Opportunities | June 14th, 2022
Opportunity for Post-Doctoral in Chemistry / Physics

Project: advanced studies of optical and X-ray spectroscopy to master the charge transfer processes in luminescent materials.

The postdoctoral fellow will join the scientific cooperation involving the Institute of Chemistry at USP, the LNLS-CNPEM (Sirius) and the University of Ghent, Belgium. The bilateral project aims to identify the chemical and structural nature of defects in materials with persistent luminescence, developing a methodology based on a fast X-ray absorption technique combined with light irradiation.


No.: 5187

Area of ​​knowledge: Chemistry

FAPESP process number:

Project title: Advanced studies of optical and X-ray spectroscopy to master charge transfer processes in luminescent materials

Area of ​​expertise: Chemistry / Physics

Number of vacancies: 1

Start: 09/01/2022

Responsible Researcher: Lucas Carvalho Veloso Rodrigues

Unit/Institution: Institute of Chemistry – University of São Paulo

Deadline for registration: 07/11/2022

Published: 06/08/2022

Location: Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes, 748, Sao Paulo

E-mail for registration: lucascvr@iq.usp.br


The selected candidate will have the following assignments within the scope of the project:

– Synthesize glass ceramics with the addition of X-ray attenuators;

– Study the effect of high flux X-rays on stability through nanoscale resolution X-ray measurements;

– Design and carry out time-resolved X-ray absorption experiments with in situ light irradiation;

– Model and interpret the time-resolved EXAFS data;


The candidate is expected to have experience in at least one of the following topics: i) solid-state luminescent processes; ii) analyzes involving Synchrotron radiation (XANES and EXAFS); and iii) synthesis of glasses and/or glass-ceramics and Scientific Instrumentation for the characterization of these materials.

Interested parties should send an email to the project coordinator, Lucas Rodrigues (lucascvr@iq.usp.br), containing: letter of interest (1 to 2 pages), Curriculum Lattes and a letter of recommendation from a senior researcher in the area.

The vacancy is open to Brazilians and foreigners. The selected candidate will receive a Post-Doctoral Scholarship from FAPESP (R$ 8,479.20 monthly) and a Technical Reserve equivalent to 10% of the annual value of the scholarship to cover unforeseen expenses directly related to the research activity.