About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: Professor Hongli Zhu, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct research in polymer synthesis and modification (polymer, ceramic, lithium metal, solid state energy storage).
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include performing basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assisting the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintaining the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete.
Qualifications: Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar. Successful candidate is enthusiastic, and self motivated from diverse backgrounds and disciplines; including electrochemical engineering, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering, polymer engineering or related fields. Experiences and skills in ceramic, electrochemistry, polymer and solid state battery are encouraged. For more information research visit: https://coe.northeastern.edu/research/hongli_group/index.html
Salary Grade: 10
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.