Graduate Research Assistant (2D Materials Synthesis) [2 positions] hneieditor September 1, 2022

Graduate Research Assistant (2D Materials Synthesis) [2 positions available]

Hawai’i Natural Energy Institute, SOEST, 11-month, temporary, extramural funds. To begin Fall 2022, two half-time position, 20 hours per week.

Duties to be Performed: Assist the Principal Investigator in conducting research related to materials development for solar energy conversion, with emphasis on developing two-dimensional materials for solar cells applications. The graduate research assistant will be expected to be trained in EHSO laboratory safety, plan and conduct materials development experiments, perform characterization techniques, and report the finding in a publication style report.

Minimum Qualifications: Master of Science in mechanical or electrical engineering, physics, chemistry, materials science, computer science, or related scientific fields. Prior admission to the engineering graduate program at the University of Hawaiʻi’s Department of Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work effectively in research organizations and to establish and maintain professional relationships with coworkers.

Salary: $2,526 per month (GA-16).

To Apply: Submit: 1) a cover letter which includes your statement of research interest and identifies which graduate program at the University of Hawaiʻi you have been accepted to or are currently enrolled in; and 2) curriculum vitae via email to Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Inquiries: Dr. Nicolas Gaillard at (808) 956-2342 or

Closing Date: Continuous recruitment until the position is filled; applications review to begin on September 12, 2022.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

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