Required Qualifications: Ph.D in Chemistry or a related field
Staff research position working in the laboratory of a faculty in the Department of Chemistry on the UMN Twin Cities campus, acting as a senior-level hire working on sponsored chemistry research and writing in faculty research groups, typically with a Ph.D.
Researcher 5 hires conduct research or service that provides further development of career skills or allows them opportunities to learn new research techniques. They work in conjunction with a faculty mentor as an experienced senior researcher who determines the agenda. Researcher 5 hires have typically worked in a previous post-doctoral position, and may supervise post-doctoral associates, research assistants and other laboratory personnel.
Conducts research projects to include analysis, evaluation and reporting of results. Actively participates in research efforts by exploring new possible approaches to problems or suggesting new interpretation of data. Evaluates, suggests alternate methods, modifies or develops new procedures and techniques to aid in the investigation of a total research problem. Sets up and operates equipment to collect research data, calculates and analyzes data.
Writing drafts of co-authored manuscripts for publication and/or presentation at professional meetings. Reviews relevant literature, selects pertinent procedures and techniques, and plans approaches to the problem. Writing of technical reports and articles for publication and grant applications.
Confers with faculty supervisors on interpretation of results and avenues of investigations including planning of new avenues of investigation. Assists in drafting proposals to procure research funding.
75% - Laboratory Research and mentoring of junior researchers.
25% - Literature Research and Writing
Required Qualifications: Advanced Ph.D in Chemistry or a related field with 1 or more years of research training
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