Post-Doctoral position in Electron Microbeam Analysis
Florida State University
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Type: Full Time
Commensurate with experience.
The Geochemistry program at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL), Florida State University (FSU), seeks a postdoctoral researcher in scanning electron microscopy and electron microbeam analysis. The candidate selected is expected to conduct research on the mineralogy and recovery of critical minerals, particularly rare earth elements. The initial appointment will be for one year, with renewal for up to two additional years conditional upon performance and availability of funding. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Facilities available include a FEI Helios FE-SEM equipped with an Oxford Instruments EDS system operating AZtec® software. A dedicated, compact SEM-EDS is being acquired. For further details on electron microscopy facilities at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory see https://nationalmaglab.org/magnet-development/magnet-science-technology/facilities-capabilities/. Other facilities available include alpha autoradiography (Beaquant-s), laser ablation, high resolution ICP-MS (Thermo Element 2™, Thermo Element XR™), ion chromatography, a Class-100 clean laboratory, gamma spectrometry and x-ray diffraction.
Interested applicants should submit a CV, statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of three references to Munir Humayun (email@example.com). Review of applications will begin April 24, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
The NHMFL is operated for the National Science Foundation by a collaboration of institutions comprising FSU, UF, and LANL. FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. We encourage women and all underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to apply. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:
The only facility of its kind in the United States, the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) is the largest and highest-powered magnet laboratory in the world. Every year, more than a thousand scientists from dozens of countries come to use our unique magnets with the support of highly experienced staff scientists and technicians. Thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation and the State of Florida, these researchers use our facilities for free, probing fundamental questions about materials, energy and life. Their findings result in more than 400 scientific publications a year in peer-reviewed journals such as Nature, Science and Physical Review Letters.