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Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellow in Materials Science in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Postdoctoral Fellow in Materials Science

School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Department/Area Materials Research

Position Description

The Li Group is looking for a postdoctoral research fellow for projects on battery materials/devices or strongly correlated materials. Recent Ph.D. and postdocs with a background in materials science, physics, applied physics, chemistry, or a related field are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have expertise in some of the following areas:

  • Design, synthesis, and testing of electrochemical energy storage materials

  • Advanced characterizations of energy-related materials

  • Design of battery devices

  • DFT simulations

  • Theoretical and simulation approaches for strongly correlated materials

    Basic Qualifications


Additional Qualifications

Strong communication skills, motivation in scientific research, and experience in writing scientific papers are required. Candidates with a strong background in solid-state batteries or unconventional superconductors are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions

Please submit a current CV with publications listed along with three references.

SEAS is dedicated to building a diverse and welcoming community, and we strongly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups.

Contact Information

Jessa Piaia, Faculty Coordinator

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 3


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