Postdoctoral Associate- Si-based light emitting devices
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering - Albany, NY

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Applications are solicited for a postdoctoral position at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE), University at Albany. The appointment will be for two years, with the possibility of extension for one more year. The Postdoctoral Associate will conduct interdisciplinary research for developing electrically driven infrared (~ 1.5 mm) emitters based on nanostructures in Si or Si-compatible materials, and as part of the research project, he/she will also be responsible for setting up advanced nanophotonics capability at CNSE. Additionally, the Postdoc must be willing and able to complete duties in support of other projects as reasonably assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

A doctorate in nanoscience/ Nanoengineering, physics, electrical engineering, materials science or related field from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization. All degree requirements, including dissertation, must be completed before the appointment starts. Candidates must have received their doctoral degree within the last three years from the date of the RF Postdoctoral appointment. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to carry out independent research, strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work on multiple projects and manage time efficiently; ability to be assertive, exercise excellent judgment and decision making skills, and must be extremely organized and detail oriented; must have exceptional ability to communicate with scientists, students and other professionals. Candidates must address in their applications their abilities to work with culturally diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the design and fabrication of semiconductor devices
  • Experience in optical and electrical characterizations such as I-V, PL/EL
  • Experience in common analytic techniques such as RBS, XPS, XRD, etc.

Notes: Position contingent on the availability of funding