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Position: Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Institution: University of North Texas
Location: Denton, Texas, United States
Duties: Development of novel AM processes and materials, with particular emphasis on multilaterals printing; Design and development of novel (3D/4D) electronic devices and rechargeable batteries by AM process; Nanocomposite formulating, including optimization of compounding procedures, particle loading, and particle surface modifications; Work with various nanoparticles, particularly 2D materials (MoS2, WS2) and carbon-based (CNTs, graphene) including particle modification (chemical surface treatments)
Requirements: Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a closely related field; Research experience and track record of publications in AM, nanomaterials, energy storages and electronic sensing devices
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Job Alerts Log In /Create Account Help Benefits Notice of Intent to Hire UNT Annual Security Report UNTHSC Annual Security Report UNT Dallas Annual Security Report Postdoctoral Research Assoc Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants should submit Curriculum Vita, Narrative Describing Scholarly Research, and Sample Publications. Applications will be accepted until the position is closed. Position Details Position Information UNT System Overview Welcome to the University of North Texas System . UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton , the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000 students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year. Posting Title Postdoctoral Research Assoc Department UNT-Ctr Agile & Adaptive Add. Mfg-190405 College/School Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility ORP Eligible Additional Retirement Information For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php . Salary Information Department Summary UNT is rapidly building its Center for Agile and Adaptive Manufacturing ( CAAAM ), a State of Texas funded multi-million-dollar initiative with a multi-disciplinary focus on further advancing the science and technology of additive manufacturing (AM). CAAAM was established in 2019 and has evolved into a comprehensive research facility (https://caaam.unt.edu/). CAAAM involves a multi-disciplinary team of researchers from materials science, mechanical engineering, manufacturing, data science, cybersecurity, and logistics & supply chain management, committed to collaborating on large research projects with an emphasis on additive manufacturing. Specifically, data science & analytics and physics-based AM process modeling for its thermokinetic effects on materials in the context of advanced manufacturing systems in general and additive manufacturing systems more specifically continue to be emphasis of CAAAM activities. UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI /MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba. Position Summary A Postdoctoral Researcher position in functional materials additive manufacturing (AM) is available in the Center for Agile and Adaptive Manufacturing ( CAAAM ) (caaam.unt.edu), a State of Texas funded multi-million-dollar initiative with a multi-disciplinary focus on further advancing the science and technology of additive manufacturing (AM). with the emphasis of the position will be on the development of nanomaterials for AM and understanding of AM process optimization, functional materials design and compositional grading, electro-chemical and piezoelectric responses in AM components. The post-doctoral researcher will work with staff members and technologists within CAAAM in using a range of techniques to characterize key properties of nanomaterials/composites and performance of AM components. Should be familiar with and able to synthesize nanomaterials/composites and slurries for AM, and characterize the materials and structures using various electrical and electro-chemical and other standard mechanical testing. The specific Postdoctoral Researcher roles are: Development of novel AM processes and materials, with particular emphasis on multilaterals printing Design and development of novel (3D/4D) electronic devices and rechargeable batteries by AM process Nanocomposite formulating, including optimization of compounding procedures, particle loading, and particle surface modifications Work with various nanoparticles, particularly 2D materials (MoS2, WS2) and carbon-based (CNTs, graphene) including particle modification (chemical surface treatments) Perform materials characterization, including: electro-chemical characterization, Battery performance test, CV, EIS , Raman, XPS , SEM , and piezoelectricity Electrical testing, including IV measurement, piezoelectricity, dielectric constant; Mechanical testing, including standard measurements Basic lab and equipment maintenance Support graduate and undergraduate students, assist/lead preparation of research proposals and scientific/technical papers and presentations. Minimum Qualifications Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a closely related field. Research experience and track record of publications in AM, nanomaterials, energy storages and electronic sensing devices. Preferred Qualifications Required License / Registration / Certification Physical Requirements Ability to communicate Area of Specialty Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. Driving University Vehicle No Job Duties Description of Job Duty Synthesis of nanomaterials and AM slurries Description of Job Duty Design and fabrication of 3D printed electronic devices and energy devices Description of Job Duty Develop multi-materials printing process and novel 3D/4D devices Description of Job Duty Characterization of materials, electronic devices and energy devices Description of Job Duty Writing journal papers and publication in a high-impact journal Description of Job Duty Advise students and collaborate with other researchers Description of Job Duty Support advisor in writing proposal and proposal submission Description of Job Duty Support advisor in preparing reports to sponsored programs Description of Job Duty Presentation of research outcomes to relevant meetings or conferences Posting Detail Information Posting Number F962P Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants should submit Curriculum Vita, Narrative Describing Scholarly Research, and Sample Publications. Applications will be accepted until the position is closed. Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/64045 Position End Date (if temporary) Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents Curriculum Vitae Narrative Describing Scholarly Research Sample Publication 1 Sample Publication 2 Optional Documents Sample Publication 3 1901 Main Street Dallas, TX 75201 Back to top If you have questions or need assistance, please call us at 855.878.7650 (option #3) or email HRemployment@untsystem.edu . For information on Student Employment, please follow the links below: UNT Students UNTHSC Students UNT Dallas Students Copyright © UNT System To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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