Job no: 516618
Work type: Research Faculty
Senior management: College of Science
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Research / Scientific
A Postdoctoral Associate position is available within the Amanda Morris research group. The position will heavily use laser spectroscopy to understand light-matter interactions. The Morris lab has both femto- and nano-second transient absorption spectroscopy and nanosecond transient infrared spectroscopy. The project will involve the synthesis of inorganic molecules/materials and assembly of photo-active films. The project may also involve the synthesis of metal-organic frameworks and films of those frameworks. Characterization techniques such as NMR, ATR-IR, PXRD, and surface area analysis will also be components of the work.
- Ph.D. in chemistry or appropriate related field (awarded prior to being appointed). PhD must be awarded no more than four years prior to the effective date of appointment with a minimum of one year eligibility remaining.
- Experience in pulsed laser spectroscopy, strong work habits and the ability to work independently as well as with a research group, strong communication skills.
Publication record that shows the ability to communicate scientific contributions through the literature, evidence of oral scientific communication skills (i.e., presentations at conferences).
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