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Employment Opportunities

Date Posted: 5/8/13

Position Title: Postdoctoral Position

and Grade:
Temporary Technical Specialist

Location: Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering

and Duties:
A Postdoctoral position in the area of photocatalysis and electrical behavior of functional oxides is available starting spring 2013. The program centers on new photochemical and electrical functionalities in oxide nanosheets and 3-D assemblies of nanosheets. The research group also includes work on solid oxide fuel cells and oxide thermoelectrics, with a focus on structure-property relations in-situ. Extensive physical characterization will be required as well as electrochemical and photoreaction measurements. Collaborative work on quantum mechanical modeling will also be required.
Requirements: Qualified applicants will have experience in: synthesis and handling of oxides and/or graphene; electrical and/or electrochemical properties measurements, especially of graphene or thin films; optical behavior and/or photoactivity testing including water splitting; or closely related areas of research.

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with an outstanding academic background and publication record. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, or related disciplines. An ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, is essential. Experience in education and mentoring is desirable.

To Apply

Interested persons should send a complete resume, including the names of at least three references, to:

S.T. Misture
Inamori Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
New York State College of Ceramics
Alfred University
2 Pine St.
Alfred, NY 14802, USA

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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