M.S.I. Research Assistant/Associate/Postdoc - Open
Faculty - Other
Research/Scientific/Grants, Chemistry, Physics
Materials Science Institute
Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications must include a CV, cover letter detailing how
you meet the qualifications and your area of research expertise,
and three professional references.
The Materials Science Institute 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
The Materials Science Institute at the University of Oregon is
seeking qualified applicants for its open research pool. Positions
are limited duration, funding contingent post doc or research
appointments that are full time, part time or short term, contracts
not to exceed one year. Possibility of renewal up to a total of
three years, depending on program needs, funding, and performance.
The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively
with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse
Examples include research assistants (commonly known as
technicians) or research associates, and postdoctoral scholars.
Research assistants conduct research under direction of a principal
investigator; postdoctoral research scholars conduct research under
the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring
research training; research associates conduct research with only
Minimum qualifications by rank:
- Research assistant: bachelor's degree in physics, biology,
chemistry or related field
- Research associate: terminal degree in physics, biology,
chemistry or related field
- Postdoctoral Research Scholar: terminal degree in physics,
biology, chemistry, or related field, along with professional
experience in a research lab
Professional experience in a research lab.
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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.
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527854/msi-research-assistantassociatepostdoc-open-pool