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CORNELL LABORATORY FOR ACCELERATOR-BASED SCIENCES AND EDUCATION — CLASSE

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Communications Assistant V

Application
The Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE) studies particle beams and accelerators, photon science, particle physics and the early universe, and serves students, the public and scientists from Cornell and around the world. The research missions of this laboratory are in many respects unique in the world. The Communications Assistant IV serves the scientific mission by providing communications and marketing support to strengthen the unit’s brand identity and internal cohesion. Primary responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop creative, professional, and effective communication materials for CLASSE, the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), and the Center for Bright Beams (CBB).
  • Assist in enhancing CLASSE’s online presence with the goal of increasing public visibility, interest in, and engagement with the laboratory.
  • Enhance internal awareness of activities and people across CLASSE.
  • Create compelling and action-oriented written content for the CLASSE/CHESS/CBB websites, which captures and communicates the best features of each research area.
  • Administer and maintain the CHESS and CLASSE newsletters to internal and external audiences.
  • Work closely with the Science Communicator, Director of CLASSE, the Executive Director of Administration, and other CLASSE leadership in the coordination of the program objectives and goals.
  • Create, maintain, and administer content for webpages and other materials pertaining to CLASSE research.
  • Provide communication and other administrative support for CLASSE/CHESS communication activities and events as they may arise.
  • Manage all aspects of the position with a high degree of sound judgment, tact, and diplomacy, while fostering excellent relationships with all colleagues and users.
  • In a fast-paced and constantly evolving academic environment, continuously propose new communication solutions and options to maintain favorable internal and external perceptions of CLASSE’s accomplishments and strategic directions.

Position requires Associates degree and of 4 to 6 years of experience, or equivalent combination. Education and/or experience creating and maintaining written content for websites, social media, and newsletters. Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills, with an attention to detail and the ability to work effectively under deadline pressure. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities. Must maintain respectful, positive working relationships with all co-workers and the general public. Able to adapt to changing priorities, situations, and demands. Flexible and open to new ideas and approaches. Strong sense of effective design and ability to use relevant software: Adobe Suite, including Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, as well as other publishing software.

Preferred qualifies are a Bachelor’s degree and Cornell experience. Significant experience working with web design and layout. Prior experience working in a research scientific environment with academics.

For full consideration, please attach BOTH a resume and cover letter to application.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


String Theory Postdoc

The string theory group at Cornell invites applications for a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship to begin in fall 2020. The research interests of the string group include all aspects of string theory and AdS/CFT as well as cosmology, the conformal bootstrap, quantum field theory, and general relativity. The group includes faculty members Tom Hartman and Liam McAllister, as well as students and postdocs.

Applicants interested in the conformal bootstrap and related fields will also be considered for membership in the Simons Collaboration on the Nonperturbative Bootstrap (http://bootstrapcollaboration.com). These applicants are also encouraged to apply to the general collaboration posting at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15744.

Applications should be submitted at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15760 and should include a CV, a list of publications, a statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and will be accepted until Feb. 1, 2020 or the position is filled. For questions, please contact Katerina Malysheva at evm23@cornell.edu.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Please apply online at https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage (posting: WDR-00021984)


Postdoctoral Opportunity in Quantum Materials Research at CHESS

The Center for High Energy X-ray Science (CHEXS) at the Cornell High-Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) seeks a postdoctoral researcher in the field of Quantum Materials to join our scientific team. The successful candidate will perform quantitative analysis of diffuse scattering to understand short-ranged correlations and identify hidden orders in novel quantum systems. The position is affiliated with the newly constructed "Q-Mapping for Quantum Materials" or "QM2" beamline at CHESS. This is a yearly appointment, which can be renewed annually based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

What You Will Do:
  • Use X-rays to understand the interplay between structural, electronic and magnetic degrees of freedom in quantum materials.
  • Creatively contribute to the development of new synchrotron methods and techniques.
  • Communicate results through publications in peer reviewed journals and presentations at national and international conferences.

Requirements:
  • Ph.D. or equivalent in the physical sciences or engineering.
  • Strong background understanding of the physics of materials, demonstrated by track record of impactful publications.
  • Desire to work in a multidisciplinary research environment, interacting with researchers at all levels, including students and facility users.
  • Proficiency in science communication, written and oral, formal and informal.

Assets:
  • Prior experience in x-ray and/or neutron scattering at large user facilities
  • Prior experience with high performance computing and data-intensive research
  • Proficiency with scientific software (Python, C, SPEC, MATLAB, etc)

For further information about the position, please contact Jacob Ruff (jruff@cornell.edu). The posting will remain open until the position is filled. Applications received before November 15 are guaranteed full consideration. Applications should be submitted at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15062 and should include a Cover Letter, CV, List of Publications, Statement of Research Interests, and (3) letters of recommendation.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.