Transmission Electron Microscopy Scientist

Location
Stanford
Posted
Aug 24, 2017
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Transmission Electron Microscopy Scientist

Job Number:
76088

Transmission Electron Microscopy Scientist - JC 4982/K Description Transmission Electron Microscopy Scientist, Stanford Nano Shared Facilities

The Stanford Nano Shared Facilities (SNSF) is seeking a Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) scientist to lead the operations of the facilities' FEI Titan Environmental TEM with spherical aberration corrector. The TEM scientist will operate, maintain, and optimize the microscope. He/She will provide training and support to researchers, develop and implement advanced techniques, and engage in research activities.

Stanford's shared nanofacilities offer a comprehensive array of advanced nanofabrication and nanocharacterization tools. Over 1,000 researchers make use of the shared facilities each year in order to further their research programs. The goal of the shared facilities at Stanford University is to provide open, cost-effective access to state-of-the-art nanofabrication and nanocharacterization facilities for scientists and engineers from academia, small and large companies, and government laboratories. The FEI Titan TEM is organized under SNSF in the Electron & Ion Microscopy Suite which currently features a FEI Tecnai TEM as well as two FIB/SEMs and two SEMs. The TEM scientist will report to the Faculty Director of SNSF.

For more information about SNSF, visit http://snsf.stanford.edu/. JOB PURPOSE: Apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts to assigned project or project leadership for a phase of, or all of, a major engineering or scientific research project/program. Work in collaboration with senior research staff members.

CORE DUTIES*:

  • Provide leadership and scientific expertise in the planning and implementation of major projects, services, facilities, and activities.
  • Develop advanced technological ideas, and guide their development into a final product or new approaches to research. Carry out complex or unique assignments important to the advancement of the field.
  • Provide expert consultation and collaboration regarding technical requirements, capabilities, and advancement opportunities; make substantive contributions in diverse technical areas.
  • Provide technical direction to other research staff, engineering associates, technicians, and/or students; facilitate workshops and demonstrations on research methods; educate and train users on research methodology and effective tools and techniques.
  • Contribute to or co-author published articles, presentations, or scientific papers; identify research and development funding opportunities.
  • Supervise staff and resources to meet program objectives.

* - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Expert knowledge of the principles of engineering and related natural sciences.
  • Demonstrated project leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and/or managing technical professionals.

Certifications and Licenses: None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, sit, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp forcefully.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, use a telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, operate foot and/or hand controls, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA, Allergens/Biohazards/Chemicals /Asbestos, confined spaces, working at heights ?10 feet, temperature extremes, heavy metals, unusual work hours or routine overtime and/or inclement weather.
  • May require travel.

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Job Family: Research Job Series: Research and Development Scientist and Engineer

Job Code: 4982 Grade: K Exemption: Exempt Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Job: Research

Location: Dean of Research
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






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