Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
January 26, 2018
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) is a new international research facility located in southern Japan, and seeks to recruit a qualified Postdoctoral scholar for the Nanoparticles by Design research unit.
The Nanoparticles by Design research unit (https://groups.oist.jp/ndu) has been set up under the direction of Prof. Mukhles Sowwan. Nanoparticles are an exciting class of materials, given their enhanced surface area, size-dependent properties, and potential for nanotechnology and biomedical applications. Research activities at our unit include design & modeling of nanoparticles, nanoparticle fabrication using gas-aggregated sputtering, and integration of these nanoparticles into innovative technologies. New, leading edge facilities are installed in-house for nanoparticle fabrication, characterization (TEM,XPS,XRD,AFM,etc), as well as a fully equipped cleanroom facility including electron-beam lithography.
We are seeking to hire a Postdoctoral scholar with research experience and track record of publications in nanomaterials characterization using aberration-corrected TEM/STEM microscopes. Experience with ETEM, EELS and other advanced techniques is desired.
Requirements 1- Ph.D. in physics, materials science, chemistry or equivalent discipline. 2- High English language competence.
Additional Salary Information: In accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulations
About Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology is a growing research and graduate education institute. Over half of the faculty and students are recruited from outside Japan, and all education and research is conducted entirely in English.
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