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Materials Science Institute (MSI) Pro Tem Research Assistant/Associate/Postdoc - Open Pool

Employer
University of Oregon
Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024

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Materials Science Institute (MSI) Pro Tem Research Assistant/Associate/Postdoc - Open Pool

Job no: 533733

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants

Department: Human Resources
Rank: Research Assistant (Type B)
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For your application to be considered complete, please submit a comprehensive CV along with contact details for three professional references. Ensure that your CV clearly demonstrates how your qualifications align with the requirements of the position, including your area of research expertise or interest.

Department Summary

The Materials Science Institute (MSI) at the University of Oregon is an interdisciplinary institute, founded in 1985 as a State Center of Excellence. Its purpose is to study the structure and properties of materials, to educate in the sciences of materials, and to serve Oregon as a resource in these sciences.

More information about the Materials Science Institute at the University of Oregon may be found by visiting the Institute's website at: http://materialscience.uoregon.edu.

Position Summary

The Materials Science Institute seeks qualified applicants for its open research faculty pool. Positions are limited duration, funding contingent postdoctoral or pro tempore research appointments that are full-time, part-time, or short-term, with contracts not to exceed one year. There may be a possibility of renewal up to a total of three years, depending on program needs, funding, and performance.

Example position needs may include research assistants (commonly known as technicians), research associates, as well as postdoctoral scholars. Research assistants conduct research under the direction of a principal investigator; postdoctoral scholars conduct research under the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring research training; research associates conduct research with only general guidance. Successful candidates will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Requirements

To qualify for the rank of Research Assistant:
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, or related field.

    To qualify for the rank of Research Associate or Postdoctoral Scholar:
  • Terminal degree in Chemistry, Physics, Biology or related field.
  • Professional experience conducting research in Chemistry, Physics, Biology or related field.

    Professional Competencies

  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • For research assistants: professional experience conducting research in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, or related field.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

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    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/533733/materials-science-institute-msi-pro-tem-research-assistantassociatepostdoc-open-pool



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