| Position Summary: Applications are invited from qualified candidates for two research/technical specialist I/II positions in the PRISM Imaging and Analysis Center (IAC) at Princeton University. The level will be determined based on the experience and educational level.These two Imaging and Analysis Specialists will participate in a multidisciplinary research and education program utilizing a wide range of instrumentation available in the IAC. The specialists will fill various roles on the team and provide key support, maintenance, and guidance to researchers in the characterization of complex materials. Staff members will also participate in training and helping users to operate the equipment.Successful candidates are expected to have experience in one or more of our analysis and characterization techniques including, electron beam, X-ray, optical, thermal, scanning probe, and others. Specialists will support the center's daily operation, and would be responsible for maintenance of microscopes, spectrometers, thermal analysis tools, electronics, vacuum systems, and sample preparation equipment, in addition to their interactions with users.Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume documenting their experience and skill set, and a list of 3 or more references.The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.|
Essential Qualifications: -Minimum Bachelor in physical or chemical sciences or engineering and/or 4+ years related working experience is required.-Substantial hands-on experience in the operation of instruments for imaging (e.g scanning probe microscopes, optical microscopes, SEMs, TEM/STEMs, FIB, 3D X-rays), and analysis (e.g XRDs, XPS, EDXs, WDX, EBSD, Raman, Ellipsometry, Thermal analysis, UV-VIS, PLM, etc.).-Experience in the daily maintenance of instruments.-Excellent communication skills are required to work on the team and interface with students, staff and faculty in their research projects. -Ability and interest in learning new techniques and operation of equipment.
Education Required: Bachelor's Degree