Postdoc position in Yao Yang Lab, School of Engineering

Westlake University

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Postdoc position in Yao Yang Lab, School of Engineering

Category: Postdoctoral Fellow

Department: SE

Location: Yungu, Hangzhou, CN

Employment Type: Full-time


Introduction of the Lab/ Research Field

The Yang Lab in Westlake University works at the research frontiers on atomic-level structural studies, with atomic electron tomography (AET) as the main tools. Group members will have access to a state-of-the-art electron microscope (Double-corrected Spectra Ultra STEM) as well as various computational resources available on campus, and there will be plenty of opportunities to collaborate with external groups over the world for using microscopes with cutting edge research capabilities.

The research interests of Yang Lab include (1) The 3D atomic structure of nano-catalysts, 2D materials and quantum materials and its related properties; (2) Development of advanced electron microscopy methods include ptychography and machine learning based algorithm; (3) The 3D atomic structure of amorphous materials and atomic movement during amorphous-crystalline transition.


Job Description

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow (2)


1) Age under 35.

2) Ph.D. degree (obtained or about to obtain) in the fields of condense matter physics, chemistry, materials science, computer science or other related fields.

3) Passion and commitment towards scientific research; Good communication skills and ability to work independently and effectively in a highly collaborative research environment; Ability to independently conduct research and supervise graduate students.

4) Good English-speaking skills and writing skills.

5) Background in microscopy, diffraction, programming and nano-materials synthesis is favored.


Compensation and Benefits

The research team offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applications for relevant projects and programs will be encouraged and supported.

Postdoc(s) selected for China Postdoctoral Science Foundation or Zhejiang Province Selected Funding for Postdoctoral Research Projects will be entitled to further receive a supporting fund of the same amount from the Hangzhou municipal government.

Postdoc(s) who work in Hangzhou on a full-time basis after completing their postdoctoral research will be eligible for applying an allowance of 400,000RMB from the Hangzhou municipal government.


How to Apply

To apply, please send the following documents in English in PDF format to, and indicate “Postdoc Application” in the email subject.

1) CV

2) Research Statement (Less than 2 pages)

3) 2 reference letters

4) Doctoral Degree Certificate

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