Postdoctoral Researcher

POSITION #: 1570


RESPONSIBILITIES: Synthesize and characterize nanomaterials including nanoparticles, nanosheets, nanoscrolls, and nanopeapods. Synthesize materials by ceramic methods, solvothermal techniques and microwave methods. Characterize materials by TEM, SEM, vibrational spectroscopy, UV/Vis, and X-ray powder diffraction. Conduct magnetism, probe microscopy and thermal analysis as needed. Give oral presentations on work performed and write reports and manuscripts as required. Aid in the supervision of graduate and undergraduate students. Additional duties as assigned.

Individual should have extensive synthetic skills and in terms of characterization, should have expertise in TEM, SEM, vibrational spectroscopy, UV/Vis, and X-ray powder diffraction. Additional skills in magnetism, scanning probe microscopy and thermal analysis also a plus. Postdoctoral Researcher should have good speaking and writing skills and should be able to supervise graduate and undergraduate students.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, or any related discipline. Possess oral and written communication skills.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry with an emphasis on nanomaterials. At least, 4 years working in this field, with a clear record of publications and presentations in this field.

SALARY: up to $30,000/year


DATE POSTED: September 12, 2016

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by September 23, 2016.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant's having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.
The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.