Postdoctoral Scholar

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: University Park, ILLINOIS


A Postdoctoral Scholar position is available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park Campus. The qualified candidate should have a strong academic background in the following expertise: synthesis of inorganic and organic materials, materials characterization, electrochemistry, and battery and fuel cell technology. The candidate would be responsible for supervision of research of graduate students; expected to document the research results in refereed journal publications; and write proposals to funding agencies. Penn State’s College of Engineering strives to build a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment for students, staff, and faculty. We rely on the expertise, sensitivity, and commitment of an inclusive faculty to enhance diversity, seek equity, and create a welcoming environment within our community. We are committed to nurturing a learning and working environment that respects differences in culture, age, gender, race, ethnicity, physical ability, sexual orientation, and religious affiliation. In welcoming every candidate, we strive to meet the needs of professional families by actively assisting with partner-placement needs. We are inspiring change and impacting tomorrow. A Ph.D. in engineering or a related discipline is required. The qualified candidate would have good written and oral communication skills, be self-motivated, work well in teams, and the ability to overcome technical obstacles. The appointment will be for one year with a possibility of renewal. Applicants should submit their CV, Cover Letter and references. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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