University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Physics
July 27, 2018
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications to fill a Research Assistant Professor position in the Department of Physics under the supervision of Professor Robert F. Klie. This position will focus on in-situ characterization of materials using high-resolution scanning transmission electron microscopy and spectroscopy. The work will be carried out using the aberration-corrected cold field-emission JEOL ARM200CF at UIC, as well as the Advanced Photon Source. The successful applicant will have experience in both electron and X-ray microscopy techniques, and in-situ electro-chemistry measurements.
Dr. Klie’s Nanoscale Physics Group has access to the UIC Research Resources Center (RRC), which provides a world-class research environment with an array of electron beam instruments and in-situ capabilities, including the aberration-corrected JEOL ARM200CF. The cold-field emission STEM/TEM is equipped with high-resolution EELS and EDX capabilities, as well as numerous heating, cooling, tomography, and vacuum transfer stages.
The successful candidate will be in charge of developing and utilizing in-situ electron microscopy and spectroscopy methods of nanoscale materials. In particular, the research will focus on developing multimodal, in-situ approaches to studying multi-valent battery cathodes by combining electron and x-ray imaging and spectroscopy.
A PhD in Physics, Chemistry or Materials Science and more than four years of post-doctoral (or equivalent) experience is required. Knowledge of analytical scanning transmission electron microscopy, electron spectroscopy or in-situ microscopy is required.
To apply, submit a CV, statement of research interest, and the names and email addresses of at least three references to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=100302 by August 10, 2018.
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The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse, pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
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