Postdoctoral Research Associate - LDRD

Position Details

Special Instructions

Special Instructions Summary

Interested candidates should submit 1) a cover letter which outlines the following: a) area of interest and b) date of availability for employment; 2) current C.V.; and 3) contact information for three (3) references to: LDRDsearch18@ameslab.gov

Applications will remain on file for 6 months from date of receipt.

Posting Details

Posting Number 700103
Working Title Postdoctoral Research Associate - LDRD
Advertised Employing Department Ames Laboratory
Appointment Type Post Doctoral
Base of Employment D - Post Doctoral
Full or Part Time Full-Time
Pay Frequency Monthly
Proposed Start Date 10/01/2017
Proposed End Date or Length of Term
Number of Months Employed Per Year 12
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

Ames Laboratory, a Department of Energy national laboratory affiliated with Iowa State University, is searching for qualified Postdoctoral Research candidates to fill anticipated vacancies at the start of FY2018. All positions require completion of the Ph.D. degree prior to the appointment. Candidates with expertise related to the following areas are encouraged to apply:

• Solid state materials synthesis and crystal growth
• Synthesis of catalysts
• Physical Properties Measurements
• Laser-based THz Spectroscopy
• Angle Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy
• Electron Microscopy
• Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
• Neutron & X-ray Scattering
• Theory and/or theoretical modeling of strongly correlated electron systems, chemical or catalytic systems.

Required Education and Experience

Ph.D. must be completed prior to appointment.

Preferred Education and Experience

Ph.D. in physical science or engineering field
Expertise in one or more of the following areas:

• Materials Science and Engineering
• Chemical Sciences
• Physical Sciences
• Competitive and collaborative international research environment

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)
Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)
Department/Program & College Description
About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Department Contact Name Katie Augustus
Department Contact Phone 515-294-2680
Department Contact Email LDRDsearch18@ameslab.gov
Department/Unit Website www.ameslab.gov
Location (if other than Ames)
Additional Information
Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit 1) a cover letter which outlines the following: a) area of interest and b) date of availability for employment; 2) current C.V.; and 3) contact information for three (3) references to: LDRDsearch18@ameslab.gov.

Applications will remain on file for 6 months from date of receipt.

Guaranteed Consideration Date
Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.

Quick Link http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/26275
EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

Classification Information

University Title Postdoc Research Associate - 0100
Salary
Job Category Post Doctoral

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