PostDoc Research Associate
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The position collaborates with the PI and other group members to conceive and direct project development in diverse areas ranging from soy-based thermoplastics, asphalt materials, performance advantaged polyamides, chemically recyclable polyesters, and block copolymer reinforced resins for additive manufacturing. The position will be expected to design and conduct experiments supporting these projects, to interpret and report on experimental results, to develop and deliver public presentations at internal and external venues, and to guide and train others in the conduct of experiments and data interpretation. The position will also be expected to lead and support the development of research proposals, manuscripts for publication, and intellectual property disclosures. The duties of this position also include the maintenance and supervision of the daily operation of the state-of-the-art experimental facilities.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Demonstrated expertise with RAFT polymerization, thermomechanical characterization, electron microscopy.
Proposed Start Date:
September 1, 2022
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
December 31, 2022
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
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2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
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Why Choose ISU?
Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Postdocs enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:
• Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans;
• Generous vacation, holiday, and sick time and leave plans;
• Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa);
• Flexible Spending Accounts;
• Various voluntary benefits and discounts
• Employee Assistance Program;
• Wellbeing Program.
Original Posting Date:
May 24, 2022
Posting Close Date:
May 31, 2022
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