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Hard X-ray Nanoprobe (HXN) Postdoctoral Fellow

Job Location: 
Upton, New York, U.S.
Job Title / Reference: 
Job #1106
Post details: 
This position is a two-year term appointment.
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The National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) at Brookhaven National Laboratory seeks a qualified postdoc to support operation of the Hard X-ray Nanoprobe (HXN) Beamline.  The HXN beamline is a world-leading hard x-ray nanoprobe with the highest spatial resolution down to 12 nm.  The selected candidate will provide user support and also perform scientific research taking advantage of the unique capabilities of the HXN beamline.  As a member of the X-ray Imaging and Microscopy Science Program, the candidate will collaborate with other members and seek research opportunities at other microscopy beamlines. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Responsibilities include carrying out scientific research utilizing the unique beamline capabilities, developing advanced microscopy techniques or methods, and providing users with the support and capabilities needed to complete high-impact experiments.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Ph. D. in experimental physics, materials science or related field
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong publication record in imaging-based research
  • Good analytical skills
  • The ability to interact effectively in a team environment with a diverse group of scientists and users

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Prior experience in synchrotron x-ray microscopy or imaging
  • Good knowledge of x-ray fluorescence and x-ray spectroscopy
  • Program skills for image data reduction
  • Experience with in-situ or in-operando experiments

Other Information:

BNL policy requires that research associate appointments be made to individuals who have received their doctorate within the past five years.

Thus position is a two-year term appointment.

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  • Medical Plans
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Dental Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Swimming Pool, Weight room Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits.

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