Scientist in Condensed Matter Physics

Argonne National Laboratory Materials Science Division

The Materials Science Division (MSD) of Argonne National Laboratory is seeking applicants for a research scientist position in experimental condensed matter physics.

Although exceptional candidates in all areas of experimental condensed matter physics will be considered, particular emphasis will be placed on expertise in quantum materials and their functionalities.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in a dynamic and collaborative environment of physicists, chemists, and materials scientists.

She or he will leverage the resources and expertise at Argonne to build and maintain a research group at the forefront of condensed matter science and to successfully pursue funding from appropriate sponsors to support their research activities.

We will consider candidates at all levels of experience; however, preference will be given to an internationally recognized mid-career scientist whose intellectual leadership is evidenced by an outstanding publication record, invited talks at major topical conferences, awards, and other recognition.

Position Requirements

Experience at a level typically achieved with a Ph.D. and at least five to ten years of research in academia, industry, or a national laboratory setting

Deep expertise and knowledge of experimental condensed matter physics

A background in transport, spectroscopic, optical, or synchrotron x-ray techniques is desirable but not required

The position will remain opened until filled; starting date is flexible, with a target of Fall 2023. RD 3: Bachelor’s and 8+ years, or Master’s and 6+ years, or Doctorate and 4+0 years of experience or equivalent RD 4: Bachelor’s and 12+ years, or Master’s and 7+ years, or Doctorate and 6+ years of experience or equivalent

Job Family Research Development (RD) Job Profile Physics 3 Worker Type Regular Time Type Full time

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