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Post Doctorate RA - Catalysis and Energy Storage


Job Description

Job ID: 308059
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Description

A postdoctoral researcher is needed in the Catalysis Science Group for experimental research. The position will be focused on catalysis and characterization of hydrogen storage materials, with an emphasis on the design, synthesis, and characterization of catalysts and liquid phase energy storage materials.

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Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a PhD within the past five years (60 months) or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant experience includes:
Synthetic and mechanistic organic/inorganic chemistry
Handling of air-sensitive materials
Proficiency with a range of spectroscopic techniques, particularly NMR
Kinetics and thermodynamics

Preferred skills:
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
Proficient in written and verbal communication
Independent and highly motivated

Ph.D. in Chemistry or Material Science

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308059
Directorate: Physical & Computational Sciences
Division: Physical Sciences
Group: Catalysis Science