Research Support

The Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute at UBC is seeking candidates for several Research Associate positions. Please scroll down to view the details of the positions.

Available positions:

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPY

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – MANY BODY NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – VAN DER WAALS HETEROSTRUCTURES

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – TOPOLOGICAL DEVICES

RESEARCH ENGINEER – NANOPHOTONICS

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE MOLECULAR BEAM EPITAXY

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN – THIN FILM GROWTH

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – SCIENTIST, MATERIALS ELECTRON MICROSCOPY


RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPY

The Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute at UBC is seeking candidates for PhD-level scientific research staff to support activity in Scanning Probe Microscopy. This multi-year position as a Research Associate will support the Institute’s Principle Investigators working on research involving the design, development, and usage of a range of scanning probe instruments. Existing infrastructure in this group includes two 4 Kelvin low temperature AFM/STMs, an ultra-low-temperature STM integrated with an MBE, plus room temperature AFM/STM. Development is under way for a 1 Kelvin AFM/STM and a multi-probe SPM. Areas of research include transition metal oxides, chalcogenides and arsenides, graphene, single molecules, organic thin films, and other nanoscale structures.

SBQMI is a world-leading venture into research of systems and phenomena involving quantum materials. We believe in the power of collaboration to fuel the search for creative solutions and, in addition to building a strong interdisciplinary team of experimentalists and theorists from physics, chemistry and applied science, have established thriving partnerships with TRIUMF, the Canadian Light Source, the Max Planck Society, and many other world leading institutions.

The successful candidate will thrive in our collegial culture and will bring the following qualifications to the role:

  • A PhD in an area relevant to the research pursuits of SBQMI;
  • Minimum of 2 years of postdoctoral experience;
  • Patents and/or publications in reputable scientific journals;
  • Demonstrated capacity to pursue research independently;
  • Experience mentoring students or staff; and
  • Well-established expertise in low-temperature, ultrahigh vacuum scanning probe microscopy (SPM), plus related techniques such as:
    • quasiparticle interference measurements and/or spectroscopic imaging STM
    • spin-polarized STM
    • time-resolved STM and/or EPR-STM
    • atomic resolution non-contact atomic force microscopy (nc-AFM), e.g. via tip-functionalized imaging
    • magnetic force microscopy
    • instrumentation development
    • dilution refrigerator STM and/or AFM
    • multiprobe STM/SPM
    • complementary electronic structure characterization (e.g. ARPES)
    • in situ film growth (e.g. MBE, organic growth, self-assembly, surface chemistry)

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to push the boundaries of knowledge and create world changing devices, send your CV, with a covering letter to spcjob@nullqmi.ubc.ca .

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC offers a competitive benefits package including extended medical, dental, life insurance, and pension.

For more information about SBQMI: www.qmi.ubc.ca
For more information about Vancouver: http://www.tourismvancouver.com/

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – MANY BODY NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES

The Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute at UBC is seeking PhD-level Scientific Research staff to support its Condensed Matter Theory Group in development of modern computational techniques for strongly correlated many-body systems such as DMRG, QMC and ED. This multi-year Research Associate position will support the Institute’s Principal Investigators whose program is focused on Many-body systems, work collaboratively with the SBQMI Experimentalists, and develop vigorous independent research program aligned with SBQMI interests. The successful candidate will also support the SBQMI research team by contributing to writing and publishing articles in top-tier journals, and mentoring SBQMI students and postdocs who wish to develop advanced numerical skills.

SBQMI is a world-leading venture into research of systems and phenomena involving quantum materials. We believe in the power of collaboration to fuel the search for creative solutions and, in addition to building a strong interdisciplinary team of experimentalists and theorists from physics, chemistry and applied science, have established thriving partnerships with TRIUMF, the Canadian Light Source, the Max Planck Society, and many other world leading institutions.

The successful candidate will thrive in our collegial culture and will bring the following qualifications to the role:

  • PhD in Physics, specializing in modern computational many-body techniques, including ideally DMRG, QMC and ED.
  • Several years (minimum 3) of postdoctoral or equivalent experience.
  • Strong publication record in the field
  • Experience leading research projects
  • Ability to pursue an independent research program aligned with SBQMI interests
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience mentoring students strongly desired
  • Recognition as a top scientist in a particular field of research

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity send your CV, with a cover letter to csjob@nullqmi.ubc.ca . In the subject line please include “RA-MBNT” and your name.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC offers a competitive benefits package including extended medical, dental, life insurance, and pension.

For more information about SBQMI: www.qmi.ubc.ca
For more information about Vancouver: http://www.tourismvancouver.com/

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – VAN DER WAALS HETEROSTRUCTURES

The Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute at UBC is seeking PhD-level Scientific Research staff to support a new research thrust in the development of novel quantum electronic materials – van der Waals heterostructures – composed of graphene, hexagonal boron nitride, metal dichalcogenides, and/or one of various cleavable superconductors. This multi-year position as a Research Associate will support the Institute’s Principal Investigators developing materials hosting novel quantum electronic states, and measurement of nanoscale electronic structures built from these materials, whose device characteristics display remarkable new paradigms of operation.

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator(s) working on this project, the successful candidate will: mentor a team of students and postdocs exploring these remarkable materials, support multiple research groups including transport, scanning probe microscopy, ARPES, and/or optoelectronic investigations; master stacking techniques and device lithography strategies that are optimized for various sets of Van der Waals materials; operate, administer and improve the infrastructure required to build Van der Waals heterostructures; and coordinate and interpret measurements.

SBQMI is a world-leading venture into research of systems and phenomena involving quantum materials. We believe in the power of collaboration to fuel the search for creative solutions and, in addition to building a strong interdisciplinary team of experimentalists and theorists from physics, chemistry and applied science, have established active partnerships with TRIUMF, the Canadian Light Source, the Max Planck Society, and many other world leading institutions.

The successful candidate will thrive in our collegial culture and will bring the following qualifications to the role:

  • PhD in Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a research, or research and development environment;
  • Publications in reputable scientific journals;
  • Have built a strong reputation for expertise in advanced materials (Van der Waals crystals such as graphite preferred), and additional demonstrated success in a related materials area;
  • Nanofabrication expertise
  • Cryogenic experimentation experience preferred;
  • Demonstrated capacity to pursue independent research;
  • Experience leading research projects;
  • Experience supervising students or staff;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary, highly collaborative environment where resources and expertise are shared.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to push the boundaries of knowledge and create world changing devices, send your CV, with a covering letter to csjob@nullqmi.ubc.ca. In the subject line please include “RA-VDW” and your full name.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC offers a competitive benefits package including extended medical, dental, life insurance, and pension.

For more information about SBQMI: www.qmi.ubc.ca
For more information about Vancouver: http://www.tourismvancouver.com/

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – TOPOLOGICAL DEVICES

The Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute at UBC is seeking PhD-level Scientific Research staff to support our investigations of novel materials and devices based on exotic quantum electronic states. This multi-year Research Associate position will support the Institute’s Principle Investigators researching devices based on topologically non-trivial states, contributing to each stage of experimentation from planning to publication.

The Research Associate in Topological Devices will help to formulate and lead research projects that extend SBQMI’s program in this area:  oversee nanofabrication and ultra-low temperature measurement of devices; contribute to writing and publishing articles in top-tier journals; mentor SBQMI students and postdoctoral fellows; and collaborate with other national and international academic institutions, government, and industry organizations.  As well, the Research Associate will interface with other SBQMI researchers and theorists developing new ideas for devices and their applications, and investigating new topological materials that could form the basis of future devices.

SBQMI is a world-leading venture researching systems and phenomena involving quantum materials and devices.  We believe in the power of collaboration to fuel the search for creative solutions.  In addition to building a strong interdisciplinary team of experimentalists and theorists from physics, chemistry and applied science at UBC, we have established strong and active partnerships with TRIUMF, the Canadian Light Source, the Max Planck Society, and many other elite research institutions.

The successful candidate will thrive in our collegial culture and will bring the following qualifications to the role:

  • PhD in Physics or other relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years of postgraduate experience in a research, or research and development, environment;
  • Patents and/or publications in reputable scientific journals;
  • A strong reputation in quantum device measurements, preferably including those based on topological non-trivial systems;
  • Experience in nanofabrication of devices based on advanced quantum materials;
  • Demonstrated capacity to pursue independent research;
  • Experience leading research projects;
  • Experience supervising students or staff.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to push the boundaries of knowledge and create a new paradigm of electronic devices, send your CV, with a covering letter to csjob@nullqmi.ubc.ca. In the subject line please include “RA-TD” and your full name.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC offers a competitive benefits package including extended medical, dental, life insurance, and pension.

For more information about SBQMI: www.qmi.ubc.ca
For more information about Vancouver: http://www.tourismvancouver.com/

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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RESEARCH ENGINEER – NANOPHOTONICS

The Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute at UBC (SBQMI) is a world-leading venture into research of systems and phenomena explicitly involving quantum mechanics. One of its interests is the development of a quantum information processing platform based on silicon photonic circuits.

Under the direction of the Principle Investigator(s) working on this project, the Research Engineer, Nanophotonics (REN) will oversee all aspects of fabricating complex silicon circuits using SBQMI’s Electron-Beam lithography and nanofabrication facilities and, where necessary, external facilities. This includes working with the Principle Investigators and other researchers to design and realize high-performance, fabrication-tolerant circuit elements by developing thorough process flow sequences and the underlying sub-processes. This work will be done in part by the REN, and in conjunction with students and postdocs who will receive fabrication training from the REN. The REN is expected to prepare manuscripts for articles published in top-tier journals, and to act as a mentor for SBQMI students and postdoctoral fellows. From time to time the Research Engineer will collaborate with other national and international academic institutions, government, and industry organizations, attend conferences and workshops to gather and disseminate knowledge of advances in photonic based quantum information processing, and may write portions of grant applications to fund research activities.

ORGANIZATIONAL STATUS

The Research Engineer, Nanophotonics reports to the SBQMI Principle Investigator(s) whose research area most closely matches in expertise, and provides support to other SBQMI Principle Investigators and Researchers as requested. The REN makes decisions regarding process development and process flow for a variety of projects, and gives directions for the design, construction and maintenance of equipment and infrastructure required for these projects.

WORK PERFORMED

Research

– Collaborate with the Members and Associate Members of SBQMI in defining and executing research sub-projects related to the overarching goals of the nanophotonics PIs, contributing knowledge and expertise as requested; maintain awareness of current and upcoming major projects and provide expert advice regarding infrastructure and resource requirements and deployment for those projects that are of the highest priority;

– Oversee the fabrication of complex photonic silicon circuits – from development of conceptual designs, to transfer to fabrication-ready file formats, to fabrication; develop efficient and effective processes and process flows that can be used by trained team members in support of the effort to develop silicon opto-electronic circuits for quantum based information processing;

– By staying current with international trends and developments in the field, will identify issues, opportunities, and new directions related to nanofabrication research in nanophotonics,

– Research and develop new experimental research techniques that will increase and maintain scientific excellence; prepare reports on these, and other, research activities;

– Publish findings; maintain records of research activities and outcomes; prepare official research reports and statistics to support SBQMI and UBC performance related metrics and other university related administrative requirements;

Facilities Operation

– Participate on relevant committees such as those determining infrastructure and space requirements, new projects, redevelopment of existing space, and health and safety.

Fostering Learning

– Provide scientific advice and mentoring to students and other researchers on fabrication software and hardware tools, processing techniques and strategies, and how these impact device/circuit design and testing;

– Attend relevant conferences and workshops to gather new knowledge and/or to present results of SBQMI research; build and maintain networks of experts in the field in order to further the knowledge and research activities of SBQMI;

CONSEQUENCE OF ERROR

To retain its standing as a UBC Centre of Excellence, SBQMI must demonstrate its potential to move from internationally excellent to globally exceptional, both in terms of academic impact and translational impact.

Ultimately, errors in judgement that lead to the inability to complete research projects in a timely and effective manner could mean that SBQMI Centre of Excellence will not meet the required deliverables to secure additional funding and/or revenues.

Poor decisions or errors in judgement may also result in unreliable results in experiments and research, experiments being postponed or cancelled, or major damage to property and safety of persons.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works independently, in consultation with faculty members. Is called upon to use unique and highly advanced scientific and technical knowledge to resolve complex problems that have not been previously encountered and do not have established methods, principles or guidelines to for resolution – develops these as necessary and documents the process.

SUPERVISION GIVEN

Provides ongoing support, advice, and mentoring to students and postdoctoral researchers.

QUALIFICATIONS

Undergraduate degree in Engineering or Applied Science. Graduate degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics.

Experience in a research and/or research and development environment required;

Extensive experience and fluency in use of photonic device design, layout, fabrication and characterization tools;

Experience with photonic circuits;

Experience with characterization metrics and circuits;

Demonstrated ability to develop processes and procedures that will assist in the resolution of a particular experimental question or problem;

Excellent communication skills.

 

Please apply online at www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/25659

Salary range is $46,473 (minimum) – $66,947 annually. UBC offers a competitive benefits package including extended medical, dental, life insurance, professional development funding and pension.

 

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


RESEARCH ASSOCIATE MOLECULAR BEAM EPITAXY

The Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute at UBC is seeking PhD-level Scientific Research staff to support activity in the development of new materials through the use of Molecular Beam Epitaxy. This multi-year position as a Research Associate will support not only SBQMI’s interest in growth of films and heterostructures, it will also connect to a range of experimental techniques suited to the study of these structures, such as ARPES and STM. The successful candidate will work with the Principal Investigators and other researchers to maintain and exploit existing film growth infrastructure, as well as developing and constructing new systems for the growth of a wide range of transition metal and rare earth compounds.

The Research Associate will identify and conduct research projects that extend SBQMI’s expertise in the study of thin films and heterostructures; contribute to writing and publishing articles in top-tier journals; train and mentor SBQMI students and postdoctoral fellows; and collaborate with other national and international academic institutions, government, and industry organizations.

SBQMI is a world-leading venture into research of systems and phenomena involving quantum materials. We believe in the power of collaboration to fuel the search for creative solutions and, in addition to building a strong interdisciplinary team of experimentalists and theorists from physics, chemistry and applied science, have established strong and active partnerships with TRIUMF, the Canadian Light Source, the Max Planck Society, and many other world leading institutions.

The successful candidate will thrive in our collegial culture and will bring the following qualifications to the role:

  • PhD. in Condensed Matter Physics or other area relevant to the research pursuits of SBQMI;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a research, or research and development environment;
  • Patents and/or publications in reputable scientific journals;
  • Demonstrated capacity to pursue independent research;
  • Experience mentoring students or staff.
  • Extensive experience building, maintaining, and modifying infrastructure used for the growth of films by MBE;
  • Extensive experience in the growth of thin films and heterostructures of transition metal and rare earth compounds;
  • Experience with a variety of other characterization techniques such as in situ LEED and RHEED, transport and magnetic properties, X-ray diffraction and X-ray scattering;
  • Knowledge of other film growth techniques such as Pulsed Laser deposition and Sputtering
  • Knowledge of crystal and electronic structure, and physical properties of transition metal and rare earth compounds

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to push the boundaries of knowledge and create world changing devices, send your CV, a statement of research interests, and a covering letter to spcjob@nullqmi.ubc.ca. In the subject line please include “RA-MBE” and your name. You should arrange for three letters of reference to be directly submitted, also by e-mail to spcjob@nullqmi.ubc.ca.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC offers a competitive benefits package including extended medical, dental, life insurance, and pension.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


RESEARCH TECHNICIAN – THIN FILM GROWTH

The Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute (SBQMI) at the University of British Columbia is a world-leading venture into research of systems and phenomena explicitly involving quantum mechanics. One of its core areas of strength is research into the use of thin film growth techniques to develop functional materials for applications in a wide range of fields such as clean energy, electronic and photonic devices, and sensing.

This position provides research support for multidisciplinary scientific projects by performing regular thin film deposition experiments utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and techniques.  The Research Technician Thin Film Growth (RT-TFG) will primarily support the Berlinguette group (Chemistry), in addition to research groups in a variety of disciplines requiring film-growth expertise. They will work with researchers to determine the appropriate techniques and experimental conditions to deliver research-quality materials.  Working with a variety of research groups at the Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute, the position will span work on a variety of differing substrates, scales, and film materials.

The RT-TFG will also contribute to writing and publishing articles in top-tier journals, mentoring SBQMI students, and collaborating with other national and international academic institutions, government, and industry organizations.  Other activities include attending conferences and workshops to gather and disseminate knowledge of advances in thin film research and participation in writing and submission of grants to fund research activities.

ORGANIZATIONAL STATUS

The Research Technician, Thin Film Growth reports to the SBQMI Operations Manager and the Principle Investigator conducting research into thin film growth. Also provides support to other SBQMI Principle Investigators as requested.  The RT-TFG will work directly with researchers, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students and will have no supervisory duties.

WORK PERFORMED

Conduct  research and experimentation to develop appropriate protocols for deposition and achieve explicit scientific targets as defined by relevant researchers;

Perform thin-film growth experiments utilizing standard research techniques, including:

  • atomic layer deposition instrumentation;
  • sputtering instrumentation;
  • novel photo-decomposition methods; and,
  • solution-deposition methods utilizing a materials printer.

Contribute significantly to:

  • Equipment & instrument maintenance;
  • Characterization of thin film products; and/or,
  • Development of new deposition precursors for atomic layer deposition and/or materials printing.

Assist in contributing to and maintaining digital repositories of information under the guidance of research teams;

Maintain records of research activities and outcomes;

Prepare and write reports pertinent to experiments, as requested by the supervisor and/or senior researchers.

Participate on relevant committees such as those determining project and space requirements, new projects, and redevelopment of existing space.

Ensure that equipment and laboratories used in the course of experiments are well maintained and the processes and procedures related to use of space and/or equipment are followed.

Provide scientific advice and mentoring to students;

Attend relevant conferences and workshops to gather new knowledge and/or to present results of SBQMI research.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator leading research in thin film growth, and in consultation with faculty members. Is called upon to use unique and highly advanced technical knowledge to resolve complex scientific and technical problems that have not been previously encountered and do not have established methods, principles or guidelines to follow for resolution – develops these as necessary and documents the process.

QUALIFICATIONS

Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline or graduation from a technical college or institute. Undergraduate degree in Materials Science/Engineering, Chemistry or a related field

Minimum of 3 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Demonstrated hands-on proficiency with Atomic Layer deposition
Demonstrated ability to develop novel, high-quality thin film materials
Experience with other film deposition techniques such as sputtering, photo-deposition, and solution deposition
Experience with maintaining facilities and equipment
Experience with lithography techniques
Experience with analysis techniques such as powder X-ray crystallography, electron microscopy, and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy would be an asset
Demonstrated skills utilizing Microsoft Office; Google Docs; iWork, or similar.

 

Please apply online at www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/26064

Salary range is $42,634 (minimum) – $50,355 annually. UBC offers a competitive benefits package including extended medical, dental, life insurance, professional development funding and pension.

 

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – SCIENTIST, MATERIALS ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

The Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute at UBC is seeking a candidate for PhD-level Scientific Research utilizing state of the art Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), including electron energy loss spectroscopy and a variety of other electron microscopy related techniques for materials characterization. This multi-year position will support the Institute’s Principle Investigators, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows by: designing, setting up, and managing the facilities and infrastructure; assisting in the use of a wide variety of electron microscopy techniques; and initiating independent research activity in Quantum Materials.

The successful candidate will also train and mentor graduate students, technicians and other researchers in the use of TEM and various other microscopy and characterization techniques, organize workshops, prepare and write publications on research results, support SBQMI’s grant application process, present at international conferences, and work collaboratively with industry in the technology transfer process.

SBQMI is a world-leading venture into research of systems and phenomena involving quantum materials. We believe in the power of collaboration to fuel the search for creative solutions and, in addition to building a strong interdisciplinary team of experimentalists and theorists from physics, chemistry and applied science, we have established thriving partnerships with TRIUMF, the Canadian Light Source, the Max Planck Society, and many other world-leading institutions.

The successful candidate will thrive in our collegial culture and will bring the following qualifications to the role:

  • PhD in Physics focused on TEM and other Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy Techniques
  • Significant years of experience modelling and characterizing quantum materials at the molecular level using analytical techniques such as Transmission Electron Microscopy, Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy, X-ray and Optical spectroscopy
  • Significant experience designing, setting up, and managing a TEM research facility including overseeing purchase and installation of equipment and budgeting
  • Experience with sample preparation techniques
  • Experience developing experimental, computational and analytical methods for the interpretation of results obtained with electron microscopy techniques.
  • Extensive history of publications in top journals
  • Experience in instructing and supervising users in electron microscopy
  • Extensive experience writing research grant proposals
  • Demonstrated interest in, and ability to, work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team

 

To Apply: If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to push the boundaries of knowledge and create world changing devices, send your CV, a statement of research interests, and a covering letter to www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/26164

Compensation and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC offers a competitive benefits package including extended medical, dental, life insurance, professional development funding and pension.

For more information about SBQMI: www.qmi.ubc.ca
For more information about Vancouver: http://www.tourismvancouver.com/

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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