Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nanomaterials at Jimma University in Ethiopia

Department of Materials Science & Engineering Jimma University is offering postdoctoral fellowship in Ethiopia. Fellowship covers tax-free salary, home allowance and airfare. Applicant must have a PhD degree in materials science & engineering, chemistry. The main criterion of selection is the motivation and passion for cutting-edge research.. Department of Materials Science & Engineering is a national role model for research-oriented department, established with a start-up budget of USD 10 million with a focus on nanomaterials. Obviously, nanomaterials research is the heart of the department, which is supervised by Professor Ali Eftekhari, President of the American Nano Society, and Founding Chair of the Department. The nanomaterials group has a fellowship for a talented researcher who is interested in different aspects of nanomaterials. The groups research is devoted to (i) fundamental studies of basic nanomaterials such as different forms of carbon, and (ii) practical applications of nanomaterials, e.g., in energy systems. Our projects are in collaboration with other research groups in the US and EU. Depending on the projects, our researchers may visit our partner groups in the United States and Europe.. This fellowship is for pursuing postdoctoral level at Jimma University in Ethiopia.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The fellowship is awarded in nanomaterials at Jimma University in Ethiopia.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· A PhD in materials science & engineering, chemistry or closely related disciplines.
· Background in research topics in the realms of clinical chemistry or medicinal chemistry
· Commitment to teaching excellence (teaching at different levels is part of the job duties)
· Excellent experimental skills
· Good knowledge of materials characterization
· Good skills in synthesis and chemistry lab.
· Excellent writing and communication skills
Benefits of the scholarship:  -Tax-free salary in the range of $25,000 – $40,000. – Home allowance. -Covering required flights. -Department of Materials Science & Engineering has an international atmosphere with faculty members from various countries. -The project is totally international with strong network with leading research groups in various countries (our team members can find other positions in the course of joint projects). -Jimma University is the nationally first-ranked university with over 40,000 students and 3,000 staff. -The official language of education in Ethiopia is English from high school. – The university has its own farm and dairy and provides fresh natural products to staff.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not Known
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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