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Postdoctoral Researcher
Drexel University in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Date Posted 12/18/2018
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline 01/17/2019

The postdoctoral researcher's work will focus on creating new two-dimensional (2D) oxide/carbon heterostructures for electrodes in energy storage devices. This research project will involve synthesis, characterization and electrochemical study with the aim to answer specific scientific questions related to structure and chemistry of 2D heterostructures as well as interactions between synthesized materials and electrochemically cycled ions, contributing to the development of future high performing electrochemical energy storage systems. Characterization of 2D heterostructures will involve collaboration with members of the Energy Frontiers Research Center for Mesoscale Transport Properties at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL).


A Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering or related fields and experience in synthesis, characterization and electrochemical testing of functional inorganic materials.

Essential Functions

The applicant will be expected to work diligently and efficiently, contribute to the project intellectually, lead in writing scholarly papers and grant proposals, publish research results in appropriate refereed journals, engage in the EFRC activities in accordance with the Center mission, maintain equipment in the laboratory and mentor junior group members. 

Other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Posting Information

This position with the University is supported fully or partially by external funds; therefore, this offer and the continuation of your employment are contingent on receipt of those external funds. 

Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation. 

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings. 

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background investigation.

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Employee Type

(5) Full Time

Home Department Name

3668 Materials Engineering

Recruiting Salary

Commensurate with experience

Position Location

Bossone 105A

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