Researcher (for research project implementation period), Laboratory of advanced materials and systems for energy storage, National Laboratory Astana


Job title:

Researcher (for research project implementation period)


·         Higher vocational education in the field of materials science, physics, chemistry.·         The presence of a master’s degree.


·         Performing the synthesis of materials (thin films, nanoparticles, semiconductor materials and materials for solar energy).

·         Conducting experiments on the characterization of materials using electron microscopy techniques, spectroscopic, studying of the physical-chemical, electrical and optical characteristics of materials;

·         Fabrication of thin film materials using sputtering techniques (magnetron, ion beam, e-beam)

·         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 direction of the international peer-reviewed journals;

·         Participation in conferences for research outcome dissemination.



Experience (duration, field or other)

·         Work experience at least 5 years in the field of scientific research. If you have a science degree or PhD candidates – without specifying requirements to the operational experience;

·         Availability of research experience and the availability of scientific publications, publications in international scientific journals with impact factor and reports on international conferences;

·         The presence of H- index is appreciated;

·         Experience in the field of materials science, nanotechnology;

·         Experience in the field of characterization of materials, microscopy and spectral analysis methods;

·         Experience in use of deposition techniques;

·         The presence of scientific publications (monographs, articles in peer-reviewed journals, patents, registered in the prescribed manner of scientific reports);

·         Strong knowledge and high level of competence in relevant field of science;

·         Fundamental and/or applied scientific-research experience;

·         Experience of working with students in English.

Professional competencies and personal characteristics

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

Language competencies:

Fluency in English (obligatory)

Application materials:

CV, reference letters

Deadline for application:

The position will remain open until it is filled