[20181107] PX^2 Junior Beamline Scientist, ANL, USA

Partnership for eXtreme Xtallography (PX^2) project, located at GSECARS,
Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), in Argonne, Illinois
is looking for a regular, full-time Junior Beamline Scientist. This is an RCUH,
non-civil-service position with the School of Ocean and Earth Science and
Technology (SOEST), University of Hawaii at Manoa, located off-campus, at ANL
and funded by the Consortium for Materials Properties Research in Earth Science
(COMPRES). Continuation of employment will be dependent upon program/operational
needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with
applicable Federal/State laws. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

DUTIES: Designs, builds, and maintains instrumentation for the PX^2 project at
ANL; Supports COMPRES user program in high-pressure science at PX^2;
Participates in project-related procurement, construction, commissioning, and
reporting; Works closely with the Principal Investigator, staff of the ANL host
institution (GSECARS), and the COMPRES PX^2 Beamline Scientist in identifying,
designing and implementing new experimental infrastructure for state-of-the-art
science; Builds an internationally competitive research program supported by
extramural funds and utilizing facilities available at PX^2 and the Hawai‘i
Institute of Geophysics and Planetology (HIGP).


EDUCATION/TRAINING: PhD from an accredited college or university in
high-pressure research, mineralogy, crystallography, condensed matter physics,
solid-state chemistry/spectroscopy or a closely related field.

EXPERIENCE: At least one (1) year of related post-PhD research experience
demonstrated by publications in crystallography, spectroscopy, or synchrotron

ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Knowledge, considerable experience and understanding
of synchrotron-related experimental techniques, computer programming, scientific
instrumentation development, design and control. Ability to design, plan,
organize, and implement projects and tasks within an allotted timeframe.

POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: As a condition of employment, employee
will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as
applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i's and/or business entity's policies
and procedures. Violation of RCUH's, UH's, or business entity's policies and/or
procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to
disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of
employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with Python programming. Hands-on
experience with laser spectroscopy and laser heating.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please apply at www.rcuh.com, click on “Job Postings”
and search for position #18513. You must submit the following documents online
to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory
References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s). All online applications must be
submitted/received by the closing date, November 7, 2018 (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i
Standard Time/RCUH receipt time). For questions on the application process
and/or technical assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872. RCUH’s
mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i,
with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.

INQUIRIES: Dr. Przemyslaw Dera (pdera@hawaii.edu)

Dr. Przemyslaw DeraHawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
University of Hawaii at Manoa
1680 East West Road, POST Bldg, Office 819E
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Phone: (808) 956-6347
Fax: (808) 956-3188
E-mail:  pdera@hawaii.edu
URL: https://pdera.github.io