SIMS Career Opportunity

Laboratory Manager Wanted
The NanoSIMS facility at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Close Date:  Open Until the Position is Filled

 Ming-Chang Liu



Institute of Earth Sciences at Academia Sinica, based in Taipei, Taiwan, seeks a manager for the Academy-wide CAMECA NanoSIMS 50L laboratory facility that will be installed in spring 2013. The members of the NanoSIMS laboratory come from various institutes of Academia Sinica, initially including Astronomy and Astrophysics, Earth Sciences and Environmental Changes, and will pursuit a range of research topics covering the aforementioned fields.

The manager will oversee day to day operations of the NanoSIMS including maintenance, troubleshooting, helping develop new analytical protocols, and training/assisting external users to obtain high quality data. Personal research is encouraged to the limit of time and manpower availability. Candidates should have at least a B.S. degree in Physics, Chemistry, Geosciences or Nuclear Engineering; an advanced degree is preferred. He or she should also have minimum two years of experience in analytically challenging research topics with mass spectrometry (e.g., SIMS, TOF-SIMS, TIMS, ICP-MS…etc.). Proficiency in English is required; knowledge in French is a plus. This position is initially for two years with a possibility of developing into a tenure-track research appointment. Salary and rank of the position offered will be commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should arrange a CV and at least two letters of recommendation to be sent to Ms. Anita Wu <>. The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled. Other inquiries and questions should be directed to Dr. Ming-Chang Liu <>.

Academia Sinica is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.












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