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Postdoctoral Fellow in Materials Chemistry

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Workstudy Position:NoJob Type:Regular

 

Work Shift:Day Shift (United States of America)

 

Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

 

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

 

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

 

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.

 

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For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.Department:CHBC | Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

 

Department's Website:https://fulbright.uark.edu/departments/chemistry/Summary of Job Duties:The He Group at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville invites applications for the position of postdoctoral fellow. We are seeking a highly motivated and hard-working material chemist to work on interdisciplinary projects. The postdoctoral position will be responsible for designing and modifying nanomaterials using their knowledge in organic and materials chemistry. These projects will involve organic synthesis, carbon nanotubes and graphene functionalization, and surface characterizations. This position also involves student mentoring, manuscript preparation and grant proposal preparation as needed. Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

 

The is a one-year appointment, renewable based on the need for the position, availability of funding, and continued satisfactory level of performance in the role.Qualifications:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Ph.D. in chemistry or in a related field from an accredited institution of higher education conferred by the start of employment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Experience with chemical synthesis

 

Experience with carbon nanotubes and graphene functionalization

 

Graphene transfer experience

 

Experience with materials and surface characterizations (TEM, XPS, Raman, FTIR, UV-Vis, TGA and NMR)

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

Ability to analyze and interpret experimental... For full info follow application link.

 

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3086239

Posted On: Oct 11, 2021

Updated On: Nov 10, 2021