Assistant Scientist – Nanoscience – Argonne National Laboratory

The Nanoscience and Technology (NST) Division at Argonne National Laboratory hosts two user facilities, the Center for Nanoscale Materials and Electron Microscopy Center, in addition to performing programmatic science activities. NST research ranges from fundamental to use-inspired nanoscience with connections to industry and the Argonne applied science divisions. The division seeks to bring together scientists and engineers from national laboratories, industry, and academia to meet nanoscience and nanotechnology challenges of the present and future.

We are seeking a scientist who will become a member of our Theory and Modeling Group and establish a world-class research program in condensed matter theory and computational modeling of nanoscale materials and devices, preferably relevant to magnetism, charge and/or spin dynamics. Additionally, the incumbent will provide innovative and meticulous user support for modeling and/or computation in the area of nanoscience.

Preferred Skills:

•Considerable skill in techniques germane to theoretical and computational nanoscience
•Strong ability to work with abstract concepts and design theories and experiments to address relevant scientific issues
•Comprehensive oral and written communications skills and the ability to work with internal and external contacts in order to achieve established goals
•Strong background in scientific and high-performance computing

To be considered you must have:

•Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of work experience OR Master’s Degree and 3+ years of work experience OR Ph.D. with a relevant background in materials science, physics, or chemistry
•Postdoctoral research experience is strongly preferred

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. For consideration, please apply via our website at: http://1.usa.gov/1a4LjCz.
Argonne is an equal opportunity employer; we value diversity in our workforce.
Internal Number: 321944

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~ by vascoteixeira on March 29, 2014.

 
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