Research Associate

Location
Raleigh
Posted
Aug 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00105292

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is part of the College of Engineering at NC State. The Department's primary purposes are to educate students and the undergraduate and graduate levels, contribute to the development of scholarly knowledge by conducting research and disseminating the results, and contributing to the welfare of the State of North Carolina by technology development and industrial outreach.

Essential Job Duties: The Research Associate will independently support, develop, design, and/or execute moderately complex research activities for a single or multiple research projects; and participate in formulating research methods and suggest options for improving quality and recommending solutions. The Research Associate will be responsible for fabrication and characterization of perovskite solar cells and and OLEDs as well as characterization of perovskite materials. The Research Associate will also serve as the project manager of the NanoHoldings project and will prepare biweekly reports to the sponsor, will be responsible for making PbS based sensors, and will supervise postdocs and graduate students working on this project.

Minimum Education/Experience: Proposed minimum education/experience: PhD in Materials Science and Engineering. Experience in PbS quantum dot synthesis, PbS based photodetectors, solar cells, OLEDs, atomic layer deposition (ALD), sputtering, evaporation, chemical vapor deposition (CVD), cross-linkable polymers, colloidal lithography,ellipsometry, integrating sphere measurements, carrier dynamics measurements and failure analysis.

Department Required Skills: N/A

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Experience with OLED device physics and fabrication.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: n/a

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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