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Research Associate

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Research Associate
Position Title Research Associate
Agency Texas A&M Engineering
Department/Division Mechanical Engineering
Job Description

This position is assigned specific duties and responsibilities pertaining to research activities by Principle Investigator or project leader. The person in this position design and build chemical reactors for hydrocarbon cracking. They will plan, organize, and conduct experiments. They will perform analytical characterizations and maintain equipment for: simulated distillation gas chromatograph, densitometer, viscometer, and rheometer. They will develop and implement standard operating procedures, and safety documents. They will document and present experimental results to internal and external audience. This person in this position will normally perform research activities of an independent nature in a technical/scientifically specific realm. The nature of the duties are such that they require knowledge of an advance type in the field of science or learning, are predominately intellectual and varied in character, and require consistent exercise of discretion and judgment.

Job Type Full-Time
Job Category Professional/Non-Instructional
Salary Commensurate with experience
Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

Required Experience

Two years of related professional experience.

Preferred Education

Master’s degree in Engineering or Chemistry

Preferred Experience

Two years of relevant laboratory experience (may be part of graduate education) with hydrocarbon processing and crude oil characterization

Job Location College Station

Posting Detail Information

NOV Number E030FY17
Open Date 12/19/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed.
    • High School diploma or GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
  2. * Did you graduate from high school or receive a GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of relevant laboratory experience (may be part of graduate education) with hydrocarbon processing and crude oil characterization do you have?
    • Less than 1 year
    • At least one year but less than 2 years
    • At least 2 years but less than 4 years
    • 4+ years
    • No experience
  4. * Do you have a Master's degree in Engineering or Chemistry?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you meet ONE of the following requirements: 1) a Bachelor's degree and at least two (2) years of related professional experience or 2) a Master's degree or higher and no experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

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