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Postdoctoral Research Associate (Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ) Project - Near-threshold Photoemission Electron Spectroscopy.

The goal of this project is to investigate the physics of photoemission close to the photoemission threshold and apply it to develop materials that can deliver brighter electron beams. While being located at Arizona State University in Tempe, the successful candidate is expected to work collaboratively with researchers at various CBB participating institutes including Cornell University, UCLA and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab to develop novel diagnostics to measure extremely low energy (meV scale) angle resolved photoelectron distributions, use these diagnostics to study novel photoemission phenomena that occur very close to the photoemission threshold and finally utilize these effectively to design photo-emitters capable of delivering brighter electron beams. Phenomena relating to the breakdown of the sudden approximation, many-body effects (electron-phonon-photon/ two-photon emission) are of particular interest.

A Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in experimental physics, material science, or chemistry is required. The candidate should have a demonstrated track record of effectively communicating research through conference presentations and/or journal papers.

CLASSE Industrial Liaison
Primary responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

Advise and work closely with the Directors of CBB and CHESS on all matters relating to external strategic partnerships Advise and work closely with CLASSE leadership complementing the academic strength of these Cornell faculty members from the perspective of strategic engagement with the world Build and maintain channels of 2-way exchange of information with partner industries Cultivate and manage a continuous pipeline of industrial partners interested in utilizing CBB technologies Build supply-chain and/or connections to potential collaborators In coordination with CLASSE Director of Communications and Marketing, deliver value-added content, information and intellectual property through use of web media, publications, brochures, presentations Maintain accurate representation of the CBB and CHESSís research to which outside industry partners may seek to connect, which includes sensitivity to IP protected discoveries Build and maintain a working knowledge of CBB and CHESSís research activities in order to best represent the body of work to external audiences This position requires frequent travel

What education and skills will you need?

Bachelorís degree in science or engineering with 3 to 5 years of experience working at the interface between university and industry or equivalent combination. Experience in a Research and Development organization. Business writing skills and effective communication, leadership, and teamwork skills are essential. Capable of adapting to the changing needs of a research environment. Able to receive directions and to communicate effectively across all research groups in the department. Work effectively and cooperatively within a team environment.

Preferred, but not required: PhD or Masterís degree in physics, or science/engineering with strong outreach and business familiarity.