Postdoctoral Scholar Position in University of Calgary, Canada

Postdoctoral Scholar Position in University of Calgary, Canada

Postdoctoral Scholar Position in University of Calgary, Canada

Designation/Position-  Postdoctoral Scholar Position

University of Calgary, Canada invites application for Postdoctoral Scholar Position from eligible and interested candidates

About- The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines.  Postdoctoral Scholar Position

Research/Job Area- Electrochemical energy conversion systems, including catalyst synthesis, characterization, design and build electrochemical systems

Project Title – Global Research Initiative (GRI) in Electrochemical CO2 Conversion, Institute of Energy

Location- University of Calgary, Canada  

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Eligibility/Qualification–

Candidates with a background in electrochemical energy conversion systems, including catalyst synthesis, characterization, design and build electrochemical systems.  

  • Demonstrated solid background in electrochemical CO2 conversion system
  • Ability to develop independent research projects through publication of peer-reviewed literature 
  • Synthesize and characterize new catalyst materials 
  • Design and build electrochemical cells for energy conversion reactions 
  • Work closely with project team members across disciplines to deliver timely results.
  • Pursue independent (but complementary) research interests and interact with a broad spectrum of scientists internally and externally.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including grant writing

Job/Position Description- Kibria group is currently working on the development of highly active catalyst and high throughput systems for renewable fuel synthesis. We are currently developing nanostructured electro- and photo-catalyst materials and systems for CO2 conversion into high-value products, including long-chain hydrocarbons and oxygenates.

The Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Global Research Initiative (GRI) in Electrochemical CO2 Conversion.

Area: Global Research Initiative (GRI) in Sustainable Low Carbon Unconventional Resources

Duration: One year with the possibility of Extension

Start Date: Immediate

Salary: $55,000 per year plus Plan C Health Insurance Benefits

How to Apply- Interested candidates should upload their current CV, statement of interests/cover letter indicating which area you are interested in, as well as your availability. Please send contact information for two to three references to Dr. Kibria ([email protected]).

The position is available immediately and the search will continue until the team is assembled. In assembling the CFREF and / or GRI research teams, aggressive diversity and equity targets are in place. Applications from under-represented groups are especially encouraged.

Last Date for Apply–  Until position filled

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