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Scientist, Nanoscience/Group Leader, Nanofabrication and Devices Group
Requisition Number: 407238 Location: Lemont, IL
Functional Area: Research and Development Division: NST-Nanoscience and Technology
Employment Category: Regular Shift: 8:30 - 5:00
Level (Grade): RDL1
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The Nanoscience and Technology Division/Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) at Argonne National Laboratory has an available Group Leader position for the Nanofabrication and Devices Group, funded through the Scientific User Facilities Division of the Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences. 

The prospective Group Leader will carry out and direct research in the areas of nanofabrication and nanoscale device development. A major responsibility will be to advance and contribute to the user science program in the CNM, particularly in the area of cleanroom nanofabrication processes. The Group Leader will manage, lead, and mentor a team of scientists and engineers in pursuit of these responsibilities.

We expect you to have:

  • A strong experimental background in nanofabrication technologies, cleanroom processes, nanoscale material sciences, and device physics is preferred.
  • Additional expertise in quantum science and engineering is beneficial.
  • Strong organization skills combined with the ability of communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with all levels of an organization are required.
  • Minimum education/experience requirements: A PhD and 6+ years of relevant experience. 

Interested candidates should send a detailed curriculum vitae including a list of publications and the names and addresses of three professional references through the Argonne web site at for requisition number NST 407238.             

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