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Post-Doctoral Researcher

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 21, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
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Full Time
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Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. 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

A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute ( ) is seeking a post-doctoral associate to work on a research project on the mechanistic understanding of the MXene-based electrochemical energy storage process.

This position requires a strong experimentalist with demonstrated experience in supercapacitor materials synthesis and electrochemical characterizations. The selected candidate should have a background in electrochemistry and material sciences. Experiences of in-situ X-ray / neutron-based / atomic force microscopy studies on the electrochemical energy storage process would be 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 are 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 colleague.
Required Qualifications
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in materials science, chemistry, or a closely related field.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years od directly related experience is required.
  • 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:Jan 21 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Feb 28 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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