Cahill’s research program at GW actively explores the self-assembly of actinide p-block bearing hybrid materials. The project requires post-doctoral level participation and oversight to develop synthesis techniques, establish assembly criteria, delineate structure-property relationships, and conduct computational evaluations thereof.
This position is primarily a temporary/training position in which the successful candidate will play plays a substantive role in planning and conducting research by designing and conducting experiments in a controlled laboratory setting. In collaboration with the Principal Investigator, this role will participate in the planning of independent research, will analyze and interpret data, will publish results, will represent the university at conferences and meetings, and may develop new theories and methodologies. This position may also help the Principal Investigator to lead and direct the work of lower level research staff. This role performs work under the supervision of experienced researchers.
This position may also help the Principal Investigator to lead and direct the work of lower level research staff and analyze and interpret data . This role performs work under the supervision of experienced researchers. This position will report to Dr. Christopher Cahill.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts active laboratory research on an independent basis in collaboration with the Principal Investigator. Designs and evaluates experiments; develops new ideas that promote current research; and, plans and develops research methods and techniques within Cahill’s research program.
Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of Cahill. In conjunction therewith, presents findings at internal meetings and external conferences. Attends, contributes to and as necessary leads internal and external meetings.
Operates specialized scientific equipment. Teaches techniques to others, trains and oversees students and ensures that responsibilities identified within internal policies are met by all research members.
Oversees the maintenance of lab and equipment therein. As needed, orders materials and supplies.
Performs other work related duties (administrative, completing forms, etc) as assigned. Not providing specifics here does not preclude Cahill from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.