Post Doctoral Researcher

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Post Doctoral Researcher

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Post Doctoral Assoc FT-MC
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 8:00 - 5:00
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: Main Campus Administration
  • Department: Physics
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: $ 50,000.00 - 50,000.00
  • Grade: Post Doctoral Associate - PD01
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: N/A
  • Weekend/Holiday: N/A
  • Requisition ID: req2689
  • Position Control Number (PCN): T88280
  • Posting Period: 2/12/2021 to 6/18/2021
  • Position Description:

    The candidate will focus on perovskite solar cell research and development. Day to day duties include the synthesis of nanoscale inorganic semiconducting materials (e.g., metal oxide nanoparticles), fabrication of thin-film solar cells using new and/or existing perovskite absorbers, and basic characterization of material and optoelectronic properties, and solar cell device modeling. The candidate is expected to develop solution-based techniques for synthesizing organic-inorganic perovskite thin films and fabricate solar cells. The collaborative environment requires a candidate who has the ability to interface with scientists of different disciplines.  



      Ph.D. degree Experience on PVD growthExperience with organic-inorganic thin-film solar cellsExperience with handling toxic materialsExperience with solar cell characterization techniques
    Communication and other skills:

      Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Working Conditions:Works in a professional office environment with possible high stress levels. (Also, include any physical demands the job requires, such as lifting 50 lbs., etc. Indicate extreme or unusual working conditions, such as exposure to hot or cold temperatures, noise, dust, fumes, chemicals, heavy lifting, climbing, cramped areas, irregular work shifts, etc.)

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/16/2021
    Application Due: 4/17/2021
    Work Type: Full Time