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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Positions at Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen)

Harbin Institute of Technology

Location: Shenzhen - China
Salary: ¥260,000 to ¥340,000
£29,692 to £38,828 converted salary* per annum with LOW tax
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th October 2019
Closes: 9th December 2019

Research in H2 & Fuel Cells:

The research of our group is focusing on PEM Fuel Cells and Water Electrolysers (PEMFC/PEMWE), as well as Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Electrolysis Cells (SOFC/SOEC). It covers multi-disciplines such as inorganic chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science and technology, mechanical engineering, etc. We invite highly motivated individuals with a PhD degree to join us in the following studies:

Synthesis and characterization of the electro-catalysts or other materials and components for fuel cells or electrolysis cells; 

Advanced structural design, manufacturing technology and performance optimization for cells or stacks;

Combined microstructural/chemical investigation, electrochemical testing and diagnosis of the components, cells or stacks;

Simulation of mass and thermal transfer, and electrochemical and mechanical properties of the cells or stacks;

There will be 2 postdoc positions starting from 2020 spring and the duration will be 2 years. The salary is ¥260,000-340,000 CNY (approx. £29,500-38,600 GBP) per annum with LOW tax. The location is HIT campus in downtown Shenzhen (one of the top four Chinese super-cities and best known for its world leading high-tech industry, ~20 km to Hong Kong and ~50 km to Macau).

Requirements:

Self-motivated researchers with a PhD in materials science, electrochemistry, chemistry or chemical engineering, or mechanical engineering are encouraged to apply. Research experience in fuel cells, electrolysers and electrochemistry is an advantage. Good journal publication track record and English communication skills are preferred. The applicant should work independently and also collaboratively in a team.

Application:

Qualifies applicants are invited to send CV, copy of three representative publications, copy of certificates, two recommendation letters, research statement (describing research experience and research plan) to: Dr. Tao (taoyoukun@hit.edu.cn)

About the University:

Founded in 1920, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) has developed into an open, multidisciplinary, research-oriented, leading national university of China, with science and engineering as its core, encompassing management, liberal arts, economy and law as a whole. HIT has three campuses located from the far north to the south of mainland China ‒ Harbin Campus, Weihai Campus and Shenzhen Campus (HITSZ).

An initiating member of top nine University Union (C9) in China from 1999;

A key member of the project ‘211’ and ‘985’ of Chinese universities;

One of the Double First-Class Universities of China;

The 8th of China and top 200 of the world (2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities);

Engineering: the 2nd in China and the 6th of the world (2018 US NEWS Universities);

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

   
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