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Postdoctoral Scholar or Research Scientist - Chemical and Materials Engineering

Employer
University of Nevada, Reno
Location
Reno, NV
Closing date
Aug 6, 2022

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Sector
Science
Organization Type
Corporate
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The Chemical and Materials Engineering Department invites applications for a non-tenure track, 12- month position at the Postdoctoral Scholar or Research Scientist level. The successful candidate will support a project in the area of molten salts research and high temperature systems. Activities will include research, development, reporting, presenting, publishing, and project management. This position is expected to mentor and work with students and staff within this research group and monitor project progress to ensure benchmarks are met. This position is supported by industry funded research grants and continued funding is contingent upon candidate meeting the deliverables. This position is contingent upon funding.

Due to project timelines, the ideal candidate will be able to start immediately.

Required Qualifications

Postdoctoral Scholar - PhD in Materials Science Engineering, Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Chemistry or closely related field by time of appointment. The degree must have been completed within the past five years.

Research Scientist - BS in Materials Science Engineering, Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Chemistry or closely related field and 2 years of related work experience.

All applicants must possess knowledge of Chemistry, and should be willing and able to work with mercury.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with experience in electrochemistry, batteries, liquid metal batteries, and/or corrosion

Compensation Grade

Postdoctoral Scholar

Research Scientist

Salary Schedules

Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

College Information

Substantial growth in both student enrollment and tenure-track faculty positions has led the College of Engineering to unprecedented success and new levels of performance that contributed significantly to the University's elevation to Carnegie R1 status. For the past two years, all of our ranking-eligible graduate programs have been ranked by the U.S. News & World Report, and in the most recent calendar year, new research funding surpassed $25 million. Last fall, the new 100,000-square-foot William N. Pennington Engineering Building opened. With its 150 graduate workstations, 40 laboratories and ISO Class 5 (Class 100) cleanroom, it enables our students and faculty to continue to build on the College's robust tradition of excellence in pursuit of high-impact research that improves lives in our state, across our nation and around the world.

Exempt
Yes
Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%
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Attach the following attachments to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno
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