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CORNELL LABORATORY FOR ACCELERATOR-BASED SCIENCES AND EDUCATION — CLASSE

Jobs at CLASSE

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CHESS Research Support Specialist (Hardware)

CHESS (Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source) is a subdivision of CLASSE that specializes in x-ray research. Visiting scientists from a variety of disciplines come to CHESS to utilize the high-energy x-rays to study various samples. CHESS staff provide technical support to visiting researchers and also maintain and upgrade the experimental facilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the maintenance, development, and improvement of experimental facilities.
  • Test new equipment, write documentation, and teach other staff how to use it.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of experiments and projects proposed by the user community.
  • Identify experimental needs and contribute to design and fabrication of specialized hardware.
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with staff and teams.
  • Contribute to the culture and practice of laboratory safety.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelorís degree in scientific or technical field (physical sciences, computer science or engineering preferred) and at least three years of related work experience or post-graduate education is required. General laboratory skills including hands-on experience with computer, mechanical, biochemical, and/or electronic equipment. Good communication and self-learning skills. Must be able to work occasional evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Experience with mechanical design. Capable of adapting to the changing needs of a research environment. Able to receive directions and to communicate effectively across all research groups within the department. Work effectively and cooperatively within a team environment. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience using AutoCAD inventor to design mechanical parts and assemblies and generate machine drawings. Familiarity with basic concepts of mechanical or structural engineering, motorized control. Experience in a customer or professional service/support setting.

Application Information:

Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position. Please apply online at https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage (posting #WDR-00019802).

CHESS Research Support Specialist (Software)

CHESS (Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source) is a subdivision of CLASSE that specializes in x-ray research. Visiting scientists from a variety of disciplines come to CHESS to utilize the high-energy x-rays to study various samples. CHESS staff provide technical support to visiting researchers and also maintain and upgrade the experimental facilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the maintenance, development, and improvement of experimental facilities.
  • Test new equipment, write documentation, and teach other staff how to use it.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of experiments and projects proposed by the user community.
  • Plan, propose, and execute improvements to the software and computing infrastructure required to collect high-quality data.
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with staff and teams.
  • Contribute to the culture and practice of laboratory safety.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelorís degree in scientific or technical field (physical sciences, computer science or engineering preferred) and at least three years of related work experience or post-graduate education is required. General laboratory skills including hands-on experience with computer, mechanical, biochemical, and/or electronic equipment. Good communication and self-learning skills. Must be able to work occasional evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Computer and programming skills required. Capable of adapting to the changing needs of a research environment. Able to receive directions and to communicate effectively across all research groups within the department. Work effectively and cooperatively within a team environment. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Linux, Python, Matlab programming preferred, especially related to hardware control and data analysis. Experience in a customer or professional service/support setting.

Application Information:

Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position. Please apply online at https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage (posting #WDR-00019801).

Education and Outreach Manager

CLASSE seeks an Extension Support Specialist II (Education and Outreach Manager) to:

- Oversee the Education and Outreach for the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS). Coordinate with other similar programs across the Cornell campus.

- Provide support for hands-on X-ray beamline workshops. Organize speakers, scheduling, communications, etc.

- Manage/Conduct Wilson Laboratory tours including, scheduling, organizing logistics (dosimeter, video, etc.), and guiding groups or assigning students/faculty tour guides.

- Act as program coordinator for SERCCS, SUnRiSE, PREM, REU summer programs.

- Work with CHEXS Education/Outreach Faculty Advisor and REU Director to develop and implement activities for summer programs such as tours, scientific lectures, safety, housing, computers, etc.

- Support summer students by checking in regularly on research progress, satisfaction, etc. Ensure students have a positive summer experience.

- Coordinate with campus, community and lab outreach programs to facilitate outreach opportunities for CLASSE students and post-docs.

- Work with the CLASSE Communications team to develop websites, videos and other media that share the excitement of our science with the public.

- Supervise .5FTE employee in charge of Lending Library.

- Monitor budgets and actual expenses for Education and Outreach.

Knowledge/Experience Requirements:

A successful candidate will have a bachelorís degree in science, education or other relevant field with at least 3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. They must have previous program development and/or program management experience, the ability to work with individuals from a diverse cultural background, and the ability to work in a fast-paced setting. Excellent communication, time-management, relationship-building, and organizational skills. Capable of adapting to the changing needs to a research environment, and be able to receive directions and to communicated effectively across all research groups in the department.

Application Information:

Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position. Please apply online at https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage (posting #WDR-00018907).