Chemistry postdoc in NMR, MRI, magnetometry and battery research

Note: This ad is on behalf of our colleague Alexej Jershow, PhD at the department of chemistry.

The Job

Applications are solicited for an individual to be appointed as an postdoctoral associate under the supervision of Alexej Jerschow. The research will focus on one or both of these research areas:

  • In-situ and operando NMR/ MRI and magnetometry of batteries
  • Study of nuclear spin singlet state life times and singlet relaxation mechanisms, the development of efficient singlet/ triplet conversion pulse sequences and methodology, as well as para-hydrogen induced polarization (PHIP)

There is also an opportunity to be involved in other ongoing projects in the laboratory.

Expected Qualifications

Successful applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in a related field. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in two or more of these areas:

  • MRI, NMR
  • Machine learning and image processing
  • Hardware/microcontroller/FPGA/data acquisition set up/ programming/ operation
  • Magnetometry
  • Electrochemistry
  • MD or ab initio simulations

To Apply

Submit a cover letter summarizing research experience and specifying the interests in this position; a curriculum vitae (including a full list of publications); a statement of research interests; and two letters of reference. The application can be submitted through this link.

Selected Relevant Publications


The lab is located in newly renovated facilities of the Molecular Nanoscience Center at NYU’s Washington Square Campus in the heart of Manhattan.

Timeline, Salary, and Benefits

The terms of employment which would be a year, with a possibility of renewal, include a competitive salary and other benefits. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

New York University is committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, or disability.


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Philanthropic Support

We gratefully acknowledge generous support for radiology research at NYU Langone Health from:
• The Big George Foundation
• Raymond and Beverly Sackler
• Bernard and Irene Schwartz

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