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Post Doctorate RA - Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis


Job Description

Job ID: 308088
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Description

A postdoctoral researcher is needed in the Catalysis Science Group (Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis) for experimental research. The position will be focused on the design of molecular electrocatalysts, such as oxidation of ammonia, oxidation of alcohols, or other energy conversions.

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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 inorganic/organic chemistry
Handling and manipulation of highly 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

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308088
Directorate: Physical & Computational Sciences
Division: Physical Sciences
Group: Catalysis Science