Postdoctoral Research Assistant (505027)

  • California State University (CSU) Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 13, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research

Job Description

Description:
CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place. Learn more: https://www.csun.edu/about-csun.

Major Duties
Under general supervision, the Postdoctoral Research Assistant performs research funded by the National Science Foundation and US Army Research Office. The incumbent conducts computational code and theoretical model developments, collects data, processes data, analyzes data, interprets data, and disseminates results through peer-reviewed publications. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• Applicants must have a PhD in the one of following fields: physics/chemistry/materials science.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
• Must be familiar with condensed matter physics and materials science and chemistry.
• Strong research record with publications in peer reviewed journals.
• Ability to mentor students in research.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
• The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
• Classification: 2351 / Research Fellow
• The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $2,427 -$4,833, dependent upon qualifications and experience. The salary range for this classification is: $2,427 -$16,733 per month.
• HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday; may include evenings and weekends.
• TEMP: This is a Temporary-renewable position, end date to be determined.

General Information
• Applications received through October 29, 2021 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
• This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
• A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
• The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
• Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
• CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more visit our Matadors Forward site: https://www.csun.edu/matadors-forward/faculty-and-staff-fall-guidelines

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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