-ray tubes for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs); replacement x-ray tubes, and flat panel digital image detectors for filmless x-ray imaging in medical, dental, veterinary, scientific and industrial applications. It designs, manufacturers, sells and services linear accelerators, digital image detectors, image processing software and image detection products for security and inspection purposes. The Company also develops, designs, manufactures and services proton therapy products and systems for cancer treatment. In December 2007, it acquired Pan-Pacific Enterprises, Inc. In June 2009, Varian Medical Systems Inc. acquired the assets of IKOEmed and IKOEtech.