The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
25 days old
2018-06-212018-07-22

Materials Scientist - Quantum Materials (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking a Materials Scientist to conduct world\-leading creative research with a focus on quantum materials, quantum sensing, quantum information systems, or enabling technologies such as precise single\-ion implantation\. In this role, you will have the opportunity to conduct research in support of Sandias national security mission and to collaborate with external users from universities, industry, and other laboratories\.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Conduct research and support user projects in the areas of quantum materials
+ Lead a collaborative research program in basic and user\-inspired research to expand current and future CINT capabilities and strategic directions
+ Conduct research that will garner national/international peer recognition, lead to highly cited publications in major journals, develop new intellectual property, and have impact in important science and technology programs to tackle critical challenges in energy and national security
+ Provide guidance to the growing community of CINT users seeking to advance their own research
+ Engage in stimulating collaborations, develop new research programs that tap into expertise at Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories, and lead in the development of new nanoscience integration capabilities
+ Lead a small team of technicians and postdocs, to include development of team members through training, guidance towards substantial research contributions, and scientific publications

Required:

+ PhD in a relevant STEM discipline or Masters in a relevant STEM discipline plus 2 years relevant experience
+ Experience with quantum materials systems research
+ Good interpersonal skills as evidenced by a history of scientific publication in peer\-reviewed journals and external presentations at appropriate scientific conferences
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance

Desired:

+ Experience developing and cultivating productive scientific collaborations
+ Ongoing collaborations, involvement in professional scientific societies, invited presentations, and high\-impact publications
+ Experience working with or at a national user facility
+ Experience leading research programs and mentoring students or postdocs
+ Experience with grant and proposal writing

Department Description:

The Nanostructure Physics department \(01881\) is one of two departments at Sandia that are a part of The Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies \(CINT\)\. CINT is a Department of Energy/Office of Science Nanoscale Science Research Center operating as a national user facility committed to establishing the scientific principles that govern the design, performance, and integration of nanoscale materials\. Through its core facility in Albuquerque and gateway facility at Los Alamos, CINT provides users from academia, industry, and government labs, open access to the tools and expertise needed to explore the continuum from scientific discovery to the integration of nanostructures into the micro\- and macro world\. CINT is an equal partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Laboratory\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co\-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\.

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