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Open Rank Research Support Faculty, 12 Month Salaried (Physics)

Employer
Florida State University
Location
Tallahassee, FL

Job Details

Job Title: Open Rank Research Support Faculty, 12 Month Salaried (Physics)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 57262
Department

Department of Physics | College of the Arts and Sciences

Responsibilities

The Department of Physics in the College of Arts & Sciences at Florida State University Department seeks applicants for a full-time, open rank specialized faculty position in the Research Support track to manage the shared facilities in Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (CMMP). The successful candidate will be hired as Assistant in Research, Associate in Research, or Senior Research Associate, commensurate with qualifications.

The individual works with other research engineers and scientists in the department and reports to a tenured faculty member in CMMP. This position requires a self-motivated, detail-oriented professional with excellent microscopy and spectroscopy skills and good hands-on aptitudes. The successful applicant will manage and maintain the CMMP shared instruments including a scanning electron microscope (SEM), an atomic force microscope (AFM), and X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS). The individual may also participate in projects relating to materials research in the college and is eligible to serve as a principal investigator in federally funded research projects.


Major duties include:

  • Managing the instruments and associated sample perpetration equipment.
  • Interacting, assisting, and training users for operation of the instruments and associated sample perpetration equipment.
  • Routine maintenance and essential repair of the instruments and related sample preparation equipment.
  • Bookkeeping, including logs, billing, maintenance records, inventory, and consumables purchase.

Qualifications

The candidate must have an advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) from an accredited institution in a physics or materials science related discipline or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience in a related discipline and otherwise qualified to perform assigned duties.

Preference will be given to individuals with a demonstrated record of experience in the instruments in a multi-user environment. Candidates with good management, communication, and interpersonal skills are encouraged to apply.

Contact Info

Professor Peng Xiong
pxiong@fsu.edu

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://hr.fsu.edu/facultyjobs. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

The application shall include a curriculum vitae, cover letter describing your experience, and statements of teaching and research. Additionally, applicants should arrange for three confidential, independent letters of support to be sent to pxiong@fsu.edu.

Considerations

This is a Faculty position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Organization

Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

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