Positions: Assistant Professorships and outstanding Postdoctoral Researchers
Type: Full Time
Location: Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
The Molecular Electrochemistry Laboratory (MEL) launched in 2017 was affiliated with the Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences (IFFS) in University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) in Chengdu. The MEL concentrates on the development of new materials, new methods and new processes to close up the carbon, nitrogen, chlorine, hydrogen and oxygen cycles and to implement the renewable energy storage and conversion.
The MEL has an ambitious plan to strengthen its research capabilities in the fields. There are several openings for faculty positions at early career stages (positions as assistant professor and outstanding postdoctor who has potential to be selected for the “Hundred Talent" Program of UESTC for promotion). We encourage the applicants who have expertise in at least one of the following fields to apply:
The assistant professor will establish a research subgroup that is affiliated with MEL headed by Prof. Chunhua Cui focusing on at least one of the aforementioned research fields. The responsibilities of assistant professors include scientific research, hiring and supervising master and PhD students and postdoctoral researchers, funding applications and international cooperation. Additional responsibilities should include the management of the laboratory.
The candidates must hold a PhD degree granted by a prestigious university in last five years and have demonstrated excellent achievements in scientific research. The successful candidate should be a team worker and should work full-time at the UESTC in China. A basic understanding of Chinese culture and mandarin should be benefit.
First stage (deadline 30 Dec 2020; no deadline for postdoc applicants): The applicants should send the personal Curriculum Vitae with the list of publications and academic achievements to Prof. Chunhua Cui, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Please specify the position you are interested to apply for in the subject of your email as well.
Second stage: The short-listed candidates are asked to submit their research proposal and they will be interviewed by our recruiting committee.
The UESTC offers competitive salary, a good start up grant and provides free accommodation for one year. We also help the candidates to apply for research funding from the NSFC and international funding bodies. The MEL provides accessible facilities include synthesis facilities such as atomic layer deposition, Retsch ball mill, spin coater, pulsed laser deposition, plasma injection, etc.; characterization facilities such as Raman, EPR, UV-vis, DEMS, XRF, gas chromatography, ion chromatography etc.
Annual salary: ≥ RMB 400,000 (before tax)
Accommodation: Free apartment for up to 1 year
Start-up grant: Research funding around RMB 1,000,000
Postdocs hiring：Subsidization for hiring qualified postdocs.
About the IFFS:
The Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences of the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China was established in 2014 as the “Special Academic Zone” of the university to boost basic research and foster innovation. Researchers with extensive international experience conduct cutting-edge research in its nurturing environment.
To make joint efforts to build first-rate university with first-rate disciplines, IFFS has established an international and interdisciplinary research team and platform by adopting an internationally compatible research organization and management mode.
About the UESTC:
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education of China. UESTC was included as one of the first universities into "Project 211" in 1997, and then the nation's “Project 985” in 2001. In 2017, UESTC was included in Category A of the “World-class University” project. After more than sixty years of development, UESTC now has evolved into a key multidisciplinary university covering all-around programs in electronic disciplines with electronic science and technology as its nucleus, engineering as its major field and a harmonious integration of natural science, engineering, management, liberal arts and medical science.Continue reading
|Title||Assistant Professorships and Postdoctoral researchers in Electrocatalysis and Solar Fuels|
|Employer||University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)|
|Job location||No.2006, Xiyuan Ave.West Hi-Tech.Zone, 611731 Chengdu|
|Published||September 18, 2020|
|Application deadline||December 30, 2020|
|Job types||Postdoc,   Researcher,   Assistant / Associate Professor  |
|Fields||Catalysis,   Electrochemistry,   Molecular Chemistry,   Theoretical Chemistry  |