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Research Assistant (Chemistry)

Apply now Department: 3670020070 Chemistry
Job no: 509923
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Natural / Quantitative Sciences
Pay Grade: 06B

About This Role:

Perform work as directed by Dr. Duy Hua, Principal Investigator, to conduct ongoing research experiments.

Why Join Us:

The Department of Chemistry at Kansas State University offers programs leading to the B.S., B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees and is located in the Chemistry-Biochemistry Building, the H. H. King Chemical Laboratory. 

If you are looking for a place that combines interdisciplinary research with "hands-on" learning, please take a closer look at what we have to offer you. Our faculty is dedicated to doing world-class chemistry here in the heartlands. Our professors aim to train new generations of scientists who will be the leaders of tomorrow in research, teaching, medicine, and industry. 

Find out more at: https://www.k-state.edu/chem/

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off-vacation, sick and holidays.

To learn more visit: http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to foster diversity in a commitment to recruit, retain and resource peoples historically under-represented in university education in the United States. Fostering diversity goes beyond increasing the numbers of under-represented students, faculty and staff. It also includes a commitment to substantial curricular offerings, resources, and programming that foregrounds the knowledge, perspectives, cultures, and histories of marginalized communities. A truly diverse college culture and structure will benefit all members of the university community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master or Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Use of various characterization methods such as NMR, AFM, TEM, HPLC, and mass spectroscopy
  • Research projects include catalytic asymmetric oxidation of diols, alkenes, and alkanes, and synthesis of anti-Alzheimer’s drug derivatives

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit ONE pdf file containing the following documents:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Undergraduate or Graduate Transcript
  4. Contact information for three professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$17.42 - $19.23 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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