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Re: EPMA Positions Open
« Reply #45 on: September 30, 2016, 02:49:10 pm »
Electron Optics Analyst

This opening is with Alcoa Howmet, a division of Alcoa Power and Propulsion – a world leader in the investment casting of superalloys, aluminum and titanium primarily for jet aircraft and industrial gas turbine markets. For more information on Alcoa, visit us online at www.alcoa.com/

This position is located in the Howmet Research Center and will provide routine operation and maintenance of Electron Optics Instruments (Electron MicroProbe and Scanning Electron Microscope). This position provides support of Alcoa Power & Propulsion production facilities in microstructural analysis of castings and coatings, investing casting scrap characterization and failure analysis.

Basic Qualifications

    BS Degree in Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Ceramic Engineering.
    2+ years experience of hands-on use of a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) or Electron Probe MicroAnalysis (EPMA)
    This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.
    Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

    MS or Ph.D in Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, or Geology
    Experience with fractography and failure analysis of metals.
    Experience with Wavelength Dispersive Spectroscopy (WDS) and Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD).
    Experience with sample preparation and microstructural evaluation of nickel-base, titanium-base alloys, or high temperature coatings.
    Experience with investment casting.
    Depending on qualifications and experience, this position may be filled as a job band 25.

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https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=767431&partnerid=16&siteid=56&type=search&JobReqLang=1&codes=INDEED
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Re: EPMA Positions Open
« Reply #46 on: October 19, 2016, 10:42:54 am »
There are two faculty position openings in Physics/Materials Science at Fayetteville State
University:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics
https://jobs.uncfsu.edu/postings/14519

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Science
https://jobs.uncfsu.edu/postings/14513

FSU houses a field-emission EPMA. Candidates with expertise in EPMA are encouraged to apply.
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Re: EPMA Positions Open - ANU
« Reply #47 on: December 02, 2016, 12:31:47 am »
This message from Melanie Rug, ANU, Canberra.......
Cheers,
Malc.

Dear Colleagues,

The add is out for a microprobe engineer position for CAM's new JEOL KXA8503F Field Emission gun electronprobe microanalyser (EPMA) which will be installed start of February 2017. If you could please let all relevant people know, that would be very much appreciated!

http://jobs.anu.edu.au/cw/en/job/514842/technical-officer-microprobe-engineer

Have a wonderful weekend,
Melanie


 

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Centre for Advanced Microscopy
 
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T: +61 2 61257649
melanie.rug@anu.edu.au | http://microscopy.anu.edu.au
 
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Re: EPMA Positions Open
« Reply #48 on: December 12, 2016, 08:41:53 am »
http://links.utexas.edu/blhrign

The Election Microbeam facility in the Jackson School of Geosciences is seeking a highly qualified researcher to operate Electron Microbeam (EPMA) JEOL JXA-8200, Environmental Scanning Electron Microprobe (ESEM) Phillips/FEI XL30 with Electron Backscattered Diffraction Detector (EBSD), SEM JEOL JSM-6490LV, and X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD) Bruker D8 Advance.

The vision of the facility is to develop leading capabilities of electron microbeam instrumentation to allow researchers in the Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, and those in the south-central region of the United States to conduct a broad range of high-impact, discovery class science.

Candidates must have a PhD degree in chemistry, materials science, geosciences or related areas, and have a strong background in electron microbeam methods. Successful applicants must be reliable, quick-learning, highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to work independently and in a team environment is important. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to delivering excellence in a timely manner and work well under pressure. Familiarity with geological applicants of electron microscopy, XRD, and/or EBSD is preferred. Applicants must demonstrate superior oral and written communication skills and will be expected to raise 25% of their salary support through externally funded projects. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Responsibilities include: maintaining all existing microbream instrumentation, training and assisting users, developing and improving analytical protocols, teaching short courses and workshops, planning lab improvements, managing the operating account for the lab, and conducting independent research.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, including a statement of relevant equipment experience and research interests; current curriculum vitae; and contact information for at least three references. Submit electronic copies of these materials online at http://links.utexas.edu/blhrign. For questions related to the search, please contact dgs@jsg.utexas.edu. Review of applications will continue
until the position is filled.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels.

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Re: EPMA Positions Open
« Reply #49 on: March 30, 2017, 11:44:18 am »
Two positions opened at University of Michigan:

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Interim Electron Microbeam Analysis Laboratory Specialist, University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences invites applications for an interim laboratory specialist for the Electron Microbeam Analysis Laboratory (EMAL). The position has an anticipated start date of May 15, 2017.

The successful applicant may choose to be interviewed for the permanent position, which will be either 100% staff, requiring a minimum of BS degree, or a combination 75% staff and 25% research scientist, requiring a PhD degree. The interim position is 100% staff, requiring a minimum of a B.S. degree, and applicants with M.S. and Ph.D. degrees are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will manage the highly productive central campus EMAL facility of the University of Michigan. Major instruments in the laboratory include: electron microprobe, FE-SEM, and XRDs. Duration of appointment will be determined by the needs of the applicant and laboratory. For full consideration, send a letter of application, vita, summary of relevant equipment experience, and contact information for three references by April 17, 2017.

Please send application materials as one single PDF attachment by email to the UM EMAL search committee:
UM.EMAL.Search.Committee@umich.edu.

The University of Michigan is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For questions about this position, contact Professor Rebecca Lange (becky@umich.edu).

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Electron Microbeam Analysis Laboratory Manager/Specialist/Research Scientist, University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and the Arts

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences invites applications for a laboratory manager/specialist/research scientist for the Electron Microbeam Analysis Laboratory (EMAL).

We seek applicants with expertise in electron microbeam techniques and with research interests in Earth and environmental sciences. The position can be either 100% staff, requiring at minimum a BS degree or a combination 75% staff and 25% research scientist, requiring a PhD degree.

The successful candidate will manage the highly productive EMAL facility on the central campus of the University of Michigan. Major instruments in the laboratory include: electron microprobe, FE-SEM, and XRDs. The appointed rank in the research scientist track (Assistant Research Scientist, Associate Research Scientist, Research Scientist) will depend on the qualifications of the individual. Salary will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

For full consideration, send a letter of application, vita, summary of relevant equipment experience, research statement, if applicable, and contact information for three references by May 5, 2017. Please send application materials as a single PDF attachment by email to the UM EMAL search committee: UM.EMAL.Search.Committee@umich.edu.

The position will remain open until filled and has a flexible start date. The University of Michigan is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For questions about this position, contact Professor Rebecca Lange (becky@umich.edu).
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Re: EPMA Positions Open
« Reply #50 on: April 19, 2017, 04:07:59 pm »
The Election Microbeam facility in the UT Austin Jackson School of Geosciences is seeking a highly qualified researcher to operate:

Electron Microbeam (EPMA) JEOL JXA-8200
Environmental Scanning Electron Microprobe (ESEM) Phillips/FEI XL30 with
Electron Backscattered Diffraction Detector (EBSD)
SEM JEOL JSM-6490LV, and
X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD) Bruker D8 Advance.

Responsibilities include: maintaining all existing microbream instrumentation, training and assisting users, developing and improving analytical protocols, teaching short courses and workshops, planning lab improvements, managing the operating account for the lab, and conducting independent research.

If you know of any qualified/interested applicants, please encourage them to apply:

https://www.jsg.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Ebeam-JSG-Flyer.pdf

Feel free to reach out with any questions.

Best,
Liz

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Jackson School of Geosciences
Dept. of Geological Sciences
1 University Sta. C9000 EPS 1.130
Austin, TX 78712
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Re: EPMA Positions Open
« Reply #51 on: May 17, 2017, 09:10:00 am »
Fayetteville State University has a new EPMA/SEM position opening:

https://jobs.uncfsu.edu/postings/15287

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Re: EPMA Positions Open
« Reply #52 on: June 13, 2017, 08:50:55 am »
Dear all,

a position is available at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge for an EPMA lab manager.

https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/LSU/job/LSU---Baton-Rouge/Associate---Research-5_R00012471-1

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Job Posting Title:
Associate - Research 5
   
Position Type:
Other Academic
   
Department:
LSUAM Science - GG - Metamorphic Petrology (Darrell J Henry (00004287))
   
Work Location:
LSU - Baton Rouge
   
Pay Grade:
Other Academic
 
The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Louisiana State University invites applicants for a highly qualified Electron Microanalysis Specialist to manage the operation and user training on our JEOL 8230 Electron Probe Micro-Analyzer (EPMA).

The successful candidate will work in a highly collaborative environment with faculty and student researchers from a broad range of disciplines including Geosciences, Physics, Coastal Sciences, Material Sciences and Engineering, Energy Sciences and Agricultural Sciences, and industrial researchers. The EPMA is a micro-analytical instrument that will service the region and enhance collaborative partnerships with historically black colleges and universities.

The JEOL EPMA is housed within the Chevron Geomaterials Characterization Lab (CGCL) in the Geology & Geophysics Department, which is part of our Shared Instrument Facility (SIF) as a campus-wide research instrumentation core. The EPMA Specialist will report to the SIF manager.

The successful applicant must have a MS degree with a strong research background in Chemistry, Materials Science, Geosciences or related areas and have experience in the operation of the EMPA.

The successful applicant must be reliable, highly organized, self-motivated, detail orientated, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. The ability to work independently and in a team environment is important.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to delivering excellence in a timely manner.

The responsibilities of this position will include:
1. Day-to-day operations of the Electron Microprobe Lab.
2. Establishment of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for routine analytical techniques and training users on the operation of the instrument using the SOPs.
3. Support of the LSU educational mission through conducting lab demonstrations or performing analyses for and/or with students in educational courses.
4. Technical support and professional service to users as needed, such as scheduling, sample preparation, development of analytical strategies, instrument operation, and data acquisition.
5. Development of new experimental techniques that extend the application of the EPMA.
6. Routine preparation, instrument tuning, instrument maintenance and minor repairs.
7. Maintenance of a clean and organized lab, including routine safety checks and ordering supplies.
8. Recording of all instrument use and maintenance of log sheets for billing.
9. Report any issues associated with the EPMA to the SIF Manager
10. Other related duties as assigned by the SIF Manager, approved by the supervisor, including utilizing complementary analytical techniques for corroborating EPMA technique development, creating web based tools for learning electron microscopy fundamentals, and assisting with departmental courses utilizing instrumentation at the SIF.
Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Geosciences or related areas and a minimum of three (3) years of experience operating an EPMA.

Preferred Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Chemistry, Materials Science, Geosciences or related area.  Research experience using EPMA data and experience in the operation of the EPMA.
   
Additional Job Description:
   
Posting Date:
June 9, 2017
   
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
 
Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
   
Essential Position (Y/N):
No
   
EEO Statement:
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.
   
HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu
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Re: EPMA Positions Open
« Reply #53 on: August 31, 2017, 04:14:03 pm »
The research staff position described below is now open for applications at the URL and job requisition number described therein. Please inform others you know who might be candidates for the position.

David London
Stubbeman-Drace Presidential Professor and Norman R. Gelphman Professor, and Director, Electron Microprobe Laboratory, University of Oklahoma
(405) 325-3253 (o), (405) 325-3140 (f)

Electron Microprobe Operator
University of Oklahoma
 
The Office of the Vice President of Research supports an electron microanalysis laboratory built around a Cameca SX100 microprobe as a core research facility of the university (https://ors.ou.edu/Microprobe/OUEMPLHome.html). This includes a fully funded, twelve-month annual staff position as Electron Microprobe Operator. That position is now open until filled with a starting date of October 1, 2017, and no later than January 1, 2018. Duties include daily operation of the microprobe and sample preparation for all clients, daily lab maintenance, periodic instrument maintenance (filament, roughing vacuum, etc.), coordinating major service with Cameca engineers, scheduling and bookkeeping of usage by clients, billing and payments, and an annual summary report of laboratory activity.

Minimum qualifications for the position include a master's degree in geosciences or a relevant discipline and some experience in electron beam methods of analysis and microprobe operation. Applicants must submit (1) a cover letter that includes career goals and prior experience in electron microprobe analysis, (2) a CV that includes employment history and responsibilities, (3) complete transcripts of baccalaureate and master's degree courses, and (4) letters from two individuals who are qualified to comment on the suitability of the applicant for the position.

In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank #1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No.1 research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Visit soonerway.ou.edu for more information.

Applicants must submit an ONLINE application at https://jobs.ou.edu for job requisition number 172628. Computers and personal assistance are available at the Office of Human Resources, 905 Asp, Rm.205, Norman, OK 73069.

The University of Oklahoma is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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« Reply #54 on: September 19, 2017, 10:45:40 am »
See attachment below also...

JEOL (Germany) GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JEOL Ltd. Japan, was incorporated in Germany in 1997. The primary business of JEOL (Germany) GmbH is sales of new instruments and peripherals and support of a vast installed base of instruments throughout Austria, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and via our subsidiary company JEOL (Skandinaviska) AB located in Stockholm in Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

For our sales department in our main office in Freising (Munich), Germany we are looking for a Application Specialist EPMA w / m

Your tasks

   This is a fantastic opportunity to use your experience in electron microprobe analysis in a newly created position supporting our sales team. In this role, you will be an integral member of the Sales Team providing technical expertise to customers in the field.

   Working independently or with Sales Representatives, the Application Specialist calls on customer labs to provide pre and post sales technical support on JEOL electron microprobe systems, scanning microscopes with EDS/WDS/EBSD and XRF-systems. This includes performing pre-sales presentations, product demonstrations, and technical seminars for individuals and groups in response to field sales requests.

Your profile

    MS in natural sciences minimum, PhD preferred.
    Minimum 3-5 years experience of EPMA, EDS and WDS analysis
    Strong verbal (oral and written) and presentation skills required.
    A combination of expert troubleshooting and interpersonal skills are the keys to success in this position.
    You like the dialog with customers and business partners. You are customer-oriented in finding solutions with creativity. You like working in a young, motivated team and are open to take over responsibility.
    Joy in working in the field of high technology in research and science
    Very good English language skills in speech and writing
    German and/or Swedish language skills are an advantage

What’s in for you

·       Competitive pay
·       Opportunities for growth and training.
·       Stability of a profitable 60+ year old company.
·       Great work environment

Please send your application incl. your salary expectations and earliest starting date to the address below

JEOL (Germany) GmbH
Secretary's Office
Gute Änger 30
85356 Freising
Germany
 
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« Reply #55 on: Today at 01:39:39 pm »
Not an EPMA position, but two SEMs and other equipment...

Dear Colleague,
Attached please find an announcement for a Geosciences Lab Manager position at UNR.  Please post within your Departments or let interested students and staff know of the opportunity.  Feel free to distribute to other interested schools and colleagues. Applications will close on Oct. 9, 2017.
Regards,

Wendy Calvin
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http://www.unr.edu/geology/
University of Nevada, Reno 775-784-1785 wcalvin@unr.edu   
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