Postdoctoral Fellow in Materials Science

Harvard University

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 Instruction

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

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

Contact Information

Jessa Piaia, Faculty Coordinator. Please use email to contact me.
Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 3

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents