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By Lance Cooper
March 18, 2012
The Cornell High-Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) in Ithaca, New York, USA has an opening for a Postdoctoral Scientist to pursue x-ray studies in any of a wide-range of materials areas: physics, chemistry, biology, engineering and/or cultural heritage or art history. If appropriate, the candidate may also participate in developing the next-generation ERL light source technology.
The successful candidate is expected to have demonstrated ability to carry out a productive research program and establishing scientific collaborations. Candidates must show a record of hands-on experience supporting x-ray experimental equipment and x-ray data collection and analysis. A Ph.D. in the area of expertise is required, along with a solid publication record, fluency in the English language, and excellent communication skills. Appointments are for one year at a time with the possibility of an extension for up to a total of 3 years, all subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
Applications should be submitted at http://academicjobsonline.org/ (posting 1466) 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. Sol Gruner at firstname.lastname@example.org. The starting date is negotiable.
If you have questions about the Physics Illinois Graduate Program, contact the Graduate Office, 217.333.3645.
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