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Post Date: 11/10/2021
Close Date: 12/09/2021
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=2936998&PostingSeq=1

Salary:
$50,000 - $69,999

Location:
Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Position Description & Details: A research specialist position is available in the area of materials science in the Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry at North Dakota State University. This position will fulfill grant requirements focused on the generation of new materials useful in the development of more efficient batteries and/or solar cells adaptable to a wide variety of uses.

Responsibilities: Synthesis, purification and characterization of semiconductor materials dispersed in polymeric or network solids; Maintain and update laboratory facilities; Assist with reports and manuscripts.

Work Schedule: 40 hrs/wk

Advertised Salary: Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D in Physical Sciences

At least 4 years’ experience in synthetic organometallic chemistry

High level of skill in the comprehensive characterization of materials for semiconductors
Laboratory and training experience with high temperature synthesis equipment, hazardous gases, liquids & solids, X-Ray Powder Diffraction,
Report writing for private and federal sponsors
Strong communication skills in English (written and oral).
Well organized and detail oriented.

Preferred Qualifications:

Skills in high temperature synthesis of inorganic materials. Characterization of said materials via x-ray diffraction of microcrystalline powders.
Skills in handling toxic and flammable materials.
Experience in experimental work on semiconductors.
Experience in design and fabrication of thin films and their testing.
Experience interpreting NMR, IR and UV spectra data.

Applicant Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume

Screening will begin 12/9/21

Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.
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:

Ph.D in Physical Sciences

At least 4 years’ experience in synthetic organometallic chemistry

High level of skill in the comprehensive characterization of materials for semiconductors
Laboratory and training experience with high temperature synthesis equipment, hazardous gases, liquids & solids, X-Ray Powder Diffraction,
Report writing for private and federal sponsors
Strong communication skills in English (written and oral).
Well organized and detail oriented.

Preferred Qualifications:

Skills in high temperature synthesis of inorganic materials. Characterization of said materials via x-ray diffraction of microcrystalline powders.
Skills in handling toxic and flammable materials.
Experience in experimental work on semiconductors.
Experience in design and fabrication of thin films and their testing.
Experience interpreting NMR, IR and UV spectra data.

Contact Information:
jobs@ndsu.edu
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