The Department of Forensic and Investigative Sciences in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the development of "Fast Screening Methods for the Detection of Firearm Discharge Residues." The position will be involved in the development and validation of laser-based spectrochemical methods, electrochemical sensors, mass spectrometry methods, and statistical interpretation of the data. This position is funded for 12 months.
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