Research Associate III

Location
Louisiana
Salary
$48,000 per year + fringe benefits
Posted
Dec 12, 2018
Closes
Jan 11, 2019
Field of specialization
Materials, Organic, Polymers
Work Function
Research-Applied
Job Type
Full time

Research Associate III (Polymer Chemistry/Organic Chemistry/Dental Materials) Louisiana State University Health – New Orleans School of Dentistry seeks applications for a Research Associate III position. The NIH-funded research project involves development of high performance antibacterial fluoride-releasing dental materials. Required qualification: a B.S. degree plus five years of experience, or Master degree plus two years of experience, or a Ph.D. degree in Polymer Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Dental Materials, Biomaterials, or other health-related fields. Preferred qualification:  Ph.D. degree in Organic, or Polymer Chemistry, or Dental Materials plus experience in research of dental materials, including the synthesis of dental monomers, formulation and characterization of dental composites and bonding agents, cell and bacteria culture, and biocompatibility tests.  Apply:  Applicants will be accepted online on the LSUHSC Careers website https://www.lsuhsc.edu/Administration/hrm/CareerOpportunities/Home/Detail/3262 (Job ID #3262).  Candidates should submit a letter of interest, summarizing scientific interests and experience, a curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Any questions, contact Dr. Xiaoming Xu , Professor and Head, Division of Biomaterials, Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and Biomaterials, Louisiana State University Health – New Orleans School of Dentistry, 1100 Florida Ave., New Orleans, La 70119 (email: xxu@lsuhsc.edu).