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Postdoctoral Appointee

Title:  Postdoctoral Appointee Date Posted:  05/17/2012
Division:  X-Ray Science Date Re-posted:  
Requisition:  319347 XSD Salary:  4586-7644
Employment Category:  Temporary Pay Cycle:  Monthly
Shift:  8:30am - 5:00pm Grade:  700
Hours:  40  
Job Description
  Basic Purpose
  Participates in the development of a novel high-resolution microscopy technique for imaging of nanoscale materials with chemical, electronic, and magnetic contrast; this technique will combine the sub-nanometer spatial resolution of scanning probe microscopy with the chemical, electronic, and magnetic sensitivity of synchrotron x-rays; conducts innovative experiments with existing x-ray-enhanced scanning tunneling microscope prototype; builds new instrument for operation at cryogenic temperatures; assists integration of instrument at synchrotron beamline; reports relevant results in appropriate form.
  Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Hands-on experience in scanning tunneling microscopy. Knowledge of instrumentation and experimental technique. Knowledge in electronics and data processing for scanning probe microscopy.
Knowledge in surface science, material science, or related area. Good verbal and written communication skills.
This level of scientific knowledge and sophistication is normally required and associated with a PhD in applied physics, materials science, or related disciplines.
  Minimum Education/Experience Requirements
Years Since Ph.D. -- 0-1, 1-2, 2-3

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