May 3

Postdoctoral Associate CY

first_imgJob DescriptionThe Chemistry department at Virginia Tech invites applicants toapply for a Postdoctoral Associate position with ProfessorGuoliang Liu ’s group(https://sites.google.com/view/vtliugroup) in the Department ofChemistry.This position’s research will focus on electrochemical catalysisusing nanomaterials. The research efforts include the developmentof nanomaterials for electrochemical catalysis and thecharacterization of their catalytic performance. The incumbent willbe expected to perform under limited supervision and toindependently establish appropriate research plans that willaddress the objectives of the group and its research programs.Research results are to be interpreted and presented by oral andwritten means, both within the group and externally. Expertisepossessed or developed by the incumbent is to be shared with othergroup members as serves the various projects. Collaborations toutilize and/or learn needed expertise from other researchers shouldbe productively pursued.Required Qualifications- Recent doctoral degree in chemistry, chemical engineering,materials science, or a related field with strong electrochemicalcatalysis background; completed by the time of appointment.- Strong work habits and the ability to work independently as wellas with a research group.- Strong communication skills.- Strong technical writing and oral English skillsPreferred Qualifications- Research experience in more than one of the following: polymersynthesis and processing, carbon nanomaterials, and electrochemicalcatalysis- Skilled in the use of GC-MS, SEM, TEM, EIS, Raman, XRD, andXPS.- Evidence of good project management ability.- Evidence of skill in developing publications based onresearch.- Ability to work under limited supervision.- Evidence of creativity, independence and high motivation.- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationshipswith all levels of personnel in the organization.Review DateOctober 25, 2019Additional InformationThe successful Candidate will be required to have a criminalconviction checkAbout Virginia TechVirginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed toteaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealthof Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of UtProsim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated toInclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, andexcellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice thePrinciples of Community, which are fundamental to our on-goingefforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a communitythat nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. VirginiaTech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join ourcommunity in preparing leaders for the world.Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, orapplicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (includingpregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, geneticinformation, national origin, political affiliation, race,religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwisediscriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about,discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation ofother employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected bylaw.If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodationplease contact the hiring department.Advertised: October 11, 2019Applications close:last_img

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