(This is a grant-funded, non-tenure track position, Continuation of appointment is dependent on funding, job performance, and continued need for the appointment.)
WORK LOCATION: School of Renewable Natural Resources, LSU Ag Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
NATURE OF WORK: Postdoctoral Researcher needed for projects using cellulose nanomaterials for composites, fluids and energy storage material. The Postdoctoral Researcher will perform assigned and independent research in the field; assist or lead preparation of peer-reviewed publications; train graduate students; assist with procurement and maintenance of equipment and supplies, and complete other job duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: PhD in Material Chemistry, Polymer Engineering, and related field. Applicant must have a strong record of publications in peer-reviewed journals, experience with energy storage and other material testing, equipment operation, and data analysis. Experience with outreach of technical material is desirable. Applicant must be able to obtain a Louisiana Driver’s License and drive state vehicles.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Current benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent of full-time and length of employment.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 17, 2022 or until suitable candidate is located.
DATE AVAILABLE: Upon completion of interview process.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU by attaching a letter of application and vita, including contacts for three personal referees. Questions about the online system should be directed to the HRM Office at 225/578-2258. For more information, contact:
Dr. Qinglin Wu
LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources
107 Renewable Natural Resources Building
Baton Rouge, LA70803-6202
Tel.: (225) 578-8369
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture