Postdoctoral Research Assoc

University of North Texas

Denton, TX

ID: 7103666
Posted: June 21, 2022

Job Description

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.
Posting Title

Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Department: UNT-Materials Science & Engineer-130330

College/School

College of Engineering
Job Location: Denton

Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time

Retirement Eligibility

ORP Eligible
Additional Retirement Information

For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.
Department Summary

Has a mission to provide a high quality education to our diverse student population through excellence and innovation in teaching and research in order to serve the scientific and engineering needs of the state of Texas and the nation. This will be achieved by a balance of formal course work, practical laboratory training, and research projects that encompass both the basic science and the applied aspects of materials science and engineering. The department offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering programs.
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.
Position Summary

The position of a postdoctoral research associate is available immediately in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas.
Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. degree in Metallurgical or Materials Science and Engineering, at least two-five years of research experience and significant number of refereed scientific articles in high-quality journals, demonstrating a strong background in physical metallurgy, phase transformations, mechanical behavior, oxidation and corrosion behavior, nickel-base alloys, intermetallics, materials characterization (especially transmission electron microscopy) and computational modeling skills.
Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate

Security Sensitive: This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University Vehicle: No

Description of Job Duty

Conduct experiments, gather data, document research notes, code and analyze data, interpret data.
Description of Job Duty

Prepare manuscripts for publications in a timely manner and talks and posters for presentation at group meetings and conferences. Assist with reporting of research progress to funding agencies.
Description of Job Duty

Keep up with historical and latest research data and publications.
Description of Job Duty

Stay up-to-date with all trainings, and federal, state, university and department requirements.
Description of Job Duty

Train students and other junior colleagues.
Posting Number: F891P

Special Instructions to Applicants

The search committee strongly encourages applications and nominations from all qualified individuals, including persons of underrepresented groups.
The University of North Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.