Skip to Main Content

Research Associate

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.

If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link.

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number S00769P
Position Title Research Associate
Department RCMI - Center for Environmental Health
Salary $31,000
Grant Funded Yes
Location Other
Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student Staff
Number of Vacancies 1
Position Summary

The Research Associate for the RCMI-Center for Environmental Health will work on synthesis of various silver nanoparticles and other metallic nanoparticles and investigate dermal absorption and transport.


Minimum Required Education

Master’s degree in Chemistry and Material Science (PhD desired).

Minimum Required Experience

Experience in silver nanoparticle (AgNP) synthesis is desired.

Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications


Preferred Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Will work on synthesis of various silver nanoparticles and other metallic nanoparticles, and investigate dermal absorption and transport.

• Animals models (rats) will be used for in vivo testing the dermal solubility and absorption of AgNPs.

• The candidate will work in an interdisciplinary group of analytical chemistry, material science and biology.

• Candidate is expected to perform/develop interdisciplinary tests, conduct research with collaborators, and assist with supervising graduate and undergraduate students.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected 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 10/10/2017
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