Position Number: 988633
Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus
Home Org/Dept: Dean AEST - Kent Campus 
Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL UNDERTAKE RESEARCH IN FUEL CELLS AND/OR ENERGY STORAGE RELATED AREAS, E.G. DEVELOPMENT OF MATERIALS AND FABRICATION PROCESS, POWER SYSTEM DESIGN AND OPERATION; ANALYZE RESEARCH DATA AND REPORT THE FINDINGS AND PARTICIPATE IN FUNDING PROPOSAL PREPARATIONS. THERE IS AN EXPECTATION TO PUBLISH RESEARCH WORK IN PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS OR CONFERENCES.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
PHD IN MATERIAL SCIENCE OR ENGINEERING AND PROVEN CERAMIC/CERMET PROCESSING EXPERIENCE. SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL OR BATTERY EXPERIENCE IS PREFERRED AND CATALYST REFORMING KNOWLEDGE IS A PLUS
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.
Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Advertised: December 5, 2017 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: January 5, 2018 Eastern Standard Time
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