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Post-doctoral fellowship in Electrochemistry / Electrocatalysis

Field of knowledge: Chemistry
FAPESP process: FAPESP: 2013/07296-2.
Project title: Center for the Development of Functional Materials
Working area: Electrochemistry and material science
Principal investigator: Lucia Helena Mascaro
Unit/Instituition: Department of Chemistry - Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar)
Deadline for submissions: 11/10/2017
Place: Rod. Washington Luiz, km 235, Monjolinho. CP 676, 13565905 - São Carlos, SP – Brazil.

A Post-doctoral fellowship is available within the project FAPESP/CEPID- Center for the Development of Functional Materials. Its main objective is an investigation of catalytic materials for CO2 reduction. Candidates must have degree in Chemistry or Material Science and should have experience in electrochemical techniques and supported nanoparticles metallic catalyst synthesis. In addition, it is desirable that the candidate be familiar with different physical characterization techniques, such as: Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS), X-ray diffraction (XRD), Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS); knowledge in vibrational absorption spectroscopy in the infrared region and/or chromatographic techniques.

Job Requirements

This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP's Post-Doctoral fellowship in the amount of R$ 7,174.80 monthly and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 15% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent in items directly related to the research activity.
Candidates must hold a PhD degree obtained in the country or abroad in the area of Chemistry or Materials Science for a maximum of 7 (seven) years. The candidate should post publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals in the project area.

Interested applicants should send an email to by 11/10/2017, containing the following documents, in pdf format:

i) Presentation Letter, which the candidate will explain his motivation and experience on the subject of the project;
ii) Recommendation Letter;
iii) Curriculum vitae or CV Lattes.
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Contact Information
Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Lucia Mascaro
Rod. Washington Luiz km 235
Sao Carlos 13565905
Position Type
Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Start Date
Job End Date
Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
References Required
Publications Required
Pay (per year)
From 85,000 To 85,000  
Education Level
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Job Type
No Travel