NSF-IUSE Polymer Project Research Assistant (Multiple Positions) (Student-PT)

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Position Information

Position Title NSF-IUSE Polymer Project Research Assistant (Multiple Positions) (Student-PT)
Position Number 000000
Position Type Student Positions
Job Description Summary The student research assistant will help carry out research to develop polymer experiments for Armstrong chemistry teaching laboratories
Posting Number SPT01123
Full or Part Time Part Time
Number of Months 10 months/ 28weeks
Position End Date (if temporary) 05/05/2018

Position Summary Information

Nature of Work

The Department of Chemistry and Physics seeks undergraduate students to assist with the design and development of new polymer experiments to be used in several teaching laboratories throughout the curriculum. The student will work with a faculty member to create standardized protocols.

Essential Duties

The students will engage in research on the development new polymer experiments for several teaching laboratories. The student will be required to perform, but not limited to, the following duties: perform literature searches, build synthetic scheme building, perform chemical reactions with appropriate isolation techniques, utilize modern characterization instrumentation (Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, gas chromatography and mass spectrometry, single crystal X-ray crystallography, Gel-permeation chromatography, Ultraviolet-Visible spectroscopy, analyze and interpret spectroscopic/spectrometric data, prepare written and oral presentations, maintain laboratory space and keep a well-organized laboratory notebook.

Minimum Qualifications and Training

Must have passed CHEM 2101, 2101L with a minimum grade of C.

Preferred Qualifications and Training

Chemistry or Biochemistry major Preferred. Related fields will be considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Armstrong State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action
Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected
Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background

Your application is not considered complete until all required documents
have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

In order to be considered for a position with Armstrong State University
all application materials must be submitted and received through the
University’s electronic hiring system. Documentation sent outside of
this system will not be reviewed.

Armstrong State University Information

Situated on the Atlantic coast in beautiful Savannah, Georgia, Armstrong State University is a dynamic public university known for excellent arts and sciences along with outstanding professional programs. With approximately 7,100 students, Armstrong is small enough to foster a genuine sense of community and large enough to offer more than 100 academic programs that prepare our graduates for success in their careers and leadership in their communities. Armstrong is part of the University System of Georgia. Armstrong State University is a tobacco-free campus. Visit the University website at: http://www.armstrong.edu/



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Open Until Filled Yes
Additional Information

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your Armstrong Student ID number (907 number)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Have you completed CHEM 2101 and CHEM 2101L with a "C" or better?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts (Highest Obtained Degree)