Postdoctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN, United States

Postdoc openings on additive printing of functional devices at University of Notre Dame
The Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Lab at the University of Notre Dame (A top 15 University in U.S.) directed by Prof. Yanliang Zhang have openings for Postdoc Research Associate to work on additive printing of functional devices for energy conversion, flexible electronics and sensors, and soft robotics. The successful candidate will be a key part of an interdisciplinary team working on cutting edge research using world-class research facilities. The postdoc will work on a multi-institutional research program in collaboration with leading researchers from National Labs and other top universities. Interested applicants should send the application package including cover letter, CV, and the names of at least three professional references. All applications should be submitted electronically, as a single PDF document, to Prof. Yanliang Zhang by email: yzhang45@nd.edu.
Desired Qualifications:
• A PhD degree in materials science, chemistry, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or a related science and engineering discipline.
• Experiences on nanoparticle based ink synthesis, printing, and/or sintering.
• Experiences on energy conversion/sensor device design and fabrication.
• Experiences on instrumentation design and development is a strong plus.
• A proven record of research excellence.
The Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Lab (AMEL) focuses on cutting-edge research on additive- and nano- manufacturing, advanced energy conversion and sensor technologies, and soft robotics. Prof. Zhang is a recipient of the prestigious career award from U.S. National Science Foundation. Dr. Zhang’s research work has been published on numerous scientific journals of high impact including Nature Materials, Science Advances, Advanced Materials, Nano Letters, ACS Energy Letters, Energy Conversion and Management, Applied Physics Letters, etc. More information about his research can be found from our lab website: https://ame.nd.edu/zhanglab.
Being a top-ranked research university in US, Notre Dame offers highest quality education and outstanding research environment. Notre Dame is located in the heart of the Midwest adjacent to several major cities (Chicago, Indianapolis, etc.), is surrounded by a dozen of other major research universities, national labs and high-tech companies.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate