Graduate Research Assistant (Solar Energy Conversion) hneieditor May 15, 2024

Graduate Research Assistant (Solar Energy Conversion)

Position Number: 0000GA11
Hiring Unit: Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute
Location: Mānoa
Date Posted: May 15, 2024
Closing Date: May 30, 2024
Monthly Type: 11-month
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Temporary/Permanent: Temporary

Other Conditions: Extramural funds. To begin approximately June 2024. Renewal of appointment is contingent upon availability of funds, program/operational needs and satisfactory performance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Principal Investigator in conducting research related to materials development for solar energy conversion, with emphasis on chalcogenide perovskite materials.
  • Responsible for successfully completing EHSO laboratory safety training, planning and conducting materials development experiments, performing characterization techniques, and reporting the finding in a publication style report.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Full-time, classified UHM graduate student in good academic standing (3.0 GPA or above)
  2. B.S. in mechanical or electrical engineering.
  3. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  4. Ability to work effectively in research organizations and establish and maintain professional relationships with coworkers.

Desirable Qualifications:

  1. Basic knowledge in solar materials sciences.

To Apply:

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Click on the “Apply” button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach the required documents: 1. cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, 2. current curriculum vitae, 3. statement of research interests, 4. names of three (3) professional references with contact information (including email addresses), and 5. official transcripts (copies accepted, however official transcripts will be required upon hire). Incomplete applications will not be considered and all documentation become the property of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

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Closing Date: May 30, 2024

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

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