Postdoctoral Appointee – Autonomous Experiments Using High-Energy X-ray Diffraction
Job posting number: #7080532 (Ref:410325)
Posted: June 28, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Structural Science group (SRS) in the x-ray Science Division (XSD) at the Advanced Photon Source (APS) enables world-class research using high-energy x-rays by developing cutting edge x-ray instrumentation and techniques, and pursuing research in the physical, chemical, environmental, and materials sciences with a main emphasis on in situ and operando experiments. To accomplish this mission, SRS fully operates four independent beamlines in the photon energy range between 27 to 106 keV. We are currently seeking for a Postdoctoral Appointee to support the high-energy x-ray beamline 17-BM for a 2-year period. The beamline is dedicated to rapid data acquisition powder diffraction and total scattering experiments enabling pair distribution function (PDF) analysis.
The successful candidate will develop new approaches for materials discovery applying artificial intelligence for autonomous experiments, which includes synthesis of materials related to clean and sustainable energy storage and conversion.
The SRS group works closely with the “Scientific Software Engineering and Data Management” (SDM) group and the “Computational X-ray Science” (CXS) group at the APS offering opportunities to collaborate with experts in the field of computational applied science.
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