Postdoctoral Research Position at Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability at Wake Forest University, USA
Performs and designs research experiments.
-Maintains accurate and complete records of research.
-Prepares and conducts research.
-Effectively communicates results.
-Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
-Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education/Experience: Ph.D. in chemistry, physics, or materials science, or will have completed Ph.D. by start of employment.
Experience or expertise in some of the following fields is sought: ionic and electronic transport, catalysis and photocatalysis, spectroscopy, structure analysis, chemical synthesis, and thin-film deposition.
Scholarship Description: The newly formed Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) at Wake Forest University is accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship to begin May 01, 2011 (start date negotiable).
The successful candidate will work with faculty members from a variety of departments who conduct active research in areas related to conservation, sustainability, economic development, emerging environmental markets and biodiversity. The candidate will also offer one upper-level seminar per year in his or her discipline.
Highly qualified candidates will have experience working at the interface between remote sensing and conservation issues, especially as they pertain to the effects of land conversion and/or resource extraction on the integrity of ecosystems and ecosystem processes.
Examples of specific areas of specialization that are highly desirable to the goals of the center include, but are not limited to: biogeochemistry, hydrology, climate change, and landscape ecology.
The faculty working within CEES represents a diverse group of interest and disciplines working in iconic ecosystems such as the western Amazon and Andes, Galapagos, Serengeti, Southern Appalachians, and the North American Coastal Barrier Islands.
How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: Open until filled