Director, Electron Microbeam Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
Depending on Qualifications
Jul 18, 2019
Sep 16, 2019
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The Department of Geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications at the Assistant, Associate, or Senior Scientist level to fill the Director’s position in the Eugene Cameron Electron Microprobe Laboratory ( This is a full-time, institutionally-supported position with competitive salary. The lab houses SX51 and SX5FE electron microprobes, a Hitachi S3400 VP scanning electron microscope, and a lab manager to assist with SEM maintenance and operations. The lab serves as a hub for interdisciplinary scientific inquiry, providing hands-on training of students from disciplines across campus. Additional departmental resources include two electronics engineers and a staffed thin-section lab. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Material Science, or related fields at time of appointment. Demonstrated ability and experience in the use of electron beam instruments for high-quality, quantitative analyses is required. Two or more years of daily hands-on management of an electron microprobe lab is preferred, as is demonstrated ability to pursue fundable research using electron microbeam instrumentation. Applicants should submit the following: (1) cover letter that includes your research statement, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information for three referees. Please apply by October 15, 2019 to guarantee full consideration, although applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For more information and to apply, go to: