The Asefa Research Group at Rutgers University at New Brunswick in New Jersey, USA(http://chem.rutgers.edu/people/faculty-bio/116-asefa-teddy ;http://cbe.rutgers.edu/fac/tewodros-teddy-asefa ),in collaboration with the Hoffmann Institute of Advanced Materials (HIAM) / Shenzhen Polytechnic in Shenzhen, China, is currently looking for a postdoctoral fellow to fill a position for two years with possible renewal contingent upon availability of funding and the performance of the fellow. The site at which the post-doctoral fellow will work is in the Asefa’s laboratory at Rutgers University in USA, but the position is funded and supported by HIAM and Shenzhen Polytechnic (SZPT) and the appointment paper works will start at SZPT and the fellow will have a primary affiliation with SZPT. A generous salary (350,000 RMB) and an additional support (50,000 RMB) for round-trip travel between China and USA and for health insurance will be provided. The position is available starting October 2018, until it is filled.
The research area that the post-doctoral fellow is expected to work on will include synthesis and characterization of various advanced nanostructured materials with potential applications in photocatalysis, electrocatalysis, and energy conversions. Capabilities in synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials with electrocatalytic properties, and knowledge of electrocatalysis and electrochemical set-ups and processes would be absolutely required. Abilities to study materials with theoretical and simulation approaches would be an asset. The post-doctoral fellow must have prior demonstrated track record of accomplishments, through publications of at least two first-authored publications in major peer-reviewed international journals (journals with Impact Factors preferably higher than 5.0 and above).
The fellow should be willing to take an affiliation in HIAM and Shenzhen Polytechnic (SZPT) in Shenzhen, China but is willing to work at Rutgers University in New Jersey, USA for 2 years or more under the program.
HIAM, which is named after the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Roald Hoffmann at Cornell University in USA, is a newly established institute at Shenzhen Polytechnic in Shenzhen, China, that is fostering advanced research spanning a variety of materials and their applications in collaboration with Professor Asefa and several other renowned researchers from around the world. Possible permanent position for the post-doctoral fellow may become available at HIAM later on, depending on the performance of the post-doctoral fellow during his/her postdoctoral research and availability of positions at HIAM.
If interested, please send curriculum vitae (Resume) and the names and e-mail addresses of at least 2 referees to: Prof. Tewodros (Teddy) Asefa: tasefa#chem.rutgers.edu and tedasefa#yahoo.com