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Stony Brook University
  • Position Number: 2208878
  • Location: Stony Brook, NY
  • Position Type: Science - Chemistry

Postdoctoral Associate/Joint Photon Science Institute

Required Qualifications (As evidenced by an attached resume):
Doctoral Degree (or foreign equivalent) in Geosciences, Chemistry, Physics or closely related field in hand by September 1, 2021. Applicants must have demonstrated experience, through publication including thesis, with working with in situ apparatus, in the laboratory and/or at National Facilities hosting x-ray or neutron sources, with calibration of this apparatus and with an experimental program using in situ techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:
Work with powder and/or single crystal , x-ray and/or neutron diffraction either in the laboratory setting or at national synchrotron x-ray and/or neutron facilities. Demonstration through thesis and/or published work of familiarity with modern wide-angle diffraction techniques at ambient and non-ambient conditions.

Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate will work with the Director of the Joint Photon Sciences Institute (JPSI) to move ahead with new avenues as part of a wider effort in synthesis, and high-pressure work at SBU-BNL, and help to fulfil JPSI's mission to fully utilize NSLS-II capabilities.
  • Individual research in discovery and testing of novel phases.
  • Preparation of manuscripts and beamline proposals with graduate students
  • Training of graduate students in synthesis/in situ scattering
  • Travel and aid in data collection at neutron and x-ray sources
  • Set-up, testing and supervise operation of in situ sample environments, including at high pressure equipment
  • Interaction with theory groups to select targets for synthesis:
  • Overall Project supervision and coordination
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and department mission.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

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