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Post-Doc/Visiting Scientist - Post-Doc for ChBE - 518984

Job Description

Pay Grade/Pay Range:  Non Classified - Grade NA

Department/Organization: 214221 - Chemical and Biological Eng

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: Under the direction of a senior faculty member who serves as a mentor for the postdoctoral appointee, The Postdoctoral Fellow provides for an internship and continuation of scholarly activity and research after achieving the Ph.D. or other doctoral degree.

Additional Department Summary: The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at The University of Alabama is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral position. This position is available to individuals with research experience working with catalysts, including zeolites and supported metal nanoparticles, as well as in measuring reaction rates in gas-phase reactors. Applicants should have expertise in gas chromatography, infrared spectroscopy, and materials synthesis and characterization (e.g., by XRD, N2 adsorption, TGA/DSC and ICP-OES).

Successful candidates will hold a terminal degree in Chemical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering or Chemistry or a related field and demonstrate a record of academic achievement in research. The College and/or the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department will establish a series of structured merit-based evaluations. Initial appointments are for one year, with renewal contingent upon demonstration of research productivity and available funding.

This Postdoctoral position will conduct research in the area of catalysis and in situ spectroscopy under the supervision of Dr. James Harris and Dr. Tonya Klein.

Required Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or a related field. Applicants must be US citizens.

Candidates will need to have completed their Ph.D. or have it completed by the start of employment. Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae and include at least three references in the reference section of the application. Please upload additional documents to the “other documents” tab as needed.

Skills and Knowledge: Laboratory research experience with gas-phase reactors, catalyst synthesis and characterization, and infrared spectroscopy.

Preferred Qualifications: Research experience relating to fabrication of gas-phase packed bed reactors, in situ infrared spectroscopy, calorimetry, and zeolite synthesis.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

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