Research Associate-Fixed Term

Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
Apr 15, 2021
Apr 18, 2021
Organization Type
*Job no:* 685265*Work type:* Faculty/Academic Staff*Major Administrative Unit / College:* College Of Engineering*Department:* Chemical Engineering And Materials Sci 10016140*Sub Area:* FAS- Fac./Acad Staff*Salary:* Salary Commensurate with Experience*Location:* East Lansing*Categories:* Research/Scientific, Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Engineers/ArchitectsPosition SummaryThe Laboratory of Dr. Fang is seeking a highly motivated research associate (postdoc) interested in the fabrication and characterization of materials for next-generation battery applications. We are particularly interested in developing fundamental understanding of lithium metal anode and solid-state electrolytes. In addition to the primary research responsibilities, the successful applicant will participate in other lab and Chemical Engineering and Materials Science departmental activities, including assisting with training of undergraduate and/or graduate students, report writing, and grant writing. This position is initially for one year, renewable annually based on performance and the availability of funding. The position includes salary and fringe benefits for 1 year.Equal Employment Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.Required DegreeDoctorate -Materials Science or related fieldMinimum Requirements* Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in materials science, or related field by the start of the position.* The ideal candidate will have a strong chemistry background and rich experience with the synthesis and characterization of battery materials.Desired Qualifications* Expertise in the synthesis and characterization of battery materials is highly desired.* Industrial experiences in battery manufacturing is desired.Required Application MaterialsCV, cover letter, 3 references.Website StatementMichigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.*Advertised:* Dec 16, 2020 Eastern Standard Time*Applications close:* Dec 16, 2022 Eastern Standard Time