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Post-Doctoral Researcher

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Drexel

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

This position requires a strong experimentalist with demonstrated experience in synthesis and processing of 2D materials for electronic applications. The selected candidate should have a background understanding and characterizing electronic properties of materials, have experience working in a clean room environment, and at synchrotron sources. Experience with XAS, PPMS, AFM, XPS, and with magnetic characterization is a plus.

Applicants must complete all degree requirements before starting their appointment.
This appointment is offered for one year with the possibility of an extension of up to 3 years.

Essential Functions
  • The research will involve synthesis and chemical modification of two-dimensional transition metal carbides and nitrides (MXenes).
  • Other duties include but not limited to writing reports and managing the research project.
  • Supervise graduate and undergraduate students
  • Presentations at national/international meetings and publication of scientific results in high profile peer-reviewed journals are expected.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently
  • Participate creatively in refining program directions
  • The candidate must have good oral and written communication skills and be able to interact effectively with a broad range of colleagues.
Required Qualifications
  • PhD or Doctorate
  • Candidates must have a PhD in materials science, chemistry, chemical engineering, or a closely related field.
  • Minimum of 1 + year of related experience.
  • The candidate should have experience with powder metallurgy techniques as well as wet-laboratory experience.
  • Experience with crystallography is necessary, X-ray diffraction is required; transmission electron microscopy and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy are also widely utilized.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with synchrotron-based characterization techniques neutron/X-ray pdf is a plus.
  • University City.
Additional Information Special Instructions to the Applicant
  • Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.
Advertised:Oct 26 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Nov 26 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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