Postdoctoral Research

University of Arkansas


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Type of Position:
Research

Workstudy Position:

No

Job Type:

Fixed Duration of Project/Grant (Fixed Term)

Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available:

No

Institution Name:

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is an 1890 Land-Grant HBCU with a diverse student population, competitive degree offerings and stellar faculty.

For more than 140 years, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has worked to create an environment that inculcates learning, growth and productivity while affording a basic need to its students – a chance to advance.

The 15:1 student to teacher ratio makes it possible to maintain a learning environment with close interaction between students and faculty while challenging curricula encourage our students to seek and fulfill their potential.

You can excel in your chosen field of study through a curriculum of Certificate and Associates degree programs, more than thirty Undergraduate programs, Master’s degree programs and a Doctorate program in Aquaculture/Fisheries. You can also develop workplace readiness through internships, co-ops and fellowships in the U.S. and abroad.

Out-of-class experiences and student involvement include more than 90 student organizations, an internationally renowned Vesper Choir, Marching Band, Concert Bands, Wind Symphony, nationally recognized debate team, award-winning theater department and accomplished athletic program.

Though the main campus is in Pine Bluff, its reach is worldwide. UAPB has an extended campus in North Little Rock and offers as well as online courses. With the addition of the Arkansas Research and Education Optical Network (ARE-ON), students can engage in information exchange with others anywhere in the world. There are also Research and Extension offices in Lonoke, Newport and Lake Village and collaborations with other colleges and universities in the State through the National Science Foundation funded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Academy.

As the second oldest land-grant institution in the state of Arkansas, the mission of this No Excuse University remains the same – to provide a high quality, affordable education with a personal touch. We invite you to Become a Part of the Pride at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

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Department:

Chemistry and Physics

Department’s Website:


Summary of Job Duties:

It is expected that the successful candidate will be able to perform more than one of the following research tasks:
• Be familiar with CVD and other available methods to grow novel nanomaterials, focusing on 2D materials.
• Employ standard techniques for their transfer and characterization such as XRD, SEM, TEM, AFM, Raman, PL, FTIR, etc.
• Mentoring and supervising graduate and undergraduate students.
• Writing technical grant reports, publishing papers, and assisting in gathering information for proposal writing and progress reporting.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. degree in Physics, Materials Science, Engineering, Chemistry, or a related discipline.
  • Experience with the synthesis and characterization of 2D materials, other nanomaterials, or thin films.
  • Experience in experimental data acquisition and processing for materials’ assessment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in 2D materials synthesis, characterization, and transfer techniques
  • Experience in CVD and other related synthesis techniques.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Publication record
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary research environment, prioritize tasks to meet deadlines, and adapt to changing needs.

Additional Information:

Salary Information:

$55,000

Required Documents to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

Optional Documents:


Special Instructions to Applicants (Please upload all required documents in the “Resume” attachment section of your application to be considered for this position):

Recruitment Contact Information:

Dr. Zeeshan Habeeb
Associate Professor
[email protected]

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.


Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment.  The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check.  Required checks are identified in the position listing.  A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law. 

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University’s Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.


Constant Physical Activity:

Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Talking, Walking

Frequent Physical Activity:

Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Talking, Walking

Occasional Physical Activity:

Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Talking, Walking

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

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