Postdoctoral Associate

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 060803 - Ctr for Advanced Vehicular Systems
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

Engineering Mechanics & Materials Science research group at the Center for Advanced Vehicular System’s at Mississippi State University is looking to hire a postdoctoral research associate immediately for two separate steel development projects.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

The Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) at Mississippi State University is an interdisciplinary center comprised of research, engineering design & development, and technology transfer teams for industry and government partners. Our overall effort is focused on developing superior computational, engineering, manufacturing, design, and information technologies relevant to Mississippi and regional industries. This is accomplished by bringing together world-class technologists and technologies to solve complex problems.

Anticipated Appointment Date:

March 1, 2022

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Applicants should have demonstrated strong expertise in steel physical and mechanical metallurgy including thermomechanical processing. Candidate with industrial experience in steel mills are preferred.
2. Optical microscopy, FEG-SEM, EBSD, FE-TEM, Gleeble, ThermoCalc and Dictra
3. Demonstrate intellectual independence
4. Good oral and written communication skills

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Materials/Metallurgical engineering or a closely aligned field. Candidates are expected to have demonstrated the ability to conduct research at the highest level

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

(1) Gleeble, micrography, texture analyses, high performance microscopy; (2) computational materials science (optional)

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

Apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume, and a copy of your transcript(s). Any social security numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online.

Restricted Clause:

Position is contingent upon continued 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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