Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Instrumentation ScientistREF#: WC-S-7636-12-12-S
Budget Title: Project Director State Professional Position
Department: Economic DevelopmentState Line#: 34226
Grade: SL-4Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC*
Salary: Commensurate with experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!
Required Qualifications: PhD in Engineering/STEM discipline. Knowledge of Hazardous Chemical Storage, Handling, Shipping, and Waste Disposal. Ability to maintain and operate advanced technical instrumentation such as; atomic force microscope, Nano indenter, confocal microscope, ellipsometer, dynamic mechanical analyzer, thermal gravimetric analyzer, differential scanning calorimeter, photoresist spin caster, and thin film processing equipment. Ability to monitor usage, manage billing and track accounts handling fees. Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research, write technical reports or proposals.
Preferred Qualifications: Passed Stony Brook Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) Hazardous Waste Handling, Shipping and Disposal training courses, EH&S supervisor course, EH&S Biosafety Level 2 Course. Knowledge of conducting independent research.

Brief Description of Duties: The Instrumentation Scientist will operate, maintain, and upgrade experimental facility and become the primary interface with the EH&S department for the Advanced Energy Center (AEC) building.
  • Assist outside/inside users in performing measurements using the scanning force microscope, the nanoindentation attachments, and performing micro mechanical measurements and in coating/film preparation and characterization. Keep records of instrument use and generate invoices for users. Maintain scanning force microscope, nanoindentor, micromechanical measurement facility, film and coating processing laboratory; which includes ellipsometer, photoresist spinners, vacuum ovens and confocal and optical/metallurgical microscopes.
  • Monitor hazardous chemical storage and disposal for AEC building and maintain inventory of hazardous chemicals for the AEC building. Maintain records for all laboratories in the AEC indicating information relevant to EH&S reporting; i.e. contact information of PI and responsible individuals, general scope of work of the facility, hazardous materials or hazardous processes inside the laboratories and compliance with EH&S requirements for the safety training for personnel working in the laboratories. Assist researchers (students, staff, and faculty) to remain compliant with EH&S safety regulations. Interface with EH&S officers responsible for the AEC building, attend EH&S training sessions and seminars, and keep current of new university EH&S regulations.
  • Develop independent research program or activities related to the mission of the facility such as; providing instruction and/or instructional materials related to imaging/coatings/surface characterization /micro-nano mechanical measurements, submit grants for outside funding, propose procedures and protocols to enhance safety at the AEC.
  • Participate in National/International Conferences.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. *This position is located at Research and Development Park.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Kathleen Ferrell

Economic Development
Engineering Building, Room 127

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2200
Fax#: (631) 632-8205



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/14/2012, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Job Category: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).
Posting Date: 12/02/2012
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