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Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Researchers

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Troy, NY
Categories: Research: Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, Researchers and Research Support

Who we are

For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.
Research Groups

Our excellence in Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials builds from the fundamental understanding—experimental, theoretical, and computational - of the underlying atomic and molecular properties of a wide range of nanostructured materials. We now are developing robust, affordable, and sustainable methods for manufacturing new functional hybrid materials, and the hierarchical systems and products based upon them.

Center for Materials, Devices, and Integrated Systems

Department of Materials Engineering

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

The Gaerttner Linear Accelerator Center

Rensselaer Exploratory Center for Cheminformatics Research

New York State Center for Polymer Synthesis

Job Summary

The Research Groups listed above are seeking applicants to support the goals of a variety of sponsored research activity

Minimum Qualifications

For Research Associate and higher positions, candidate must possess a Ph.D. in a related discipline, along with three (3) or more years progressively responsible, post graduate work experience that is directly related to the principal investigator's research program.

For Postdoctoral Research Associate positions, candidates must possess a Ph.D. in a related science or technical discipline

For researcher positions, candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or foreign degree equivalent in a related science or technical discipline

For research support positions, candidates must possess an Associate's Degree or foreign degree equivalent with 2 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional opportunities exist for those with a relevant advanced degree, publication record, and/or significant additional years of paid professional experience in a related position. Individuals who possess these qualifications and who have the potential to, or a demonstrated track record of being able to build collaborative external partnerships are especially desirable. Relevant combinations of training, education and experience will be considered.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols

As Rensselaer welcomes undergraduate and graduate students back to campus for an in-person academic experience, all faculty and staff are expected to work onsite, with no remote work allowed.

In addition, Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.




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