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Research Beam Line (RBL) Scientist for Analytical Scale Transmissions Electron Microscopy (TEM)

Job No: 509556
Area: Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Salary (FTE): Professional Level 08 ($98,298.92 – $110,376.42)
Work type: Full Time – Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia, University of Queensland, Australia

CMM operates a new state of the art Cs corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM)- the HF5000, which requires a highly skilled and experienced scientist/engineer who can both operate and maintain the instrument as well as prepare high quality specimens/samples for the physical sciences. The role will also provide support for CMM’s other TEM instruments: the Tecnai F20 and two Hitachi HT7700 in a team.

In addition the job holder will be required to train clients, supervise them while using the instrument and assist them in gathering the data and answers they require to further develop their research. In brief: manage, plan, coordinate and oversee EM projects in collaboration with CMM users.  Finally, the role includes a clear research component: the job holder will develop new protocols and methods for atomic scale structure determination via scanning transmission electron microscopy, pixelated detector applications as well in-situ sample testing and apply them to research projects.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

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