Ctr Enviro Benefical Catalysis
The KU Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis (CEBC) is currently accepting applications for postdoctoral research appointments for anticipated sponsored projects in collaboration with ADM. Postdocs will work predominantly in the ADM Lawrence Lab, adjacent to the CEBC headquarters. Projects are designed for postdocs to work closely with ADM research scientists and engineers at both the ADM Lawrence Lab and the corporate research center in Decatur, IL.
Applications for postdoctoral scientists will be reviewed for consideration for a one-year research position (with possible extension based on performance and availability of funding). The specific nature of the planned research projects is proprietary, but may involve one or more of the following topical areas:
Ideal candidates will have in-depth expertise in one or more of these areas, and will be able to effectively collaborate with team members working in the other topical areas.
90% - Plan, propose, and conduct laboratory research spanning from initial proof-of-concept through the optimized bench scale catalytic process, adequate for performing detailed environmental impact and economic evaluations
5% - Participate in CEBC’s Lab Safety program and other professional development and educational outreach activities
5% - Prepare reports of the results for the project sponsor, publications, and assist in securing intellectual property rights on inventions
Candidates will be evaluated on the candidate’s research experience and communication skills, as evidenced by (i) a resume and cover letter, (ii) prior research publications and/or patent applications, (iii) references, and (iv) interview by videoconference.
NOTE: To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the PhD conferred at the time of hire. Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an interim basis not to exceed 6-months. Upon verification of degree the appointment will be extended to its full duration.
Additional Candidate Instruction
Only complete application packages submitted online will be considered. A complete application includes online application form, resume, cover letter, names and contact information for three professional references.
- Deadline/Review Date: Initial review will begin August 30, 2021. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing, continuous basis.
- Estimated Start Date: Ongoing - hires will be made on an as needed basis
Advertised Salary Range
$50,000 commensurate with skills and experience
Application Review Begins
Anticipated Start Date
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
8-5 M-F; 40 hrs/wk
Conditions of Employment
Contingent on Funding, Limited Term
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