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Position available at SSRL

Protein Crystallography at SSRL xray at biosg1.slac.stanford.edu
Thu Jan 16 15:35:03 EST 1997

Scientific & Engineering Associate I to assist in the running of x-ray
crystallography research facilities

The Biotechnology Group at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory 
(SSRL, a division of SLAC) has an opening for a Scientific and 
Engineering Associate I to assist with the running of the x-ray 
crystallography facilities.  Will assist Ph.D. Scientists with the 
operation and maintenance of these facilities which include computer-
controlled instrumentation, x-ray optics and detectors, cryogenic 
systems, and data processing software.  Will provide user training to 
visiting scientists.  Will diagnose problems, trouble-shoot and repair 
experimental equipment. Will participate in the design of new 
instrumentation in close coordination with the scientific staff.  Will 
also coordinate and oversee the procurement, fabrication, assembly,
installation and testing of instrumentation.  Initially, will 
participate in the development and commissioning of two new experimental 

The candidate should have a B.S. degree or equivalent (as well as 
demonstrated experience) in a scientific, engineering or technical field 
and have good written and verbal communication skills or an equivalent 
combination of education and experience.  Previous experience with 
computer systems is required.  A technical understanding of electronic 
and mechanical instrumentation and experience in component design are
required.  Salary, $44K - $56K, determined by previous experience.  Full
Stanford University staff benefits.  Interested applicants should send
names and phone numbers of three referees, to 

Mike Soltis
Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory
P.O. Box 4349, MS 69
Stanford, CA 94309-0210
xray at biosg1.slac.stanford.edu
(415)926-4100 (fax)

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