Post-Doc Scholar

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Posting Details

Job TitlePost-Doc ScholarRequisition NumberDU06077Department Name40550:Ctr For Applied Energy ResWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$48,000.00/AnnuallyType of PositionTemporaryPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education

PhD in Physical Chemistry

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Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting up to 20lbs, sitting standing for long periods of time


Monday – Friday 8:00-5:00PM, occasional evening and weekends.

Job Summary

The Center for Applied Energy Research is seeking to fill a Post-Doctoral position in the Power Generation and Utility Fuels group. This position will participate in laboratory vapor-liquid equilibrium data measurement and analyses. This position is responsible for meticulous laboratory work that includes following Standard Operating Procedures and updating when necessary, taking measurements and recording observations, collecting, compiling, and processing data, maintaining laboratory apparatus and a clean work area and environment. Attention to detail and assurance of data quality are critical. Additionally requirements include contributing to the analysis of test information and data, conferring and collaborating with technicians, scientists and engineers to conduct analyses of research projects and interpreting test results. Results and analyses must be reported and presented on a routine basis. A successful candidate must be continually safety conscious, self-motivated, reliable and have the ability to lift, and climb stairs and ladders.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The successful candidate will have:
• PhD in Physical Chemistry preferred
• Previous scientific, hands-on, laboratory research experience, specifically with VLE apparatus preferred
• Excellent written and oral communication skills required

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

PhD in Physical Chemistry

Deadline to Apply11/20/2019University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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        Posted: 10/20/2019
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