Research Associate

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Aug 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-25-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Associate to conduct scientific research on the growth and directed self-assembly of Si-Ge quantum dot mesocrystals. These structures are formed by molecular beam epitaxial growth on lithographically-defined surface patterns. The ideal candidate will possess the following:

Experience with ultrahigh vacuum and molecular beam epitaxy. Knowledge and experience in lithographic patterning, including the use of both focused ion beams and electron-beam lithography. Characterization of materials using atomic force microscopy and transmission electron microscopy.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Materials Science and Engineering including a thesis dissertation with emphasis on thin film epitaxial growth. Evidence of good written and oral English language skills, and a publication history in this research area, is required.

Extensive experience with ultrahigh vacuum and molecular beam epitaxy. Knowledge and experience in lithographic patterning, including the use of both focused ion beams and electron-beam lithography. Characterization of materials using atomic force microscopy and transmission electron microscopy.

This position is 30 hours per week. To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search job posting number 0621570. Complete an online candidate profile and attach a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Please contact Jeannie Reese at jsv7u@virginia.edu with any questions. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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