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

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Position:

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

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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.

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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.

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Business trips:

Possible

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Education:

Higher education in the field of materials science, chemistry or related areas.

The presence of a Master Degree.

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Desired professional qualifications/experience

Work experience of at least 2 years in the field of scientific research. If the candidate has a master’s degree or PhD – no requirement for work experience

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.

 

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Professional knowledge

Good communication skills; high ability to cooperate and work as part of the team as well as with project partners.

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Personal qualities

Strong leadership skills, ability to work in international academic environment individually and in team, taking initiatives, problem-solving skills, self-motivating.

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Proficiency in languages, including state language, (list of languages)

Knowledge of English language (required)

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Computer skills:

Basic skills

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Deadline

Until selecting the candidate corresponding to the above requirements

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Contact

Almagul Mentbayeva

almagul.mentbayeva@nu.edu.kz