Senior Researcher

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Position:

Senior Researcher

(for research project implementation period)

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The main functional responsibilities of the structural unit:

Implementation of measures to conduct basic and / or applied research in materials science and energy, as well as in related and interdisciplinary areas.

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Key and functional tasks 

Research on the passivation of zinc dendrites.

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

·         Construction of cells for zinc dendrite growth studies.

·         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 domestic and international

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Education:

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

The presence of a PhD degree or Candidate or Doctor of Science.

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Desired professional qualifications/experience

Experience at least 5 years in research and publications in international scientific journals with impact factor and reports on international conferences;

·         The presence of H- index;

·         Experience in the field of materials science, nanotechnology;

·         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;

·         Experience of working with students.

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Professional knowledge

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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Personal qualities

Self-discipline, good team player, strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

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

Fluency in English and Russian (obligatory)

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Computer skills:

Microsoft Office and related programs for everyday use

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Deadline

The position will remain open until it is filled

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Contact

indira.kurmanbayeva@nu.edu.kz, cv.nla@nu.edu.kz