Postdoctoral Fellow - Chemical and Biomedical Engineering- 17622
- West Virginia University
- Location: Morgantown, WV
- Job Number: 7083736
- Posting Date: Aug 24, 2021
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University invites applications for two Postdoctoral Fellows in the general areas of Catalysis and Reaction Engineering. These positions support the research initiatives related to advanced catalyst synthesis, characterization, reaction mechanism and performance tests.
A PhD in chemistry, chemical engineering, or material science, with a background in catalysis research related to catalyst synthesis and testing is required at the time of appointment. Three (3) years of experience in modelling (DFT, COMSOL); three (3) years of experience in zeolite synthesis, characterization and activity testing; and a record of research publications in scientific journals are also required. All applicants must be capable of completing the assigned tasks within the United States.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: conducting research on process and catalyst development/characterization and kinetics; guiding graduate and/or undergraduate students; liaison with other researchers from national labs, academia, and industry on all aspects related to this work and write proposals to seek funding; attending research conferences and reading of scientific literature to keep abreast of technological advances and latest research findings; searching scientific literature to select and adapt methods or procedures that are most appropriate for specific research goals; preparing results of experimental findings for presentation to colleagues and sponsors at professional/technical conferences; and/or, for publication in scientific journals, as directed.