Staff Scientist
Rice University - Houston, TX

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The Staff Scientist will analyze geological and/or other industrial materials by EMPA. Some experience maintaining an electron microprobe is preferable but not a requirement. The instrument will to be on a JEOL service contract and some amount of on-the-job training is expected. The Staff Scientist will be eligible to apply for external research funding and the position also will provide opportunities for conducting independent research using the EPMA as well as other facilities available at Rice.

Education Required
Master's Degree

Eligible job candidates are expected to hold an M.S. and/or a Ph.D. degree in geoscience and other related disciplines involving materials research.

Experience may not be substituted for the education requirement.

Experience Required
1 year

- Experience analyzing geological and/or other industrial materials by EMPA is essential. Experience gained as a graduate student is acceptable.

´╗┐May substitute additional related education, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the experience requirement.

License/Certification Required
Not specified.

Other Skills Required
Not specified.

Education Preferred
PhD degree in geoscience or related disciplines involving materials research.

Experience Preferred
Experience analyzing geological and/or other industrial materials by EMPA is essential. Some experience maintaining an electron microprobe is preferable but not a requirement.

License/Certification Preferred

Other Skills Preferred

Physical Demands
Operate and/or manipulate computer(s), laboratory equipment, and other standard office equipment that requires some degree of motion, strength, and dexterity. Ability to move across campus and lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Working Conditions
(e.g. Weekend/evening work, travel, inclement weather, hazards)

- Normal work hours with punctuality and regular attendance required.
- No unusual working conditions.
- Smoke free environment.

Grade
TECH2

Salary Information
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

Benefits Eligible
Benefits Eligible

Job Posting Category
Professional/Managerial
Research

Eligible for Overtime
No

Work Schedule
Normal work hours with punctuality and regular attendance required.
Smoke Free Environment

Eligible for Shift Differential
Not Shift Differential Eligible

Security Sensitive
Yes

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