Research AssociateNCSU Human Resources
NC State University in Raleigh, NC seeks a Research Associate to research novel polymeric materials for nonwovens; conduct chemical & physical evaluation of such materials; & design & coordinate lab-scale & full-scale experiments on spinning of such materials as well as on resulting nonwoven fabrics. PhD in Fiber & Polymer Science, Material Science, or Chemical Engineering & one year of exp. as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar req’d. Req. exp. optimizing material composition & process parameters for solution & melt extruded fibers; exp. with blending polymers of interest & establishing structure-property relations to meet end applications; developing shape-memory materials using thermoplastic elastomers; performing full material characterization using various analytical methods; & formulating water based composite coatings for barrier applications.
To apply online: go to NC State University jobs website at jobs.ncsu.edu. Search for position #00104680.
AA/EOE Background check required; credit or motor vehicle check might be required. Highest degree, if non-US, must be verified.