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Post Doc Fellow (Chemistry)

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Job Overview

Dr. Yujie Sun in the Department of Chemistry and Dr. Jingjie Wu in the Department of Chemical Engineering currently have multiple postdoctoral positions available immediately. More information about our research can be found at www.yujiesun.org and www.atomcatalysis.com. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all of our activities.


Job Summary and Overview: The main research project is focused in the areas of electrocatalysis, electrochemical reaction engineering and process, and electrochemical system design. The successful candidate should possess excellent experimental and analytical skills as well as strong verbal and written communication abilities. Additionally, the successful candidate should have demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively with team members of diverse research backgrounds, skills, and perspectives.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct research experiments within pre-determined research scope and methodology.
  • Gather and analyze data and develop new ideas that promote current research.
  • Prepare data summaries, reports, manuscripts and presentations of research results.
  • Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentation
  • Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies, as needed.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or closely related fields.

Application Process

  • Qualified and interested applicants must complete our online application process at https://jobs.uc.edu (Search Requisition #68241)
  • In addition to the application, candidates must submit a cover letter of no more than two pages describing their research to date
  • Candidates must also submit a current copy of their curriculum vitae and contact information for two letters of reference
  • All applicants will also complete a statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion as part of the application process


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 68241 


Post Doc Fellow (Chemistry)

Date:  Aug 21, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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