Postdoctoral Research Associate in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Tennessee. The successful applicant will conduct research on low-dimensional materials and interfaces. The focus of this research project is on the controlled synthesis and atomistic level understanding of graphitic nanoribbon materials, with emphasis on the electronic, magnetic and transport properties. The successful applicant will synthesize atomic layer materials with on-surface molecular reactions and assembly processes and characterize these heterostructures with a suite of scanning probe microscopes (SPM), including Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM), and cryogenic Four-Probe STM down to the atomic level. Research will be performed at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, through the Joint Institute of Advanced Materials (JIAM), a joint venture between the University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: *Experimental research in ultrahigh vacuum (UHV) combining SPM for characterization and molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) for growth of low-dimensional materials and graphitic nanostructures *Data analysis and interpretation *Work with others to maintain a high level of scientific productivity *Responsible for presenting and reporting research results and publishing scientific results in key peer-reviewed journals in a timely manner *Ensure compliance with environment, safety, health and quality program requirements *Maintain strong commitment to the implementation and perpetuation of values and ethics
Internal Number: 190206
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