Junior Researcher (on the period of realization of research project)


1 Position: Junior Researcher (on the period of realization of research project)
2 The main functional responsibilities of the structural unit: Implementation of the main activities for conducting fundamental and applied research in the field of materials science.
3 Key and functional tasks Research in the field of synthesis of materials (thin films, polymer materials and electrodes for energy storage);
Conducting experiments on the characterization of materials using electron microscopy methods, spectral methods, the study of physico-chemical, and electrochemical properties of materials;
Production of thin-film polymeric materials, electrodes using methods spin coating, electrospinning, cross-linking;
Supervising junior members of the research group;
Preparation and submission of proposals to internal and external funding agencies;
To publish the research results in the international peer-reviewed journals;
Participation in conferences for research outcome dissemination.
4 Business trips: Possible
5 Education: Higher education in the field of materials science, chemistry or related areas.
The presence of a Master Degree.
6 Desired professional qualifications/experience Work experience of at least 2 years in the field of scientific research.
The presence of H- index is appreciated;
Experience in the field of materials science and electrochemistry
Experience in the field of characterization of materials, microscopy and spectral analysis methods;
Strong knowledge and high level of competence in relevant field of science;
Fundamental and/or applied scientific-research experience.

7 Professional knowledge Good communication skills; high ability to cooperate and work as part of the team as well as with project partners.
8 Personal qualities Strong leadership skills, ability to work in international academic environment individually and in team, taking initiatives, problem-solving skills, self-motivating.
8 Proficiency in languages, including state language, (list of languages) Knowledge of English language (required)
9 Computer skills: Basic skills
10 Deadline Until selecting the candidate corresponding to the above requirements
11 Contact Sandugash Kalybekkyzy sandugash.kalybekkyzy@nu.edu.kz,
Almagul Mentbayeva