Staff Scientist/Postdoc
Troy, Michigan USA
RHK Technology, Inc provides integrated UHV AFM/STM surface science systems customized for advanced research in universities and government labs around the world. RHK has a proud 40 year history of market-leading technology and solid engineering. We have an immediate opening for a Staff Scientist or Postdoc based in our Troy, Michigan headquarters. The Postdoc position would be in partnership with Oakland University. To learn more about RHK, please visit www.rhk-tech.com.

Position Summary:

  1. Work as part of the SPM team to assemble, test and install RHK’s Scanning Probe Microscopes in customer’s labs around the world.
  2. Assist with Customer Technical Support via phone, email and in person.
  3. Assist in generating documentation on the use and support of company’s products.
  4. Demonstrate products, provide training, deliver technical presentations, assess and compare needs and competing solutions, and assist with quotes and follow up to help close sales.
  5. Work internally and with customers to improve product performance and capabilities.Develop new applications, configurations and contribute to new product directions.
The candidate will have


  1. 2-4 years extensive hands-on use and operation of all aspects of SPM (scanning probe microscopes), and related hardware and software.UHV SPM and RHK brands and models preferred.
  2. Hands-on experience building and maintaining UHV and cryogenic SPMs strongly preferred.
  3. Experience with atomic resolution NCAFM in UHV and cryogenic environments strongly preferred.
  4. Knowledge of and experience with other surface science analytical instruments and deposition tool helpful.
  5. Able to effectively demonstrate and support complex hardware and software.
  6. Travel: Domestic and International travel will be required.


  • PhD in physics, material science, chemistry, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or related field.

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