Advertised Employing Department: Microelectronics Research Center
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Microelectronics Research Center at Iowa State University is seeking applications for an Assistant Scientist I. The research focus of this position is organic, perovskite and inorganic thin film solar cell materials and devices.
This position is responsible for assisting principal investigators (PI) with writing and submitting grants, conducting research, and developing national and/or international collaboration. Additional responsibilities include conducting independent research, leading peer-reviewed journal articles, and supervising the research of graduate and undergraduate students.
The successful candidate will have effective management and organizational skills, the ability to work well with a diverse population, and the ability to communicate effectively. All staff members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
PhD in Materials Science, Physics, or Electrical Engineering
Experience conducting research in the area of thin film solar cell materials and devices, including organic, hybrid inorganic materials and devices
Guaranteed Consideration Date: 04/26/2019
Proposed End Date or Length of Term: 1 year term from start date.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.