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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Plastics Engineering

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Position type: Staff Full Time
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Plastics Engineering
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and grant
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General Summary of Position:

The successful applicant will conduct analytical and experimental research in the areas of plastics processing and recycling with an emphasis on extrusion and characterization and help immediate supervisor in writing scholarly articles and proposals. Assist with classes as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Ph.D. in Plastics Engineering or related field
  • At least three years of laboratory research experience and student mentoring
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, proficiency with scientific computing software and chemistry and processing laboratory techniques

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates considered after that period.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

This position is contingent upon funding.  The initial appointment will be for ONE year with a possibility of renewal based on productivity and performance and the availability of funding.

Please include a cover letter and resume with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

 

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