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Job opportunitues

Postdoc Position

Postdoc Position on Transmission Electron Microscope Research Laboratory (36 months)


Research Center: Institute of Physical and Organic Chemistry 
University: Southern Federal University
Location: Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Research supervisor: Dr. Anatoly V. Metelitsa
Job Type: Full time
Career Stage: ~1-2 years of experience after PhD
Closing Date: November 8th 2019 (23:00 Moscow time)
Salary: 70 000 roubles per month including tax

Introduction
Institute of Physical and Organic Chemistry at Southern Federal University (http://www.ipoc.rsu.ru/index.php?lang=en), Russia, seeks a postdoctoral researcher for a work on the emission transmission electron microscope JEM-F200, which features higher spatial resolution and analytical performance, whose main responsibility would be to prepare the samples, calibration/adjustment of microscope, perform the measurement, and processing and analysis of results, participation in the writing of the articles.
 
Job Requirements
•    The successful candidate should hold a PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Material sciences;
•    The candidate should have work experience with a research-grade electron microscope for at least 1 year;
•    The candidate should also have deep knowledge in the area of chemistry, materials sciences, magnetoactive materials;
•    Research performance indicators: h-index is minimum 4, number of publications in the relevant field is no less than 5, the highest impact-factor of journals with published articles is no less than 2;
•    The candidate should know working in program for image analysis (for example SPIP ImageJ) as well as packages Origin, CorelDraw, Photoshop. The knowledge of programming skills in Python are desirable;
•    Applicants are expected to have a work experience in international research team or strong collaboration with international research groups;
•    Very good oral communication skills as well as scientific writing in English;
•    You are presenting and discussing your results on scientific conferences, articles as well as within internal and external collaborations;
•    High degree of responsibility, reliability, autonomy and team orientation;
•    The candidate have to maintain close relationships with experimental researchers and external collaborators for data interpretation and data presentation.

What we offer
•    Employment contract for 3 years, available since November 1, 2019.
•    Access to the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
•    Accommodation in a guest lecturers section of the Halls of Residence.
•    Presentations of ones research findings at national and international conferences.
 
How to Apply
International candidates are welcome to apply.
The application is sent to ityu@sfedu.ru
Interested applicants should submit a motivation letter, a full curriculum vitae, list of publications or related projects in the research field, two recommendation letter. 
Enquires should be made to: avmetelitsa@sfedu.ru