State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNY Stony Brook)

Postdoctoral Associate (In situ synchrotron research)

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY, United States


The Department of Geosciences at Stony Brook University invites applications for a postdoctoral associate within any specialty of the general field of in situ synchrotron research. We seek a candidate with the potential to augment or build upon one or more of our current research strengths in areas such as in situ high pressure synthesis, in situ low temperature (< 250°C) studies of nano-mineral formation, and synthesis science applied to functional materials. Details of research interests can be found at and The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in the geo-, materials-sciences, chemistry, physics or closely related experimental field at the time of appointment and preference will be given to those with related experience in working with x-ray and/or neutron scattering at national synchrotron and/or neutron facilities. The successful candidate must also have the clear potential to establish an independent research program that would include mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students.

Details of the position and application procedure may be found at

Applications, should be sent by April 22, 2020 and questions should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Lars Ehm (

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