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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 563771
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Packaging 10002634
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Position Summary

The School of Packaging has 4 research associate positions available.  These positions are focused on the development of organic synthesis, coatings and polymeric materials for packaging and non-packaging applications.  Candidates are encouraged to apply if they have expertise in one or more areas relevant to organic synthesis, catalysis, coatings  and polymeric materials.

Candidates will be expected to develop and execute experiments and report progress to Dr. Rabnawaz.  In addition, the candidate will be expected to mentor one or two graduate students in the research group. Candidates will also be expected to guide graduate and undergraduate students in a laboratory environment.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Polymer Chemistry, Organic/Inorganic Syn

Minimum Requirements

Candidates will have completed a PhD in Polymer Chemistry, Organic/Inorganic Synthetic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry or a closely related field by the position start date.

Desired Qualifications

Strongest candidates will have a good record of productivity in one or more areas relevant to organic synthesis, catalysis, coatings, polymers and materials as well as have expertise in the analytical techniques suchs as NMR, GPC, DSC, DMA, TGA, etc.

Required Application Materials

Candidates will submit the following materials online:

1. CV

2. Cover Letter

Special Instructions

Applications will be reviewed as needed.


MSU Statement

Michigan 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.

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