The Deravi Research Group in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Northeastern University is seeking to hire a postdoctoral research fellow to study the role of nano- and micro- structures on optical scattering. The goal is to better understand how these structures work and develop methods to translate their features into macro-scale materials (paints, fabrics, coatings).
Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment is for one year.
Strong organizational, communication and time management skills are required to assist and collaborate to complete this multidisciplinary research project. The candidate must have a PhD in Chemistry of Physics. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor graduate students, so prior mentoring and training experience of other students is highly desirable.
Requisition Number: STFR004908
Internal Number: 57156
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