Post-Doc Scholar at University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky

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Job Description:


University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting DetailsPosting Details

Job Title

Post-Doc Scholar

Requisition Number

DU09616

Department Name

8H300:Civil Engineering

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Salary Range

$47,476-55,000

Type of Position

Other

Position Time Status

Full-Time

Required Education

Ph.D.

Required Related Experience

Candidates must be able to demonstrate substantial work in two or more of the following areas: innovative pavement materials, pavement performance evaluation, asphalt and concrete materials testing and characterization, computational modelling, mechanistic modeling of flexible pavements, and sophisticated statistical analysis. Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with emphasis on construction materials, and must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

Required License/Registration/Certification

n/a

Physical Requirements

n/a

Shift

Monday - Friday, 8a-5p, evening and weekends as needed for research progress.

Job Summary

The Civil Engineering Department of University of Kentucky is seeking applications for a Post-Doc Scholar position in the area of construction materials with particular emphasis on asphalt materials and pavements. The position offers a unique opportunity for research collaborations with researchers at the UK CE Department, Asphalt Institute, UK Center for Applied Energy Research, and Kentucky Transportation Center. According to the UK rules, the Post-Doc position is a one-year term, and it is renewable up to five years contingent upon performance and availability of funds. The position requires demonstrated abilities to initiate and maintain a program of research supported by contracts, grants, or other designated funds. Candidates are expected to maintain an active level of scholarly journal publications with UK researchers and partner institutions, and provide assistance with writing proposals to seek external research funding.

Candidates should submit the names of 3 references and their contact information. Please provide the following attachments: cover letter, curriculum vita, transcript, (specific request 1) list of three references and their contact information, and (specific request 2) documentation showing that the candidate is legally authorized to work in the United States.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Candidates must be able to demonstrate substantial work in two or more of the following areas: innovative pavement materials, pavement performance evaluation, asphalt and concrete materials testing and characterization, computational modelling, mechanistic modeling of flexible pavements, and sophisticated statistical analysis. Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with emphasis on construction materials, and must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

No

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

08/31/2022

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all - identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted. I understand that I will be obligated to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination or exemption requirement prior to starting employment at the University of Kentucky.
    • Yes
    • No


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Academic Transcript
  4. Specific Request 1
  5. Specific Request 2
Optional Documents
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