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Post Doctoral Associate

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Posting Details
Position Information


Job Title Post Doctoral Associate
Position Number 510440
Requisition Number B07996
Position Type Faculty 11-12 Months
Class Code
Time-limited through 12/31/2024
Type of Appointment Full-Time
Faculty Position Sub-Type Research
Length of Appointment 12 months
Internal Recruitment? No
Working Hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Department Mechanical Engineering
Organization COLLEGE OF COMPUTING, ENGINEERING, & CONSTRUCTION
Division Academic Affairs - DIV
College College of Computing, Engineering and Construction
Approved Hiring Salary Range $60,000 - $65,000
Pay Basis Annually
Equal Opportunity
In 2020, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the HEED institutions and was recognized as a 2020 Diversity Champion.
The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who reports discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of university regulation.
Carnegie
UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.
Faculty Initiatives
The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.
General Description / Primary Purpose
Funding is available for two post-doctoral fellows to work in the Hydrogen Generation and Utilization group led by Dr. James Fletcher and Dr. William Lear. The focus of these two positions is novel hydrogen generation pathways, including electrochemical processes from unusual feedstocks, reformation of wastes and biomass, and key enabling processes for hydrogen generation in general. Laboratory scale experimentation is expected, as well as analysis of complete pathways from generation to end use.

Essential Duties


Job Function
The focus of these two positions is novel hydrogen generation pathways, including electrochemical processes from unusual feedstocks, reformation of wastes and biomass, and key enabling processes for hydrogen generation in general. Laboratory scale experimentation is expected, as well as analysis of complete pathways from generation to end use.
Percentage Of Time 99

Posting Detail Information


Marginal Functions
The focus of these two positions is novel hydrogen generation pathways, including electrochemical processes from unusual feedstocks, reformation of wastes and biomass, and key enabling processes for hydrogen generation in general. Laboratory scale experimentation is expected, as well as analysis of complete pathways from generation to end use.
Required Qualifications
Faculty Position Required Qualifications
Desired qualifications include (1) a PhD in mechanical or chemical engineering, chemistry, or a related field, (2) Experience in experimentation in hydrogen generation, other than usage of commercial electrolyzers, (3) Strong skills in data analysis and scientific writing.
Departmental Requirements
Desired qualifications include (1) a PhD in mechanical or chemical engineering, chemistry, or a related field, (2) Experience in experimentation in hydrogen generation, other than usage of commercial electrolyzers, (3) Strong skills in data analysis and scientific writing.
Statement(s) of Understanding Definition
Background Check: This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.
Foreign Influence Review: Pursuant to Florida Statute 1010.35, this position requires additional information from all applicants seeking research or research related positions prior to an interview or offer of employment. Applicants must fully complete the Foreign Influence Review section of their application. Additional documents (e.g., passport) may be required based on form responses.
Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.
Required Licensure or Certification
Desired qualifications include (1) a PhD in mechanical or chemical engineering, chemistry, or a related field, (2) Experience in experimentation in hydrogen generation, other than usage of commercial electrolyzers, (3) Strong skills in data analysis and scientific writing.
Machines/Equipment used regularly
N/A
Anticipated Start Date 08/22/2022
Job Posting Date 07/14/2022
Application Review Date
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Point of Contact Information Patricia Launer x2321
Hiring Official James Fletcher
Location if not Jacksonville Jacksonville
Special Instructions
Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact William Lear at lear@ufl.edu. Initial review of applications will begin on 07/28/2022.
Quicklink https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/20676

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