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Research Associate

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Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-03-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Virginia is seeking to fill a Research Associate position in the framework of an ongoing research effort on solid state batteries. Primary duties include the design, synthesis and development of novel battery systems for energy storage and delivery. The work will involve chemical and solid state synthesis of oxide materials, tailoring of their properties and structure as well as functional characterization, with the objective to add to the knowledge base of materials and battery science. The successful candidate will be familiar with most or all of the following research areas: electrochemistry, materials synthesis and characterization (including among others X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, electrochemical techniques). The appointment will be for one year, renewable pending satisfactory performance and funding.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in materials science, chemistry, chemical engineering or relevant field by the time of hire. Strong technical aptitude and working knowledge of electrochemistry, materials science, and energy storage technology. The ability to pay close attention to detail. Good record keeping ability and excellent oral and written communication skills

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search job posting number 0622993. Complete an online candidate profile and attach a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

For additional information about the position, please contact Prof. Giovanni Zangari at [email protected] For additional information about the application process, please contact Jeannie Reese at [email protected]

With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.


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Posted: 4/4/2018
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