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Job ID: 183564

Research Scientist
University of Mississippi

Date Posted Apr. 9, 2022
Title Research Scientist
University University of Mississippi
University, MS, United States
Department Center for Graphene Research and Innovation
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jun. 1, 2022
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Polymer Science

Position InformationApplications are invited for multiple Research Scientist positions in the Center for Graphene Research and Innovation at the University of Mississippi. The center specializes in fundamental and applied research related to graphene and other 2D materials. The successful candidate will work with an interdisciplinary research team on utilizing graphene and graphene-like materials for smart infrastructure applications (cement and asphalt), multifunctional polymer composites, membranes, structural foams, and self-sensing materials. The candidate’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the design, fabrication, and characterization of graphene-enabled materials for the above applications, as well as modifying the surface chemistry of graphene and improving its dispersion in polymers and other matrix materials. Other responsibilities include 1) mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students, 2) preparing research results and writing manuscripts for publication, and 3) assisting with grant writing. This position is available for one year with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon availability of funding.

Basic Qualifications:  A Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering, or a related field with specialty in graphene and graphene-like materials. Candidates should have strong experimental experience and a track record of successful research. The candidate is required to have good communication skills.

Application Procedure:  Applicants should submit 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) names/contact information of three references to

  • Background Check Statement The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check. EEO Statement The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information

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