Post Doctoral Research Scholar
- Boise State University
- Location: Boise, Idaho
- Category: Admin-Laboratory and Research
- Posting Date: 06/15/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
|About Us:||Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/ . Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.|
|Job Summary/Basic Function:||
Serves in a temporary position that enables an individual with their Ph.D. to continue their training as a researcher and gain skills and experience that will prepare them for their research career in academia or elsewhere. As a postdoc, the position can perform mostly independent research, collaborate on a multi-scholar research initiative, or even may have lead responsibility for discrete components of a larger research project or program, all while under the general direction of a senior or principal researcher
After earning a Ph.D., the next step in the academic or research career path is often a postdoc. A postdoc is a continuation of a researcher’s training that enables them to further their professional development and start to transition from student to independent researcher. Postdocs also often take additional leadership or teaching responsibilities in their laboratory or department. These positions are usually two to three years and it is not unusual for a researcher to do more than one postdoc.
The Postdoctoral Research Scholar may:
|Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:||
Requires a minimum of a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in a relevant discipline.
• Ph.D. in Chemistry, Food Science, or Engineering is preferred. Experience with food processing is desired.
• Pulsed Electric Field Studies: The candidate must be knowledgeable in food process engineering, kinetics, statistics and electronics. Experience in the analysis of potatoes, vegetables and wine is desirable. Prior knowledge of Pulsed Electric Field treatment, food fryers, dryers, and dehydration equipment and basic physics is desirable.
|Salary and Benefits:||
The salary is $50,000. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/ .
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