Assistant Scientist (412124)
Executes innovative research to understand molecular-scale processes occurring at mineral-water interfaces and in geochemical materials through the use, application, and development of coherent X-ray scattering techniques. Develops innovative experimental apparatus and conceptual approaches for such studies using high-brilliance synchrotron radiation, interprets experimental data, and presents results at scientific conferences and in peer-reviewed literature.
We expect you to have:
Knowledge of the use and application of coherent X-ray scattering.
Knowledge of interfacial science or materials science; experimental techniques in interfacial science; and mathematical techniques, algorithms, and programming for data analysis.
Knowledge of synchrotron-based x-ray scattering techniques for in situ and operando studies.
Knowledge in devising, performing, and evaluating innovative research using operando observations.
Skill in working interactively and productively in a multidisciplinary environment.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Ability to work independently.
A record of publication and external recognition in these areas.
Good skill in the use and maintenance of laboratory equipment and in technical communications.
Ability to supervise activities of students and graduate students.
This position may require the ability to travel for work at out-of-state synchrotron facilities when needed.
This level of knowledge is typically achieved through a formal education in physics, materials science, interfacial chemistry, or geochemistry at the Ph.D. degree level with 0 to 3 years of experience or equivalent in the scientific application of this knowledge and practical laboratory experience.
Job FamilyResearch Development (RD)
Job ProfileMaterials/Ceramics/Metallurgical 2
Time TypeFull time
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