Open Positions

Postdoctoral Scholars

 OPEN IMMEDIATELY : 
Inorganic Nanomaterials for Catalysis 

ONE Lab at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is expecting an Inorganic Chemist to join as a postdoctoral scholar on a project funded by Saudi Aramco - KAIST CO2 Management Center. The ideal candidate should be a fresh graduate within 2 years from the conferral date and a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry is required. Profound inorganic nanomaterials chemistry and crystallography knowledge with matching laboratory skills in catalysis applications is necessary to fulfill the job requirements, and expertise in Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) is a plus. The candidate is primarily expected to study new reforming catalysts. Knowledge in characterization of nanomaterials is expected. The research scope of our group is broadly defined in energy and environment, and all group members are welcome to explore new directions. Salary will be commensurate with the experience and expertise. Proficiency in English is compulsory. Appointment is for one year, extendable to two years. Collaborative trips to overseas (Saudi Arabia) may be required. Korean nationals are preferred but international scholars will be sponsored for a working visa. Position comes with regular retirement pension payments (collectible without penalty after termination of contract) and comprehensive health insurance for the whole family. Please submit your CV (photo must be included for verification) with a tailored cover letter specifically addressing the description of the job to postdoc@caferyavuz.com. Candidate screening will start immediately. Appointment date may be adjusted but not to be later than September 1, 2017.

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Although not urgent, the following areas are also open for consideration:

Synthetic Organic Chemistry 

ONE Lab at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is expecting a Synthetic Organic Chemist to join as a postdoctoral scholar. Ideally, the candidate should be:  A fresh graduate (within 1-2 years of PhD) at the time of appointment and a PhD in Organic Chemistry is required. Profound organic synthetic knowledge with matching laboratory skills and expertise in heterocyclic aromatic synthesis is a plus. The candidate is primarily expected to develop organic building blocks and their respective porous organic materials. Knowledge in characterization of porous materials is a plus. The research scope of our group is broadly defined in energy and environment, and all group members are welcome to explore new directions. Salary will be commensurate with the experience. Proficiency in English is compulsory. Please submit your CV (photo must be included for verification) with a tailored cover letter specifically addressing the description of the job to postdoc@caferyavuz.com.

Porous Polymers 
We are looking for an organic chemist who has proven experience on porous polymers. Salary is competitive. Korean nationals are preferred but international scholars will be sponsored for a working visa. Position is open immediately pending funding approval. Appointment is for one year, extendable to two years. Collaborative trips to overseas (US, Qatar, Turkey) may be required. A second appointment may be made depending on the applicant qualifications. Please send your current CV with a cover letter and three letters of recommendation to postdoc@caferyavuz.com.

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We're generally interested in candidates with the expertise in the following areas:

1. Synthetic chemistry.
The candidate should have proven experience in synthesis of nanomaterials. Organic chemistry knowledge is a plus. Polymer chemists are also welcome. Salary is competitive. Korean nationals are preferred but international scholars will be sponsored for a working visa. Appointment is for one year, extendable to two years. Collaborative trips to overseas (US, Qatar, Turkey) may be required. A second appointment may be made depending on the applicant qualifications. Please send your current CV with a cover letter and three letters of recommendation to postdoc@caferyavuz.com.

2. Catalysis.
We're looking for a PhD level scientist with substantial knowledge and experience in gas catalysis (esp. CH4, CO2). Familiarity with DSC, TGA and Quadrupole MS is strongly preferred. Expertise on GC, XRD, SEM, TEM, BET, ICP is a plus. Salary is competitive. Korean nationals are preferred but international scholars will be sponsored for a working visa. Appointment is for one year, extendable to two years. Collaborative trips to overseas (US, Qatar, Turkey) may be required. Please send your current CV with a cover letter and three letters of recommendation to postdoc@caferyavuz.com.

3. Environmental sciences.
An environmental engineering PhD in water treatment is a must. Significant experience in detection and removal of waterborne contaminants is required. ICP-AES, ICP-MS familiarity is essential. The candidates who worked on nanomaterials is preferred. Salary is competitive. Korean nationals are preferred but international scholars will be sponsored for a working visa. Appointment is for one year, extendable to two years. Collaborative trips to overseas (US, Qatar, Turkey) may be required. Please send your current CV with a cover letter and three letters of recommendation to postdoc@caferyavuz.com.


Visiting Professors

We're open for visiting and sabbatical requests in chemical, material and environmental sciences. Please send your current CV with a cover letter to visiting@caferyavuz.com


Graduate Students

We're interested in potential graduate students from all areas of physical sciences. Please check our research page for the most up to date information on what we do. After filing an official application with the EEWS department and KAIST admissions office, please send a cover letter indicating the degree program of interest (MS or PhD) and a current CV with the contact information of 3 references to grad@caferyavuz.com. KAIST graduates and Korean nationals are preferred but we're also open for highly qualified international scholars to join our group.

Undergraduate and High School Interns

Please send an email to intern@caferyavuz.com. A current CV is optional but welcome. KAIST students (including exchange students) can join any time of the year but non-KAIST candidates should aim for the summer internships. High school internships will be mainly granted for the summer months but an extension to the school year may be possible.

Staff

Please send your current CV with a cover letter to staff@caferyavuz.com.
 
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