Postdoctoral Researcher - 22488BR

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department: 
Chemical & Petroleum Engr
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Work Location Assignment: 
Hybrid
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

This position will develop thermodynamic models for separation processes involving organic solutes and common solvents. The models will then be applied to design novel processes for such separations. The position is on-site, but the employee may work remotely at times by mutual consent.

Job Description

  • Development of thermodynamic models to describe specific systems of interest. 30%
  • Design and simulation of novel separation processes employing the models being developed. 50%
  • Preparation of abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts related to the research project. 20%

Position Requirements

  1. Work location statement – This position works on-site but remote work may be considered per mutual agreement between the department and selected candidate.

Required Qualifications

  1. PhD in Chemical Engineering or closely related field.
  2. Experience in process systems engineering research.
  3. Ability to employ chemical process simulation software to design novel processes.
NOTE: To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the PhD conferred at the time of hire. Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an interim basis not to exceed 6-months. Upon verification of degree the appointment will be extended to its full duration.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience using computer-aided molecular design algorithms.
  2. Experience developing thermodynamic models.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Only complete application packages submitted online will be considered. A complete application includes online application form, resume, cover letter, names and contact information for three professional references.

Review of applications will begin on July 5 and will continue until a pool of qualified applicants has been obtained.

Contact Information to Applicants

Kyle Camarda, camarda@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

50,000

Work Schedule

40 hrs/wk, Standard hours

Application Review Begins

05-Jul-2022

Anticipated Start Date

25-Jul-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
22488BR
Department:
Chemical & Petroleum Engr
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Work Location Assignment:
Hybrid
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
05-Jul-2022