Postdoctoral Scholar

DESCRIPTION The Materials Research Institute invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position in the Materials Characterization Laboratory (MCL) whom will also work in the research group of Professor Nicholas Winograd within the Department of Chemistry. The successful candidate will need to function as a team player within MCL in support of small to medium research projects that arise from interactions with >40 PSU academic departments and >100 industry customers. Additionally, this candidate will organize and conduct specialized/advanced experiments on imaging mass spectrometry with gas cluster ion beams using established/newly-designed protocols; explore and expand the applications of imaging mass spectrometry through collaborations with Penn State researchers and external partners. Specific responsibilities of this position will entail: proficient operation of PHI NanoTOF and Ionoptika J105 Tof-SIMS instruments, Foster research collaborations involving imaging SIMS within Penn State's life sciences, materials sciences and environmental sciences communities, design and implement research protocols on biological imaging; establish the biological sample preparation including cell culture, tissue microtome, or other relevant approaches. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biology, physics, chemistry, or related fields, experience with mass spectrometry and knowledge of high vacuum technology and computer interfacing, and 3 or more years of relevant experience of imaging mass spectrometry is preferred. 83469
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
Not Specified years

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