[Neutron] ORNL10-137-NSSD: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Neutron Scattering

Smith, Deborah Ann smithda at ornl.gov
Fri Jun 25 19:13:17 CEST 2010

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Neutron Scattering
Neutron Scattering Sciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, Tennessee


Project Description:
The Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Department of
Physics, Indiana University seek to fill a postdoctoral research associate position in neutron
scattering studies of soft-condensed matter systems such as dense colloids, artificial
membranes and nano-structured films.
The candidate must have completed a PhD degree in Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry,
Chemical Engineering or a related field not earlier than 2006. The candidate should have
strong expertise in materials characterization using scattering techniques such as neutron, x-ray
or light scattering. The candidate is expected to work in an interdisciplinary environment
with researchers having different scientific backgrounds. The candidate should be a self-starter,
able to work independently and participate creatively in refining program directions.
Presentations at national meetings and publication of scientific results in peer-reviewed
journals are expected. The candidate must have good oral and written communication skills
in English, and be able to interact effectively with a broad range of colleagues.
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. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Technical Questions:
Questions about this position may be addressed to Prof. Roger Pynn at rpynn at indiana.edu.
Please reference the position title and number when corresponding about this position.
How to Apply:
Qualified applicants must apply online at https://www2.orau.gov/ORNL_POST/. 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.

Deborah Ann Smith CPS
Neutron Scattering Science Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Building 8600, MS-6475, Room C-486
Post Office Box 2008
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
Phone: (865) 576-5736
Cell: (865) 851-5173
Fax: (865)-574-6080<mailto:241-5177 at fax.ornl.gov>
Email: smithda at ornl.gov

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