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Postdoc Research Associate- Polymer and Food Protection Consortium
Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa
 
 
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Date Posted 04/23/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Information:


Position Title:
Postdoc Research Associate- Polymer and Food Protection Consortium


Appointment Type:
Post Doc/Trainee


Job Description:
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Conducts advanced research experiments independently with minimal supervision in collaboration with PFPC research scientists, postdoctoral fellows, research professors, associated faculty, corporate scientists, and students.   2. Utilizes advanced knowledge of specific scientific protocols to analyze, interpret, and/or make deductions based on data obtained through scientific experimentation.    3. Utilizes a thorough understanding of specific scientific equipment in order to operate, manage, and maintain scientific equipment to ensure its operational condition to assure validity of data obtained through experimentation.      4. Collaborates on research projects as assigned that require novel or unique solutions involving new or emerging technology, the evaluation of alternatives and the development of experimental or design plans, making innovative as well as basic measurements, setting up advanced experimental protocols, and/or modifying equipment to obtain unique results.   5. Maintains accurate records of experiments and analysis performed based on specific experiments for a given project, conducts literature searches, and maintains an up-to-date knowledge of all current methods of experimentation through professional reading assignments.   6. Writes reports and presents data based on findings from experiments conducted for assigned projects.   7. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.   8. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contact with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses as required by the supervisor.   9. Contributes to the overall success of PFPC by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.  10.  Publishes research in appropriate journals.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

 
ABD or PHD


Preferred Qualifications:

polymer experience




 


Proposed Start Date:
May 17, 2021


Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
May 16, 2022


Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period


Time Type:
Full time


Pay Grade:
Post Docs


Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed.
 

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.


Original Posting Date:
April 22, 2021


Posting Close Date:
April 28, 2021


Job Requisition Number:
R4779



Position Information:


Position Title:
Postdoc Research Associate- Polymer and Food Protection Consortium


Appointment Type:
Post Doc/Trainee


Job Description:
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Conducts advanced research experiments independently with minimal supervision in collaboration with PFPC research scientists, postdoctoral fellows, research professors, associated faculty, corporate scientists, and students.   2. Utilizes advanced knowledge of specific scientific protocols to analyze, interpret, and/or make deductions based on data obtained through scientific experimentation.    3. Utilizes a thorough understanding of specific scientific equipment in order to operate, manage, and maintain scientific equipment to ensure its operational condition to assure validity of data obtained through experimentation.      4. Collaborates on research projects as assigned that require novel or unique solutions involving new or emerging technology, the evaluation of alternatives and the development of experimental or design plans, making innovative as well as basic measurements, setting up advanced experimental protocols, and/or modifying equipment to obtain unique results.   5. Maintains accurate records of experiments and analysis performed based on specific experiments for a given project, conducts literature searches, and maintains an up-to-date knowledge of all current methods of experimentation through professional reading assignments.   6. Writes reports and presents data based on findings from experiments conducted for assigned projects.   7. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.   8. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contact with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses as required by the supervisor.   9. Contributes to the overall success of PFPC by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.  10.  Publishes research in appropriate journals.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

 
ABD or PHD


Preferred Qualifications:

polymer experience




 


Proposed Start Date:
May 17, 2021


Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
May 16, 2022


Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period


Time Type:
Full time


Pay Grade:
Post Docs


Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed.
 

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.


Original Posting Date:
April 22, 2021


Posting Close Date:
April 28, 2021


Job Requisition Number:
R4779


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