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Lecturer & Research Scientist, Chemical Sciences (Term)

Company: Youngstown State University
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

Job Category Faculty Position Title Lecturer & Research Scientist, Chemical Sciences (Term) Department Chemistry If Temporary, Length of Appointment Employment Type Full Time Full-time Appointment Length 12 Month Work Schedule

Typically Monday through Friday, including some evenings, and the possibility of some weekend days.

Major Work Characteristics/Summary of Position

Research Scientist Duties:

Under the guidance of the Program Director for the Excellence Training Center (ETC), engages in independent and collaborative research with both ETC and outside personnel on the use of materials for energy storage innovation. This research may include materials characterization, analytical testing, or process development as related to batteries and all types of energy storage.

Attends and actively supports scientific seminars, workshops, working team meetings, and other venues for presentations of results and development of collaborative research relationships.

Pursues publication of research in peer reviewed journals and presents research results in local and national forums.

Works with internal and external partners on research projects as part of the technical effort, develops new proposals for research and obtains project support for new and/or continuing research activities.

Participates in talent acquisition for the Excellence Training Centers, including but not limited to recruitment of current YSU faculty members and research students to participate in ETC activities.

Lecturer Duties:

Teaches 1-2 classes per semester (no more than 3 per academic year) in the chemical sciences.

Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student success. Responds to students in a timely manner. Communicates with students, departments and university officials via university provided tools and resources.

Youngstown State University-an urban research university-emphasizes a creative, integrated approach to education, scholarship, and service. The University places students at its center; leads in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge; advances civic, scientific, and technological development; and fosters collaboration to enrich the region and the world.

The University: Creates diverse educational experiences that develop ethical, intellectually curious students who are invested in their communities; Provides access to a broad range of undergraduate programs; Offers graduate programs in selected areas of excellence, including those that meet the needs of the region; Supports economic development through applied learning and research; Integrates teaching and learning, scholarship, and civic engagement; Fosters understanding of diversity, sustainability, and global perspectives; and Advances the intellectual and cultural life of the city, region, and world.

Reports To:

Program Director - Excellence Training Center and Chairperson, Dept. of Chemical & Biological Sciences

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or closely related discipline or ABD by time of appointment. Demonstrated experience in obtaining external grant funds for research support. College teaching experience in chemical sciences or related. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Energy Storage research; experience or knowledge of a variety of chemical/materials characterization methods including diffraction, microscopy, computed tomography, and analytical testing. Familiarity with additive manufacturing methods and processes.

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Keywords: Youngstown State University, Youngstown , Lecturer & Research Scientist, Chemical Sciences (Term), Other , Youngstown, Ohio

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