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Job No. 139311

  • Job Title:
  • Post Doc Res Assoc
  • Employer:
  • University of Wyoming
  • Location:
  • Laramie , WY
  • Posting Date:
  • 12-Sep-2018
  • Description:
  • Please Note

    The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

    We are seeking a post-doctoral researcher to lead experimental efforts in a new center focused on Artificial Intelligence integrated materials discovery at the University of Wyoming. The focus of our center is the integration of 3 key areas: novel, high throughput experimental materials synthesis, Artificial Intelligence, and Computational Modeling. The researcher will be responsible for further developing a laser induced materials synthesis laboratory with real-time spectroscopic analysis. The researcher will be working closely with computer scientists to integrate machine learning into the experimental approach.

    Minimum Qualifications

    The successful applicant must have completed a Ph.D. preferably in materials science, condensed matter physics, physical chemistry, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related discipline, with a proven capacity for excellent research that is reflected in a strong publication record.

    Desired Qualifications

    We are especially interested in hiring a researcher with extensive experimental experience in one (or more) of the following areas: laser induced graphene, chemical characterization of carbon allotropes (diamond, carbon nanotubes, graphene, graphite, etc.), optical spectroscopy, pulsed-laser deposition, and/or laser alignment experience. Experience with computer programming, including LabVIEW is particularly desired.

    Required Materials

    Interested applicants should complete the online application including uploading as one document: a detailed CV, cover letter, along with a list of publications, and at least two letters of recommendation. In the cover letter, please delineate specifically how your skills can be applied to the work in this lab.

    Hiring Statement

    The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

    Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

    We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

    Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

    Welcome to Laramie

    The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

    Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit
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  • Laramie, WY 82071
  • United States
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