Los Alamos National Laboratory Materials Science Postbac Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (MPA-CINT) has great opportunities for outstanding post-bac candidates to join our effort in the growth and characterization of quantum materials, with a focus on thin films, heterostructures and superlattices in complex oxides. Functional properties characterizations including magnetism and low temperature transport are critical skills. The growth/characterization tools available within in the team include several pulsed laser deposition systems, sputtering, laser molecular beam epitaxy systems, thin film X-ray diffraction, etc . Other synthesis, nanofabrication and characterization facilities are available atCenter for Integrated Nanotechnologies(CINT,http://cint.lanl.gov/). CINT is a Department of Energy, Office of Science Nanoscale Science Research Center (NSRC) funded national user facility, jointly operated by Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories. Students will work with scientists to perform cutting-edge materials science research, which supports Laboratory missions and maintains Laboratory Excellence in Science and Technology.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements
Completion of abachelor's degree in Physics or Materials Science completed within the last 3 years, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0
Excellent written and oral communication skills as demonstrated by writing and/or editing technical journals, papers or proposals
Strong interpersonal and communication skills as demonstrated by experience with public speaking (speaking at conferences, workshop, seminar, etc); experience presenting technical information and data to upper management or others in the scientific community
Strong experimental background in thin film synthesis and characterization
Experience in magnetism and low temperature transport
Experience in X-ray Diffraction
Experience in data analysis and data plotting
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Contact Name Ditsworth, Samantha Aileen
Vacancy Name: IRC78293
Organization Name MPA-CINT/Center For Integrated Nanotechnologies
Req ID: IRC78293
Category: Student - Post Bachelor