Brookhaven, New York, USA
The Neutron Scattering Group, led by John Tranquada, is currently soliciting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to collaborate on studies of magnetism and superconductivity in strongly-correlated-electron systems. Experiments, especially including inelastic neutron scattering, are performed at national user facilities, such as the Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, on crystals that are typically grown in our own labs. We also work closely with other groups in the Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Division.
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The job involves the planning and performance of neutron scattering experiments, including data collection and analysis, as well as writing up the results for publication. There may be opportunities for crystal growth.
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