Postdoctoral Positions(#270318)

We are looking for excellent Post-doc candidate with a general background in chemical-physics, electrochemistry and/or materials science with a PhD in one of these domains. Experience in Li-ion batteries will be strongly appreciated. They must have passed their PhD between September 2016 and January 2018. The postdoctoral fellow will work on design and synthesis of novel Graphene based nanocomposite materials and their application in energy storage devices. A Ph.D degree in Physics/Chemistry/Materials Science and relevant research experience are required for this position.

Duties: The primary focus of the research project will be development of Safe high temperature high pressure batteries. The research involves construction and electrochemical testing of batteries, as well as materials characterization using spectroscopy, microscopy and thermogravimetric methods.

Requirements: The applicant should have a PhD in Chemistry, involving materials chemistry. A background within the battery research area, and competences regarding electrochemistry and electrochemical methods, is highly appreciated. Materials characterization techniques, not least spectroscopic methods, are useful for the project. Competences in physical chemistry and/or polymer chemistry are interesting. For a postdoctoral position it is required that the holder has a PhD degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree.

Additional qualifications: The candidate must have excellent capabilities in written and oral English.

Alfaisal University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University's excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.