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Research Associate Position in the UBC Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Group

Applicants are invited for a Research Associate position at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada, starting Sept. 11, 2012.

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position in the Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Laboratory at the Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Lab (AMPEL) of the University of British Columbia. The group is active in the area of imaging and spectroscopy of macromolecular assemblies on surfaces as well as scanning tunneling spectroscopy of transition metal oxides. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and extensive postdoctoral experience in scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy. In particular, applicants must have (at a minimum) experience building a low temperature scanning tunneling microscope, ultra-high vacuum systems and in situ deposition of molecules and ultrathin films. The successful applicant is expected to take a leading role in the development, construction, and operation of a new low temperature scanning microscopy lab aimed at high-resolution spectroscopic studies of molecules and oxides.

All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. Applicants should complete the online application form here: https://secure.physics.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/Jobs/Apply (please accept the security certificate) making sure to select the Research Associate, UBC Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Group FAC-2012-06 and have at least 2 reference letters in support of your application be sent to:jobs(AT)phas.ubc.ca. Please ensure that the letters quote competition Fac-2012-06. Applications will be reviewed starting Aug. 29, 2012.

Salary will be competitive, and dependent upon experience. The appointment should begin in Sept. 11, 2012 and will be reviewed annually, subject to budgetary confirmation and mutual agreement.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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