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Research Scientist

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Research Scientist
Posting Number F1700055
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

We seek outstanding candidates with expertise and experience in advanced materials science and devices. Required expertise is significant experience in deposition of heteroepitaxial films using pulsed laser ablation (PLD) and in managing a PLD facility. Desired expertise includes controlled synthesis of materials via physical vapor deposition techniques, chemical vapor deposition and chemical solution deposition techniques; combinatorial growth; fabrication of 2D materials; physical characterization of advanced materials using tools such as RHEED, PPMS, advanced X-ray characterization, advanced microscopy and experience with a range of device characterization techniques. Will be responsible for overseeing RENEW shared instrumentation facilities. A doctorate in a relevant science or engineering discipline with a minimum of two years work experience beyond the doctorate is required.
Successful applicants will spend 50% time developing new research programs and 50% time working on providing support to existing research programs. They will work collaboratively with groups of RENEW faculty and their graduate students on existing projects and also to develop large interdisciplinary grant proposals.

This position was previously posted as Posting Number 1700009.

Minimum Qualifications

A doctorate in a relevant science or engineering discipline with a minimum of two years work experience beyond the doctorate is required. Required expertise is significant experience in deposition of heteroepitaxial films using pulsed laser ablation (PLD) and in managing a PLD facility. All candidates must have a proven record or strong drive toward team research, a strong record of research publication, and proven ability to write grant proposals. Salary/compensation will be dependent on educational background and experience. For additional information, please email renew@buffalo.edu.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus As Assigned
Special Instructions to Applicants

Additional Supporting Documents should be used to submit any additional writing samples or documents that the candidate would like the search committee to review.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Additional Information

Contact Information

Contact's Name Prof. Amit Goyal
Contact's Title
Contact's Email renew@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-645-5900

Posting Dates

Posted 01/03/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required 3
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

By providing the names and e-mail addresses of my references, I hereby authorize either Human Resources or the applicable hiring department to contact my references via e-mail to request a reference letter on my behalf.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Supporting Documentation