The Hamann lab is seeking a highly motivated, independent, and creative scientist for an open postdoctoral research associate position to work on electrocatalytic ammonia oxidation. The candidate will conduct basic research that includes in-depth spectroscopic and electrochemical investigations of molecular catalysts developed for ammonia oxidation. This position offers a very stimulating intellectual environment; the successful candidate will work collaboratively as a part of an interdisciplinary team on challenging and important topics relating to energy and sustainability.
A Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field, excellent communication skills and a strong track record of scientific productivity. Experience using electrochemistry and other spectroscopic (NMR and optical) methods. Experience in air-free synthesis of inorganic complexes is also desired. Applicants should be able to work independently as well as working in an interdisciplinary team.
- a cover letter (with expected date of availability), describing research experience.
- a curriculum vita with full publication list
- at least two people who can provide letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Preferred start date: ASAP.
The position is for one year, but with the possibility of renewal, based upon mutual agreement and availability of funds. Please contact Prof. Hamann (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.
The application materials can be submitted at https://careers.msu.edu/en-us/job/511037/research-associatefixed-term. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
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