Cornell University, CLASSE

Position ID:Cornell-CLASSE-CHESSRA [#13326]
Position Title: CHESS Staff Scientist
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Engineering
Materials Science
Appl Deadline:2019/06/15 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2019/02/21, finished 2019/08/09, listed until 2019/08/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Staff Scientist at CHESS

Research Associate

The Staff Scientist at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) will contribute to the scientific mission of the laboratory by operating a Structural Materials user end-station. The Staff Scientist will use x-rays to understand structural metals, ceramics and composites and their evolution during processing operations and in service, serve as a beamline scientist supporting visiting users of CHESS facilities, and actively contribute to developing next-generation synchrotron light source technology and techniques. The successful candidate should have proven ability to carry out a personal research program and establish diverse scientific collaborations, and a strong record of hands-on experience building and maintaining x-ray based experimental instruments and x-ray data collection and analysis. The Staff Scientist will report to the Associate Director of CHESS, but will collaborate with the PI of the beamline and other staff scientists. A PhD in any area of physical or engineering sciences and at least one year of post-PhD experimental experience is required. A solid publication record, fluency in the English language, and excellent communication skills are essential. Appointments are initially for two years but may be renewable, subject to satisfactory reviews and availability of funds.

Applications should be submitted by June 15th at 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. The starting date is negotiable.

Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
134 Newman Lab
Cornell University
Ithaca NY 14853

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