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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
This appointment is offered for one year with the possibility of an
extension of up to 3 years.
- The research will involve synthesis and chemical modification
of two-dimensional transition metal carbides and nitrides
- 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
- 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.
Special Instructions to the Applicant
- Experience with synchrotron-based characterization techniques
neutron/X-ray pdf is a plus.
- Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter
when submitting your application.
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