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Postdoctoral fellows: Currently there is no opening for postdoc. Please check again later for new openings.

Graduate students: Two Ph.D. student positions are available immediately, starting as early as Spring 2011, in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA. Students who have a Bachelorís degree in Chemical Engineering are preferred; however, other closely related majors including Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, Polymers, or Biochemical/ Biomedical Engineering will be considered. A Masterís degree is preferred, but is not required. The first position is in the area of nanomaterials synthesis (nanoparticles and nanowires), materials characterization (SEM, TEM, XRD, AFM, etc); prior experience with catalysts, electrochemistry, or electrospinning will be a plus. The second position is in the area of nanomaterials assembly and nano-device integration; related experience in self-assembly, electronics assembly and packaging, nano-sensors or biosensors is desired.

If interested in any of the positions, please contact Dr. Zhiyong Gu directly at Zhiyong_Gu@uml.edu, with the following information: resume, copy of transcript, copies of TOEFL (international students only) and GRE scores, and research interest statement. For the initial screening, scanned materials are ok. Strong candidates will be encouraged to submit formal applications to the Graduate School.

Undergraduate students: undergraduate students are encouraged to join the group to either conduct independent research project or take supervised course for credits.

Visiting scientists: Interested candidates are encouraged to contact the PI for further information. These who donít need financial support or can bring their own supports are welcome to join the group. Partial financial support might be possible.†††

Please send all applications or inquiries with a copy of your CV and research interests to: Zhiyong_Gu@uml.edu. Suitable candidates will be contacted promptly.