Postdoctoral Research Scholar
North Carolina State University
Posting Number PG190665PD
Position Number 00109186 Position Type Post Doc FLSA Exempt
Department ID 150301 – Forest Biomaterials
Department 150301 – Forest Biomaterials Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties
The person will lead research in the development and characterization of sustainable, renewable, and biodegradable bioproducts. The person will need to do literature reviews, design experiments, conduct experiments, analyze the results, communicate the results in oral and verbal presentations, and write peer reviewed papers on the project. They will need to be skilled in a chemical, chemical engineering or related lab. The person will need to manage a lab safely and mentor students.
Duties and Responsibilities
Must be able to perform research in a chemistry lab.
Design experiments. Perform biodegradation experiments. Perform chemical modifications of biomass. Perform chemical and physical characterization of raw materials and final products.
Must be able to communicate results
Must be able to create and present powerpoint presentations, create written reports, and create peer reviewed papers. Must be able to contribute to writing research proposals.
Must be able to manage a lab and students
Must be able to lead effort to keep lab well-stocked, clean and safe. Must be able to mentor students, assisting them in designing experiments and analyzing results. Must be able to train students on techniques in the lab.
Requirements and Preferences
Work Schedule M – F, 8am – 5pm
Department Required Skills
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Experience in biomass characterization, processing, and product development or in biodegradation experimentation. Experience in textiles, paper, or agriculturally related science fields.
Required License or Certification
Valid NC Driver’s License required? Yes Commercial Driver’s License Required? No
Anticipated Hiring Range $48,000 – $50,000
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Job Open Date 03/08/2022
Quick Link https: // jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/159256
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