Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and International Forensic Research Institute

Florida International University (Miami)

United States

July 8, 2021

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  • Opening Date: 2021-06-08
  • Job Opening Id: 523893
  • College/Division: College of Arts, Sciences and Education
  • Department: Chemistry
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    Florida International University in Miami, Florida is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate in the Almirall Laboratory, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry and International Forensic Research Institute for a one-year appointment with possible extension for one additional year.

    Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Analytical or Forensic Chemistry and evidence of research excellence (publication/presentation record)

    Desired Qualifications: Previous knowledge and experience with forensic chemistry and/or analytical chemistry. Statistical analysis of data including multivariate experience is preferred.

    The postdoctoral research fellow will join a team of 12 researchers that aims to improve the analysis and interpretation of chemical evidence including using advanced statistical analyses of chemical data. The postdoctoral fellow will work with PhD students in two main areas; 1. Glass evidence analysis by LA-ICP-MS and development of the use of a glass database to calculate likelihood ratios (LRs) to assist with evidence interpretation and 2. Development of a prototype field test kit for the identification of marijuana- type cannabis in the field. Some research administration will also be required.

    Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 523893 at https: // facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the hiring official. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by July 8th, 2021. Review will continue until position is filled. For inquiries, contact Prof. Jose Almirall – 305-348-3917 or almirall@fiu.edu

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    In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

    Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

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    As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in " My Applications ".

    In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

    Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

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    Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

    FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    About FIU

    Florida International University is Miami's public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU's commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student- athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www. fiu.edu.

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