Postdoctoral Research Associate - Ames Laboratory
- Ames Laboratory
- Location: Ames, IA
- Job Number: 7087111
- Posting Date: Oct 13, 2021
- Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2021
Job DescriptionThe Institute for Cooperative Upcycling of Plastics (iCOUP), an Energy Frontier Research Center led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, is searching for a qualified Postdoctoral Research Associate.
The project involves the design and synthesis of ordered hierarchical nanoporous materials to serve as supports for catalysts that mediate C–C and C–O bond cleavage reactions. Research activities will be conducted under the supervision of Dr. Wenyu Huang, as part of an integrated team comprised of experts in homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, sadvanced solid-state NMR and EPR spectroscopies, computational and polymer chemistry, materials synthesis, and reaction mechanisms.
The ideal candidate will have enthusiasm for collaborative interdisciplinary projects as well as the ability to communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences.
(To meet the requirements of the Department of Energy's COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plan, Ames Laboratory is currently implementing a vaccine attestation program. Upon hire, all new employees must attest to their COVID-19 vaccination status. Those who are not fully vaccinated or who decline to report their status will undergo recurring COVID-19 testing.)