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Post Date: 02/02/2021
Close Date: 03/02/2021
Company:
North Dakota State University

Job Listing URL: (new browser window will open)
https://prd.hcm.ndus.edu/psp/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2924033&PostingSeq=1

Salary:
$30,000 - $49,999

Location:
Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Position Summary:

The Department of Plant Sciences at North Dakota State University is seeking a postdoctoral research associate to conduct research in the field of an emerging class of metal-based hybrid nanomaterials (e.g., MOFs, COFs). The project focuses on the exploration of utilizing food-grade constituents for the synthesis and application of porous nanocomposites for food enzyme encapsulation. The performances of enzyme encapsulated porous nanocomposites in food system will be evaluated. The successful candidate requires to undertake independent research on self-assembly, wet-chemistry, porous and crystalline materials, and related characterization methods. In addition, the individual is expected to analyze results and data with appropriate statistical methods, write scientific reports and manuscripts for publication, and deliver presentations at scientific meetings and to other interested parties. The individual is also expected to assist in training and supervising graduate student researchers, manage lab facilities, and perform other duties requested by the PI. The initial appointment of this position is for three years, with an opportunity for renewal depending on progress made and funding.

Minimum Qualifications:

Holds an earned Ph.D. in Chemistry, Materials Science & Engineering or related disciplines.
Demonstrated experience in the synthesis and characterization (e.g. pXRD, SEM, TEM, TGA) of porous nanomaterials.
Demonstrated experience in enzymatic kinetics study
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to write manuscripts for research papers and present work in conference

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience on MOF synthesis, enzyme encapsulation, protein expression in yeast.

Advertised salary: $40,000+

Application Materials Needed:

Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter discussing how the stated qualifications are met; 2) a detailed curriculum vitae; 3) a list of publications; 4) contact information (i.e., names, phone numbers, institutional addresses, and email addresses) of three current references from the most recent positions held.

Screening Date:

Review of applications will begin on March 2, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

Holds an earned Ph.D. in Chemistry, Materials Science & Engineering or related disciplines.
Demonstrated experience in the synthesis and characterization (e.g. pXRD, SEM, TEM, TGA) of porous nanomaterials.
Demonstrated experience in enzymatic kinetics study
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to write manuscripts for research papers and present work in conference

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience on MOF synthesis, enzyme encapsulation, protein expression in yeast.

Contact Information:
jobs@ndsu.edu
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