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Available Positions

The Department of Chemistry at Kansas State University has the following positions open. Please click on the desired position classification below for more information. Contact information for each position, and requirements for application are included within each opportunity.

Assistant Professor (Inorganic Chemistry, Tenure Track)

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenure-track position in Inorganic Chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2019. A Ph.D. in Chemistry and a minimum of one year’s postdoctoral experience are required. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a creative and vibrant research program that attracts extramural funding and capable co-workers; they will also be expected to excel in teaching to a diverse population at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Minimum Requirements:1) PhD in Chemistry, 2) minimum of one-year's post-doctoral experience, 3) ability to establish an active, productive research program, 4) ability to excel in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and 5) ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds.

Please see the official job announcement, and to apply for this position: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/504729/assistant-professor-inorganic-chemistry

 
 

 

Teaching Assistant Professor – Freshman Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry (www.ksu.edu/chem) invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor to begin in August 2019. 

A Ph.D. in chemistry is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in our freshman instructional program, to a diverse population of students, and to participate in service to the department. 

Please see the official job announcement, and to apply for this position: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/504952/teaching-assistant-professor-chemistry.

 
 
 

 

Open Research Associate Position I

The Aakeröy lab is seeking a Research Associate to perform research on energetic materials and co-crystals thereof.  The work includes synthesis and characterization of new materials, as well as the use of structural informatics and DFT to guide, analyze, and rationalize the experimental efforts.

Minimum Requirements: Master's Degree and two years of relevant experience (1. Synthesis and characterization of energetic materials, 2) Multi-nuclear NMR, DSC-Differential Scanning Calorimetry, TGA-Thermal Gravimetric Analysis, and 3) Capable of multi-step organic synthesis.)

Preferred experience with one more or the following:Ph.D. in Chemistry, Experience with one or more of the following: Supramolecular chemistry or X-ray crystallography.

Salary Range: $44,150 - 77,250

Please see the official job announcement, and to apply for this position:http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/504730/research-associate-chemistry

 

 

Open Research Associate Position II

The Aakeröy lab is seeking a Research Associate to perform research on energetic materials and co-crystals thereof.  The work includes synthesis and characterization of new materials, as well as the use of structural informatics and DFT to guide, analyze, and rationalize the experimental efforts.

Minimum Requirements: Master's Degree and two years of relevant experience (1. Synthesis and characterization of tetra-topic hydrogen/halogen-bond donors, 2) Multi-nuclear NMR, DSC-Differential Scanning Calorimetry, TGA-Thermal Gravimetric Analysis, and 3) Capable of multi-step organic synthesis.)

Preferred experience with one more or the following:Ph.D. in Chemistry, Experience with one or more of the following: Supramolecular chemistry, X-ray crystallography, The Cambridge Structural Database and associated software modules, DFT calculations, Schlenk-line technique, and FTIR.

Salary Range: $44,150 - 77,250

Please see the official job announcement, and to apply for this position:http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/504757/research-associate-chemistry

 

 

Open Postdoctoral Position

The Gadzikwa Laboratory: Seeking A postdoctoral researcher to conduct research in MOF-based supramolecular catalysis. The work will involve MOF and/or ligand synthesis, materials characterization, and catalysis. This is an opportunity to participate in NSF-funded research that is at the cusp of Organic, Inorganic and Materials Chemsitry.

Minimum Requirements:PhD in Chemistry or a closely-related field

Preferred experience with one more or the following:Organic synthesis, materials synthesis & characterization, and/or catalysis

Preferred familiarity with the following equipment:NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance), PXRD (powder X-ray diffraction, TGA (thermogravimetric analysis)

Salary Range: $47,476 - $52,000


Please see the official job announcement, and to apply for this position: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/504553/fellow-post-doc-chemistry

  

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees.  In accordance with Board of Regents policy, a background check will be required for the successful candidate.