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Postdoctoral Researcher

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Posting Details


Posting Number S01483P


Working Title Postdoctoral Researcher
Posting Category Staff
Position Number 005320
Assigned Organizational Area Research
FLSA Exempt
Benefit Status Full Benefits
Pay Grade PD
Months Per Year 12
Hours Per Year 2080
If Temporary, Date of Expiration
Proposed Start Date 05/01/2017


Department Corrosion Science & Engineering - 4292
Advertised Location UD Main



This is a position for a Postdoctoral Researcher in the fields of materials science, inorganic chemistry, or electrochemistry. The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in performing high level research in areas of experimental and theoretical modeling of material degradation and corrosion. This position requires the use of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of discipline or specialty for the development, design, implementation and execution of scientific research for the preparation of technical reports and manuscripts for publication. Organizes experimental and/or technical results, prepares reports, publishes technical journal articles, and makes technical presentations at conferences and symposia. Trains and/or supervises hands-on training of student assistants, graduate students, technicians, and entry-level professionals.

Employees in this category shall not remain in this position for more than two years.

Position Summary Information

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Minimum Qualifications

A doctoral degree in Materials Science or Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry or Electrochemistry and a maximum of five years since awarding of degree. Directly related work experience and graduate level training in Materials Science, Chemistry, or Electrochemistry.
Due to security clearance requirements for this position, the successful applicant must be a U.S. citizen and be able to pass a National Agency Check at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. degree in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Chemistry, or Electrochemistry or a related Engineering discipline, with knowledge and proven experience in theoretical and/or experimental modeling and chemical kinetics. Experience using electrochemical software and instrumentation for the characterization of corrosion behavior of materials; spectroscopic techniques for materials surface analysis; knowledge and experience in the interpretation of polarization potential-current diagrams; ability to collaborate with contemporaries in related fields leading to the growth of funding opportunities is preferred but not limited to: corrosion measurement or material characterization technologies, electrochemical analysis techniques.

Work Hours

8 hours per day, 40 hours per week.

Number of Positions Available 1
Proposed Posting Date 03/23/2017
Application Review Date
Proposed Closing Date
Open until filled? Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please address all minimum qualifications in submitted material.

Preferred Multicultural Experience

Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work environment.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Transcripts
  5. List of References
Optional Documents