Postdoctoral position open in the area of nanocomposite coatings

Postdoctoral position open in the area of synthesis and in-situ characterization of nano-composite coatings at Bilkent University, Department of Chemistry, Ankara Turkey

Period of employment and compensation: The initial contract period corresponds to twelve months from the starting date, can be expanded upon mutual agreement. Total package involves monthly salary, on-campus private housing, lunch tickets and private health insurance.

Job description:
The postdoctoral associate will work in the group that focuses on development of new nano-composite materials for several hi-tech
applications, such as bio-functional coatings, ultra-hard/erosion resistant coating applications. PD will be also closely collaborating with theoretical physics and surface science groups.

Qualifications:
PhD in physics, chemistry, material science, engineering or equivalent scientific discipline. Projects will require hands-on experience in vacuum technology (HV and UHV) and magnetron sputter deposition technique, skills in the use of surface characterization techniques such as XPS, AES, ATR-FTIR etc, and familiarity in hardness and other thin film properties measurement techniques.
In addition, post doc is expected to be efficient at scientific and personal communication: writing papers, making conference presentations, and participating in training and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

Preferred starting date: September, 2010.

How to apply:
Email your preferred area of research and CV and request two recommendation letters to be
emailed on your behalf to Erman Bengu => bengu_AT_fen_DOT_bilkent_DOT_edu_DOT_tr

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