A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
This position will primarily be responsible for providing technical and operational support for sponsored research projects in the Lahann Lab.
• Write and develop detailed research updates for sponsor.
• Perform research activities, including materials synthesis and characterization, on specific projects.
• Supervise research activities related to industrially sponsored research in the Lahann Lab.
• Program Management.
• Assist with Procurement of Lab Supplies for the Lahann Lab.
• Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering or related technical field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• One to three years of hands-on experience as an research engineer or other applicable hands-on experience with instruments for characterization of nanomaterials, polymers and/or biological samples.
• Ability to research a topic and apply that knowledge to sponsored research projects.
• Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills with the capacity to work and communicate effectively with a wide variety of constituents.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment.
• Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment with good organizational skills.
• Extended Research Experience including industrially sponsored and federally funded programs.
• Experience with research publications at the interface of engineering, physical sciences and life sciences.
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