Job Description: Postdoctoral fellowships are available in the newly established Nanoscience and Advanced Materials Research Center (NAMC) at Rutgers University under the leadership of Dr. Georgios Kelesidis. The candidates will be part of an interdisciplinary team and have access to state of the art equipment in the NAMC and immense resources for energy, environmental, biomedical and toxicological research across Rutgers University. Candidates will work on a number of transdisciplinary research projects on the impact of air pollutants (e.g. black & brown carbon, micro- and nanoplastics) on climate and public health, as well as on the synthesis of advanced nanomaterials for energy generation & storage, monitoring and control of water & food quality.
- PhD or equivalent degree in chemical, environmental or mechanical engineering, material science, toxicology, environmental health, or a closely related
- Experience in synthesis and physicochemical characterization of nanomaterials by off-line techniques (e.g., BET, XRD, TEM, TGA, Raman, FTIR, DLS).
- Previous experience with on-line characterization of aerosols (e.g. using SMPS or laser diagnostics) is a
- Strong skills in cell culture techniques and basic toxicological cellular assays (e.g. MTT, LDH) is a
- Previous experience with animal toxicological studies and/or the fate of chemicals and particles in the GIT is a
- High-quality first author publications in peer-reviewed journals.
- Excellent English communication skills.
- Strong work ethic and able to self-motivate.
- Ability to interact well with others and work in a team
- Capable of working independently with minimum
- Authorization to work in the United States (citizen, green card, or valid visa/OPT).
Rutgers is committed to diversity equity and inclusion which is embedded in all its academic and research programs. Please submit your application with a full CV and three recommendation letters to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Rutgers is committed to diversity equity and inclusion which is embedded in all its academic and research programs
This position has an anticipated start date of January 3, 2023