Department of Chemistry



Postdoctoral Positions at North Dakota State University

Postdoctoral positions are available in the Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials at North Dakota State University in the area of synthesis and characterization of polymer systems for coatings and composites. Duties will include the synthesis of monomers and polymers, preparation of coatings, thermosets, etc., preparation of reports and manuscripts for publication, and presentations of research at national meetings. A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Materials Science, Coatings and Polymeric Materials or related field with experience in organic polymer synthesis and characterization is required. Also required are effective oral and written communication skills and a track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals. Preferred qualifications include additional postdoctoral experience, experience in monomer and functional resin synthesis and characterization, thermosetting polymer preparation and evaluation, bio-based monomer and polymer synthesis, and preparation and characterization of coatings for anticorrosion and marine applications. Position will be for one year with the possibility or renewal based on performance and availability of funds. Applications should include a cover letter summarizing relevant experience and a complete CV including the names and contact information of at least three references. Screening of applicants will begin March 20 and continue until the positions are filled. For further information and to apply visit: North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran’s status. Women & traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.



Dean C. Webster
Editor, Progress in Organic Coatings

Fellow, American Chemical Society

Professor and Chair, Coatings and Polymeric Materials
North Dakota State University

Dept. 2760
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Ph: 701-231-8709
Fx: 701-231-8439


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Fargo, ND 58102