|Position ID:||Cornell-CLASSEPhysics-CHESSPOSTDOC [#9099]|
|Position Title:||CHESS Postdoc (EF)|
|Position Location:||Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]|
Statistical and Biological Physics
|Appl Deadline:||(posted 2017/04/20, listed until 2017/10/20)|
|Post-doctoral Associates at CHESS
The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) at Cornell University is seeking a Postdoctoral Associates interested in using x-rays to study biology, engineering and materials sciences in general, and/or instrumentation development and metrology. The successful candidates will actively contribute to developing next-generation synchrotron light source technology and techniques. We seek applicants with a PhD in physics, chemistry, biophysics, engineering or comparable fields, and experience using x-rays and advanced instrumentation in a group research setting. Required is a willingness to learn new skills as needed and a demonstrated record of hands-on building and optimizing of scientific equipment.
Located on an Ivy League university campus in picturesque upstate New York, CHESS serves a world-wide community of materials researchers, biologists, chemists, physicists, and engineers. It is a National Science Foundation-supported National User Facility dedicated to novel studies in the materials, biological, and engineering sciences and to developing novel 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.
The initial appointment will be for one year, with the expectation of renewal on a yearly basis with satisfactory performance and funding availability for an additional two years. Applications should be submitted at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9099 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 email@example.com.
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