23. January 2015 - NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR)
Sample Environment Position
Sample Environment Position
23. January 2015 - NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR)
Sample Environment Position
Sample Environment Position
Employer
NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR)
Location

Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

Introduction

The NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) is seeking an associate to operate and maintain sample environment equipment for neutron scattering research. The NCNR is a national user facility that develops and makes available to the general scientific community advanced neutron instrumentation. The role of sample environment staff is to enable users of the NCNR to perform scattering experiments subjecting their samples to extreme temperatures, pressures, and fields.

Job description

The applicant will be primarily responsible for preparing and operating the equipment during the course of an experiment along with general maintenance.
Other duties will include instructing non-experts in correct techniques and safe operation of equipment, troubleshooting electronics and software problems, and maintenance of sample environment group areas including inventory and restocking of supplies.
The position is full time.

Requested Profile

A minimum of 2 years of experience with one or more of the following equipment is required: superconducting magnets, He-3 dilution refrigerators, and cryostats.

The position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, materials science, engineering, or physics. Successful candidates must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication, organizational and mechanical skills, as well as proficiency with general computing environments. They must be able to work effectively in a team as well as efficiently perform assigned independent tasks.

Contact
Name

Yamali Hernandez

E-Mail
Address

100 Bureau Dr. Bldg. 235
Gaithersburg, MD 20899

How to Apply

Expressions of interest along with a resume should be sent (preferably electronically) to:

Yamali Hernandez

100 Bureau Dr. Bldg. 235
Gaithersburg, MD 20899

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