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We are looking for a dynamic and enterprising person with a sound
knowledge of electron microscopy and analysis along with a background in
geological or materials science. The successful applicant will
responsible for operation, instruction in the use of, maintenance, and
development of the electron probe microanalysis (EPMA) facility. They
will also be responsible for maintaining quality control of analytical
output and will advise on interpreting results.
Minimum requirements are Either: Extensive experience of operating an
electron microprobe or comparable instrument.
Or: An MSc or PhD in geosciences or related fields and a knowledge of
instrumental geochemistry, mineral chemistry and optical mineralogy and
the ability to interpret analyses in a geologically meaningful way.
Knowledge of the Cameca SX100 or SX50 instruments would be a distinct
advantage as would a working knowledge of other spectroscopic
techniques, particularly Raman.
Closing date: 28 July 2011.
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