Rice University is looking for a staff scientist to run their electron
microprobe. Details follow below.
Rice University - Houston, TX
The Staff Scientist will analyze geological and/or other industrial
materials by EMPA. Some experience maintaining an electron microprobe is
preferable but not a requirement. The instrument will to be on a JEOL
service contract and some amount of on-the-job training is expected. The
Staff Scientist will be eligible to apply for external research funding and
the position also will provide opportunities for conducting independent
research using the EPMA as well as other facilities available at Rice.
*Education Required *
Eligible job candidates are expected to hold an M.S. and/or a Ph.D. degree
in geoscience and other related disciplines involving materials research.
Experience may not be substituted for the education requirement.
*Experience Required *
- Experience analyzing geological and/or other industrial materials by EMPA
is essential. Experience gained as a graduate student is acceptable.
May substitute additional related education, above and beyond what is
required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the experience
*License/Certification Required *
*Other Skills Required *
*Education Preferred *
PhD degree in geoscience or related disciplines involving materials
*Experience Preferred *
Experience analyzing geological and/or other industrial materials by EMPA
is essential. Some experience maintaining an electron microprobe is
preferable but not a requirement.
*License/Certification Preferred *
*Other Skills Preferred *
*Physical Demands *
Operate and/or manipulate computer(s), laboratory equipment, and other
standard office equipment that requires some degree of motion, strength,
and dexterity. Ability to move across campus and lift and carry up to 25
*Working Conditions (e.g. Weekend/evening work, travel, inclement weather,
- Normal work hours with punctuality and regular attendance required.
- No unusual working conditions.
- Smoke free environment.
*Salary Information *
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
*Benefits Eligible *
*Job Posting Category *
*Eligible for Overtime *
*Work Schedule *
Normal work hours with punctuality and regular attendance required.
Smoke Free Environment
*Eligible for Shift Differential *
Not Shift Differential Eligible
*Security Sensitive *
Dr. Anette von der Handt
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Minnesota
310 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Office phone: (612) 624-7370
Office fax: (612) 625-3819
Lab phone: (612) 624-3539
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