Subject: [Neutron] ORNL10-21-NSSD - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Neutron Scattering/ORNL
From: "Smith, Deborah Ann"
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 12:53:12 -0500
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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Neutron Scattering

Neutron Scattering Science Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak  Ridge, Tennessee


Project Description:
  The  postdoctoral researcher will conduct investigations of thermoelectric materials  using neutron scattering, in collaboration with the S3TEC Energy Frontier  Research Center ( ).


  Recent Ph.D. in  Physics, Materials Science, Chemistry, or related fields will be considered.  Demonstrated expertise in materials physics is required and experience with  neutron and/or x-ray scattering is highly desirable. Knowledge about  thermodynamic and transport properties, phonons, or computer simulations of  microscopic dynamics will be an advantage.

Strong written and oral communication skills and the desire  to work in a team environment on scientifically challenging problems are  required. The successful candidate will conduct research at the Oak Ridge  National Laboratory, and make use of the Spallation Neutron Source, the High  Flux Isotope Reactor and other neutron/x-ray. Applicants cannot have received the most recent degree more  than five years prior to the date of application and must complete all degree  requirements before starting their appointment.

Technical Questions:
  Questions regarding the position can be directed to Olivier  Delaire at Please include the  requisition number and title when corresponding.

How to Apply:
  Qualified  applicants must apply online at All applicants will  need to register before they can begin the online application. For complete  instructions, on how to apply, please see the instructions at

This  appointment is offered through the ORNL Postgraduate Research Participation  Program and is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and  Education (ORISE). The program is open to all qualified U.S. and non-U.S.  citizens without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin,  physical or mental disability, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran or disabled  veteran.


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