Research Scientist

Baltimore, Maryland
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Dec 18, 2018
Feb 16, 2019
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Materials Characterization and Processing (MCP) facility of Johns Hopkins University is looking to hire an experienced Research Scientist to run the brand new Focused Ion Beam lab. The successful applicant will be responsible for operation, training, technical support, and maintenance of the Helios FIB and SEM within the MCP. Secondary responsibility would be to support the TEM Manager with equipment maintenance and training of users of the Tecnai TF30. Specific required FIB experiences are: 1) TEM sample preparation, 2) 3D EDX and EBSD data acquisition and processing, and 3) cryo-FIB applications. Specific SEM experiences are: 1) low voltage and low vacuum imaging, and 2) quantitative EDX analysis.

A PhD in Materials Science, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field is required.

JHU engages in a wide variety of research activities ranging from functional materials to biology, from Earth materials to mechanical properties testing. You will be expected to develop appropriate uses of electron microbeam instruments to serve JHU’s diverse research needs.

JHU offers the opportunity to work in a top-ten university without the high-volume pressures of larger institutions. The MCP will be moving to a newly renovated space where you will have an opportunity to shape the future of analytical facilities at Hopkins.

Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

Applications should be submitted electronically through Interfolio by Friday, January 25, 2019 to receive full consideration. The position will be posted until filled. They should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, plus a list of three references.

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