PhD Research Fellowship in Materials Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry / Centre for Materials Science and Nanotechnology (SMN).
Duration: The fellowship is for a period of three years.
About the Center: The Centre for Materials Science and Nanotechnology (SMN) is an interdisciplinary focus field for material & energy research at University of Oslo.
The project deals with 2D materials beyond grapheme. The objective is to establish fundamental relationships between the functional properties and composition, structure, and to defect chemistry of novel inorganic supported 2D thin films. The project comprises film deposition and characterization of inorganic films, with focus on electrical and electrochemical properties, supported by various computational techniques.
- Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in chemistry / materials science / nanotechnology / physical / inorganic chemistry / solid-state electrochemistry, or thesis must be submitted and a degree under final evaluation.
- Background and experience in synthesis and characterization of materials, films, and interfaces are considered advantageous.
- Good teamwork, communication, and innovation skills.
- A good command of English is required.
Note: The fellowships is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.
Position code 1017,
Salary: NOK 432 700 – 489 300 per year, ( pay grade 50 – 57) depending on qualifications and seniority.
How to Apply:
The application must include:
- Application letter
- CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
- Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
- Documentation of English proficiency
- List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
- Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail & telephone number)
- Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system.
- Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.
- Do not send applications to individuals mentioned below, but only via the online form (See the link below)
Prof. Truls Norby, E-mail email@example.com
HR-officer Nina Holtan for questions regarding the recruitment system, tel. +47-2284424, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
|Organization||University of Oslo|
|Subject areas||Chemistry / Nanotechnology|
|Fellowship amount||As per Uni. Norms|
|Deadline||16th May 2017|
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