XFEL Biophysics Experimentalist
The Department of Physics at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks applicants for a postdoctoral position in the development of new sample-delivery methods for time-resolved X-ray diffraction of biological samples using X-ray free-electron lasers. The successful applicants will become part of an interdisciplinary team at ASU working on solving important biological questions using XFELs, funded by the NSF's BioXFEL program, which supports this project at six campuses (see https://www.bioxfel.org ).
The successful candidate will work in a new well-supported laboratory under the direction of Professors Spence and Weierstall. The techniques of interest are mixing jets for both protein nanocrystals and solutions, and similar systems for snapshot solution scattering. A new two-photon 3D printer is available for this project with sub-micron spatial resolution, together with precision grinding facilities.
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To apply, please submit as a single PDF document: (1) a cover letter which includes the names and email addresses of three references, (2) a curriculum vitae with a list of publications. PDF application materials should be submitted via the employment application portal found at https://physics.asu.edu/about/employment-opportunities.
Applications will be reviewed beginning August 30, 2016; if not filled, every week thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.