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Laboratory Appointments and Promotions for Staff Scientists
Staff scientists conduct research, develop theories, and devise methods to apply scientific principles, theories and research in projects related to the overall mission of SLAC. Research projects include synchrotron radiation and x-ray FEL research, materials science, accelerator science, chemistry, life sciences, laser research, particle physics and particle astrophysics. These are career appointments of individuals intended to be central to defining and pursuing the forefront scientific mission of the laboratory.
Staff Scientist Career Path (PDF). Describes the four levels of Staff Scientist with brief descriptions of additional research appointments (project scientist, research associate, postdoctoral scholar, graduate student).
Staff Scientist Appointment and Promotion Process (PDF). Describes the appointments and promotions process with requisite qualifications and parameters.
Directorate Appointment and Promotion Committee (DAPC) Chairs:
John Seeman (AD)
Rafe Schindler (PPA)
Ingolf Lindau (PS, LCLS, SSRL)
Laboratory Appointment and Promotion Committee (LAPC) Chair: