Research Associate-Fixed Term

Job description

Job no: 696901
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Packaging 10002634
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union
Position Summary

The School of Packaging in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has 2 open Research Associate positions. Candidates are encouraged to apply if they have expertise in polymer processing (rheology, cast and blown films, molding)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Polymer Chemistry, Chemistry, Material S

Minimum Requirements

Candidates will have completed a PhD in Polymer Chemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or a closely related field by the position start date.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates will have a good record of productivity in polymer processing (e.g polymer blends, rheology, cast/blown films, molding ect) and polymer characterization (e.g DSC, DMA, TGA, tensile properties.

Required Application Materials

Candidates will submit the following materials online:

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter

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Advertised: Apr 6, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 6, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 4/6/2023
Work Type: Full Time