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Kansas State University Fellow (Post Doc) - Grain Science in Manhattan, Kansas

About This Role:

The Kansas State University Department of Grain Science and Industry is seeking applicants for a Post-doc in the area of emulsion and encapsulation. Candidates must have prior research experience and knowledge of emulsion and colloid science. Candidates should be familiar with emulsion characterization techniques. It is necessary and expected for the candidate in this position to determine structure, properties and applications of polysaccharide-based emulsion stabilizers. Candidates should demonstrate a strong track record of research publications in refereed journals. The successful candidate is expected to write reports and manuscripts for publication and give presentations to industrial companies and at scientific conferences. The candidate must be able to work in a multi-cultural environment. This is a full time, term position for 12 months with continuation of this position contingent on the continued funding, satisfactory progress and the need for the services.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements: Ph. D. Degree in chemistry, biochemistry, polymer science, grain science, food science or relevant discipline and two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications: A strong track record of research publication in refereed journals. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Candidates should be highly motivated, can do research independently and have a strong background in emulsion science.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents: Qualified persons are requested to submit a letter of interest with background experience; a resume (including publication list with complete citations) and two listed references with their current contact information (name, title, affiliation, phone and email information); and official academic transcripts.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$47,476 to $65,000 ($22.82 - $31.25 per hour)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Department: 3670010080 Grain Science & Industry

Job no: 510055

Employment type: Post Doc (Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Natural / Quantitative Sciences, Health & Safety, Food Science

Pay Grade: 001

Advertised: Dec 17, 2020 Central Standard Time

Applications close: Open until filled

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