The Department of Chemical Engineering in the Swenson College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) seeks applications for a postdoctoral associate (job code 9546) to work on ongoing research projects in the area of greenhouse gases capture and waste materials (e.g. biomass, plastic, etc.) conversion. The initial appointment will be for one year with further appointments contingent upon performance and funding. Individuals with research accomplishments in catalysis, reaction kinetic, material chemistry, electrochemistry, and practical experience with the development of synthesis of advanced nanomaterials and chemical looping would be particularly qualified for this position. A competitive salary will be commensurate with education and training.
Duties and Responsibilities Include:
• Participation in the execution and management of ongoing research projects;
• Participation in field, laboratory, and analytical work for ongoing research projects;
• Participation in writing research reports, articles for publications, and research proposals;
• Participation in preparation of research related presentations and attending research meetings.
• Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, or related discipline;
• Excellent laboratory and analytical skills;
• Excellent written communication skills to support quality research reporting and publications;
• Potential for developing proposals for new research projects;
• Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
• Research experience in the areas of synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials and chemical looping (please highlight your chemical looping publications your resume/CV)
• Excellent quantitative skills;
• Experience in finite element analysis;
• Potential for developing proposals for new research projects and bringing in new research ideas;
• A record of publications in peer reviewed conferences and journals.
Internal Number: 336851
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