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Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Date Posted May 5, 2021
Title Postdoctoral Researcher
University University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Sustainable Engineering
    Polymer Science
    Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Energy Technology
    Engineering - Other

The Energy Transport and Conversion Lab at the University of Hawaii at Manoa has an opening (to start as soon as possible) for a postdoctoral researcher to join its research team.

The postdoc will lead a project to develop a highly thermally conductive polymer composite by employing various synthetic approaches. The postdoc is expected to work on several areas including synthesis, instrumentation, thermal and mechanical characterization, electron microscopy, and spectroscopy.

The candidate should have, or be near to completing, a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, materials science, chemical engineering, or a related field, and have a strong interest in thermal transport and material characterization. Expertise in experimental characterizations and knowledge on nanoscale thermal transport phenomena is desired. Familiarity with polymer-related research is advantageous.

How to apply: Please email Prof. Woochul Lee (woochull at with the subject line "Postdoc Application by Your_Full_Name". The email should contain a SINGLE PDF attachment titled "Your_Full_Name.pdf" that includes the following contents: cover letter (less than 2 pages, contains the summary of your previous work and research interests), complete CV, and, names and contact information for a minimum of three references. Strong candidates will be contacted for a Zoom interview. The position will be open until filled.

  • The University of Hawaii is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, national guard absence, status as a covered veteran, pregnancy, and domestic or sexual violence victim status. This policy covers admission and access to and participation, treatment, and employment in the University’s programs and activities.

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Contact Information

  • Woochul Lee
    Mechanical Engineering
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
    2540 Dole St.
    Holmes Hall 302
    Honolulu, HI 96822


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