Engineering and Technology: Materials, Physics: Materials
Posting No: Poly-R20-56
Campus Location: SUNY Poly - Albany
Reports to: Interim Special Assistant to the President
Salary Range: DOE
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment is with the Research Foundation for The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)
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Description of Duties:
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The post-doctoral fellow will program machine learning software to analyze data from materials characterization methods such as transmission electron microscopy, electron diffraction from transmission electron microscopy or electron backscattering, X-Ray diffraction, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and optical methods such as scatterometry. The post-doctoral fellow should be familiar with how to program software such as ResNet50 and Xception for machine learning applications. The post-doctoral fellow with experience in materials characterization or scatterometry is highly desired. The data from these methods will be obtained and simulated for samples provided by TEL Technology Center USA. The post-doctoral fellow will work closely the scientists and engineers at TEL Technology Center USA. Teaming skills are essential.
Other reasonable duties as assigned.
The candidate must have a PhD in Physics, Materials Science, Chemistry, or Computer Engineering from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization and must have considerable experience programing machine learning software. The post-doctoral fellow should be familiar with how to program software such as ResNet50 and Xception or the equivalent for machine learning applications. The candidate must be able to write proficiently had have a record of publishing in peer reviewed journals on machine learning topics.
Candidates must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.
The candidate should have proved experience programing machine learning software to analyze data from materials characterization methods such as one or more of the following: transmission electron microscopy, electron diffraction from transmission electron microscopy or electron backscattering, X-Ray diffraction, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and optical methods such as scatterometry.
Notes: Position contingent on the availability of funding
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Closing date for receipt of applications: until position is filled
Research Foundation for SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.
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