[Ifeffit] Job Opening

Amitava Roy reroy at lsu.edu
Wed Jul 19 14:27:15 CDT 2006


Hi Ifeffit users,


We have a job opening related to X-ray absorption spectroscopy, described
below. Information about the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices
(CAMD) can be found at the following website:  http://www.camd.lsu.edu/   





Amitava Roy




Application Deadline: July 31, 2006, or Until candidate is selected

Assistant Professor-Research/Associate Professor-Research
Ref: Log #0647

The Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD) at Louisiana
State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, invites applications for
the position of Assistant Professor-Research/Associate Professor-Research as
a beamline scientist in the X-ray spectroscopy group. 

Responsible for maintenance and daily operation of X-ray beamlines at the
CAMD storage ring; optimization of the beamlines, the experimental stations
and the data reduction software for continued routine operation; support of
the users; participates in ongoing research projects and develop his/her own
"in house" research program according to the candidate's scientific
interests; prepares and writes grant proposals for other staff, and
especially users. 

Special Requirements:
Willingness and ability to work flexible hours which may occasionally
require evening and weekend shifts for completion of experiments. 

Required qualifications:
Ph.D. in Physics Chemistry, Biological Sciences or a related field;
experience in the field of X-ray absorption spectroscopy using synchrotron
radiation demonstrated by refereed publications etc; familiarity with the
theoretical background and the state-of-the-art computer codes (e.g. FEFF
and SPRKKR) that are commonly used for data evaluation and interpretation;
experience with the operation of synchrotron radiation beamlines and
monochromators, including knowledge of vacuum technology, electronics, and

Additional qualifications desired:
Experience with the techniques of X-ray fluorescence and/or X-ray
diffraction and/or small angle scattering (SAXS). 

Salary and level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An
offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment
background check. Level will be determined based on qualifications and
experience. Review of applications will begin immediately. For full
consideration, applications must be submitted by July 31, 2006. Applications
will be accepted until candidate is selected. Please submit letter of
application, C. V. (including e-mail address and publication list), and
three references with telephone numbers to: 

Attn.: Craig Stevens
6980 Jefferson Hwy.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Ref: Log #0647
Louisiana State University 

Contact info:
E-mail: evstev at lsu.edu
225-578-4603 Tel. 
225-578-6954 Fax 

For further technical information, you may contact Amitava Roy
<mailto:reroy at lsu.edu>  via e-mail. 



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