Research Technician

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Position type: Part-Time 12-Month
Department: 031900 - Chemistry
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Support Staff
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Salary Grade:  11

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Department Profile:

The Department of Chemistry is part of the College of Arts & Sciences and is housed in Hand Laboratory. Chemistry offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees and has approximately 90 graduate students and 120 undergraduate chemistry majors.

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Anticipated Appointment Date:

January 16, 2020

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Synthesize and isolate a variety of metalloligands that feature phosphines and main group metals.
2. Characterize heterobimetallic complexes through a variety of analytical and spectroscopic techniques.
3. Evaluation of complexes on their reactivity towards small molecules.
4. Drafting of findings into transcripts for publication.
5. Any other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Chemistry

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Know and experience in synthesize and characterization of complexes.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Work is performed in a chemical research lab environment

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants must apply online at and include a resume.

Restricted Clause:

This position is contingent upon the availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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