Hawai'i Natural Energy Institute, SOEST, temporary, extramural funds. To begin approximately April 2020.

Training to be Performed: Participate in projects to develop electrodes for aqueous Na-based batteries.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent in science, engineering or related field.  Demonstrated ability to use electrochemical methods, especially incremental capacity, and analytical methods for the identification of degradation mechanisms. Demonstrated experience in material synthesis, electrode preparation and optimization. Demonstrated ability to maintain equipment and organization skills to handle the simultaneous testing of multiple cells. Excellent team and, written and oral communication skills. Ability to safely conduct research with minimum supervision.

Desirable Qualifications: Prior experience in electrode preparation and half-cell testing. Prior experience in design of experiments.

Stipend: $5,000 per month.

To Apply: Submit statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, names and contact information (including email address) for three work-related references, and two relevant first-author publications via email to Tammy Furuta at tfuruta@hawaii.edu. Selectee will be required to submit official transcripts prior to their start date. All documentation become the property of the school. 

Closing Date: Continuous recruitment until the position is filled, with applications to be screened beginning immediately. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  

Inquiries: Dr. Matthieu Dubarry at matthieu@hawaii.edu.

Continuous recruitment