The mission of the NCSU Department of Materials Science and Engineering is to provide students with a sound materials engineering education, advance the understanding and application of scientific principles, enhance economic development, and improve the quality of life of our citizens through teaching, research, and outreach programs.
In addition to ensuring that our students are exposed to modern materials engineering principles and have access to modern equipment and technology to support their educational experience, the Department seeks to create a team-oriented environment throughout our academic enterprise.
Our goal is to produce well-rounded materials engineers who can function effectively in the technical arena as well as possess the skills to assume leadership roles in industry, academia, and government.
Essential Job Duties
The position will have primary responsibility for management and operation of the transmission electron microscopy facilities in the NCSU Analytical Instrumentation Facility, which houses: a probe-corrected and monochromated FEI Titan G2 STEM / TEM , a JEOL 2010F S/ TEM , JEOL 2000FX LaB6 gun TEM and auxiliary equipment, including energy dispersive x-ray spectrometers, electron energy loss spectrometers, CCD cameras and an extensive sample preparation laboratory.
North Carolina State University ( NCSU ) invites applications for a Transmission Electron Microscopist to oversee its transmission electron microscopy ( TEM ) facilities within the NCSU Analytical Instrumentation Facility.The facility supports a wide variety of physical sciences research and education programs at NCSU and within the Triangle Region. The Facility Manager will have primary responsibility for management and operation of the probe-corrected and monochromated FEI Titan G2 60-300 kV STEM / TEM , the 200 kV JEOL 2010F S/ TEM , the 200 kV JEOL 2000FX and all auxiliary equipment, including energy dispersive x-ray spectrometers, electron energy loss spectrometers, CCD cameras and an extensive sample preparation laboratory.The Facility Manager will oversee the training, maintenance/calibration, educational, outreach and user-base development activities of the TEM facility and will assist in performing advanced microscopy analysis, when needed.
A Ph.D. in Materials, Physical Sciences or Engineering is required.
The prospective candidate must have a strong background in the theory and practice of TEM microcharacterizaton with a minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience.
Departmental Required Skills
The candidate should also have experience with vacuum technology, electronics, and computers. Strong interpersonal, communication and management skills are essential
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Required License or Certification
Additional Applicant Information
Interested candidates should include a resume/CV and cover letter. In addition, candidates should provide the contact information for three people from whom letters of recommendation can be requested.
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