Summary Description: The Department of Chemical Engineering at The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for an Associate Research Scientist in the area of chemical engineering, heterogeneous catalysis, clean energy fuels, and nano particles. Responsibilities include:(1) Conducting synchrotron X-ray absorption techniques and XRD applied to nano-particle catalysts for chemical reactions in gaseous and liquid phases 80%(2) Studying water shift reactions and investigating novel nanocatalyst materials 15%(3) Maintaining operation of lab up to date -- 5% effort
Minimum Qualifications: Degree in Physical Chemistry or a related field and at least 8 years of related work experience is required, which includes but is not limited to: advanced research experience in Catalysis and Physical Electrochemistry, Materials Science, Biochemistry, and Analytical Instrumentation; leadership experience in a fast-paced scientific environment; advanced experience with federally research initiatives as well as the commercial/industrial arena; exceptional project management, line management and interpersonal skills. Hands-on familiarity with operation of modern chemical instruments, including synchrotron x-ray absorption spectroscopy techniques and synchrotron x-ray diffraction.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 334_66676
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