A postdoctoral research associate position is available in the School of Packaging at Michigan State University in the research group of Professor Muhammad Rabnawaz. The research position will be focused on the development of functional polymer coatings with emphasis on epoxy and polyurethane coatings. This position will also involve the development of spray, cast and dip coating methodologies for the epoxy and polyurethane coatings. Also, the candidate is expected to conduct properties (mechanical, adhesion, abrasion, and surface tensions) assessments for these coatings. The position will begin January 1, 2018.
Doctorate -Polymer Chemistry, organic/inorganic syn
The candidate will have completed a Ph.D degree in polymer chemistry, chemistry, organic/inorganic synthetic chemistry, chemical engineering or a related field by the position start date.
Strongest candidates will have:
An excellent track record of productivity in areas relevant to polymers and polymer coating
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