[Ifeffit] job posting: beamline scientist at GSECARS / APS

Matt Newville newville at cars.uchicago.edu
Sat May 3 16:22:54 CDT 2008

Hi Folks,

GSECARS is looking for a beamline scientist with a good background in
x-ray absorption / related spectroscopies to work at the APS.

See the posting at http://xafs.org/Jobs (or read below) for more
details, including how to apply for this position.


Job Posting:   Beamline Scientist, Center for Advanced Radiation
Sources (CARS), The University of Chicago

University of Chicago Job Requistion # 079054

The Center for Advanced Radiation Sources (CARS) of the University of
Chicago has a Beamline Scientist position available at the
GeoSoilEnviroCARS (GSECARS) synchrotron research facility at the
Advanced Photon Source (APS), Argonne National Laboratory, in Argonne,
Illinois. This full-time position requires a Ph.D. in geology,
environmental science, chemistry, physics or a related field and
synchrotron radiation experience applying x-ray absorption
spectroscopy and x-ray fluorescence techniques in earth and
environmental science research. The successful candidate will (1)
conduct research on the chemical properties of earth and environmental
materials using large sample instruments and x-ray microprobes; (2)
participate in the development of analytical instrumentation and
techniques; and (3) provide partial support for and collaborate with
scientific users from the earth and environmental communities who
conduct research using the GSECARS synchrotron beamlines. The
successful candidate will have excellent relevant computer,
organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and must be
able to work effectively both independently and as a team member.
Candidates must be able to satisfy requirements for access to Argonne
National Laboratory.

Applications must be made on-line: Go to
http://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/ and search for Job Requistion #
079054. Applications must include a curriculum vitae, cover letter,
statement of research interests, and list of publications, along with
three professional references. This posting will be closed when the
position is filled. The University of Chicago is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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