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Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemical Engineering

Department of Materials Science & Engineering at Jimma University is looking for highly talented researchers to join our international team conducting research in the realm of chemical engineering.

8 months in Jimma University including teaching duty
4 months in one of our collaborating labs in the United States or Europe (depending on the project)

The project is coordinated by Professor Ali Eftekhari (Director of National Institute of Arts & Sciences, President of American Nano Society, and Founding Chair of Department of Materials Science & Engineering). The research projects are highly result-oriented and well-defined to achieve planned results in due time.


A PhD in chemical engineering or related disciplines.
Background in research topics in the realms of chemical engineering
Excellent experimental skills
Good knowledge of materials characterization (note that this project is based on materials)
Excellent writing and communication skills

Features and Benefits

☑ Tax-free salary in the range of $25,000 - $40,000.
☑ Home allowance.
☑ Covering required flights.
☑ Department of Materials Science & Engineering has an international atmosphere with faculty members from various countries.
☑ The project is totally international with strong network with leading research groups in various countries (our team members can find other positions in the course of joint projects).
☑ Jimma University is the nationally first-ranked university with over 40,000 students and 3,000 staff.
☑ The official language of education in Ethiopia is English from high school.
☑ The university has its own farm and dairy and provide fresh natural products to staff.


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Jimma University
Nationally first-ranked university with over 40,000 students, 3,000 staff, 60 departments spread across 7 campuses. City: Jimma
Country: Ethiopia

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