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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number S00715P
Position Title Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Department Environmental Science
Salary $40,800
Grant Funded Yes
Location Main Campus
Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student Staff
Number of Vacancies 1
Position Summary

The Post-Doctoral Research Associate for the Environmental Science PhD Program will assist faculty and students in laboratory and field research activities.


Minimum Required Education

A Ph.D. in Environmental Science with a strong emphasis in ecological risk assessment and management.

Minimum Required Experience

Research experience in ecotoxicology of Chemical Compounds and biotoxins; aquatic toxicology and environmental chemistry; acute and chronic bioassays; and innovative techniques in bio-environmental monitoring and ecosystem function.

Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications


Preferred Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Skills and Abilities:
Strong analytical, quantitative and interdisciplinary skills.

1. Assist the faculty and students in laboratory and field research activities.

2. Perform ecotoxicology and risk assessment research.

3. Conduct laboratory bioassays and chemical analysis.

4. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Jackson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All application for faculty, staff, and student work-aid positions are considered without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. In addition, Jackson State University recruits, admits and provides services, financial aid, and instruction to all students without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Background Check Statement

Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report.

Open Date 10/31/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest degree attained/conferred?
    • G.E.D.
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Specialist degree
    • Ph.D.
    • Juris Doctorate
  2. * Can you provide proof of degree attained/conferred?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3