|Position ID:||Cornell-Cornell High Energy Sychrotron Source (CHESS)-PSC [#1466]|
|Position Title:||Postdoctoral Scientist (CHESS)|
|Position Location:||Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]|
|Appl Deadline:||finished (posted 2012/03/08, listed until 2012/09/08)|
|The Cornell High-Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) in Ithaca, New York, USA has an opening for a Postdoctoral Scientist to pursue x-ray studies in any of a wide-range of materials areas: physics, chemistry, biology, engineering and/or cultural heritage or art history. If appropriate, the candidate may also participate in developing the next-generation ERL light source technology. The successful candidate is expected to have demonstrated ability to carry out a productive research program and establishing scientific collaborations. Candidates must show a record of hands-on experience supporting x-ray experimental equipment and x-ray data collection and analysis. A Ph.D. in the area of expertise is required, along with a solid publication record, fluency in the English language, and excellent communication skills. Appointments are for one year at a time with the possibility of an extension for up to a total of 3 years, all subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
Located on an Ivy League university campus in picturesque upstate New York, CHESS serves a world-wide user base of materials scientists, structural biologists, chemists, physicists, and engineers. It is a National Science Foundation-supported National User Facility dedicated to novel studies in the materials sciences and x-ray technology and has a strong service and team-oriented environment. Cornell has received numerous awards (http://hr.cornell.edu/awards.html) for supporting employees and their families.
Applications should be submitted at http://academicjobsonline.org/1466 and should include a cover letter, a CV, a list of publications, a detailed summary of research experience and interests. Applicants must arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation uploaded, as per instructions on the academicjobsonline website. For information about the position, contact Dr. Sol Gruner at email@example.com. The starting date is negotiable.
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