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Materials Character Spec - 520512

Company: University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Materials Character Spec - 520512

Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

Assoc VP Research


Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)

Closing at: Sep 17 2023 at 22:55 CDT

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Pay Grade/Pay Range: 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 42,140.80 Midpoint - $ 61,110.40

Department/Organization: 702104 - Alabama Analytical Research Center

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: The Materials Characterization Specialist is responsible for the advanced operation, specialized training, and interpretation of data from the assigned instruments within the facility. These instruments include electron microscopes, focused ion beam microscopes, X-ray diffractometers, and similarly related instruments and ancillary specimen preparation equipment.

Additional Department Summary: The Materials Characterization Specialist is responsible for application and development of in situ instrumentation, diffraction and scattering methods, spectroscopy, and related analytical methods that advance the capabilities of facility instruments and their user base. Interprets collected data. Explores and trains new analytical techniques and methods. Documents procedures for the use by others. Engages users in assisting or completing characterization tasks.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher and two (2) years of experience in a research laboratory.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in maintenance and training of individuals in the advanced operation of characterization tools. Experience in scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, and related electron microscopy. Experience in focus ion beam microscopy methods. Experience in atom probe tomography (APT). Experience in X-ray diffractometers and/or similar instrumentation.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law"

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