Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education, Cornell University
|High-energy X-ray Project Scientist at CHESS
The Cornell High-Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) in Ithaca, New York, USA has an opening for a scientist (Research Associate) to help develop a new experimental beamline and end-station capability for high-energy x-ray diffraction studies of engineering materials. The successful candidate will help upgrade existing facilities and build new experimental equipment, develop an experimental program using this facility as well as assist a beamline scientist supporting visiting researchers. The successful candidate is expected to have demonstrated ability to carry out a personal research program and establish diverse scientific collaborations. Candidates must show a strong record of hands-on experience in building and maintaining x-ray based experimental instruments and for x-ray data collection and analysis. A PhD in any area of physical sciences, and at least 2 years of post-PhD experimental experience is required. A solid publication record, fluency in the English language, and excellent communication skills are essential. This project appointment is for two years and may be renewable 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/ (posting #1602) 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. Ernest Fontes at firstname.lastname@example.org. The starting date is negotiable.
Cornell is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.|
Application Material Required:
- Submit the following items online at this website:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Research Statement
- Publication List
- Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site )
- And anything else requested in the position description.
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Ithaca, NY 14853
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