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Postdoctoral Scholar Researcher
University of South Florida in the Tampa, Florida
Date Posted 09/11/2020
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline 10/17/2020
Job details
$47,659 a year
Job Type
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  • Health insurance benefits will be offered through the USF postdoctoral scholar health insurance program.
  • We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.
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Posting Details
Department Name/ Dept Number: Chemical & Biomedical Engineering/ 0-2107-000

College/Division: College of Engineering/Academic Affairs

Salary Plan: Temporary

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $47,659/yr - $50,000/yr

Position Summary:

The Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering at the USF College of Engineering Tampa campus cordially invites candidates with a Doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering or research related to synthetic fuel production to apply for a Post-Doctoral Research Scholar position. This position will perform research and development on process for converting biogas to liquid fuels. This is a full-time (temporary) position that may be renewed annually depending on satisfactory performance and funding availability up to a maximum of five years. Health insurance benefits will be offered through the USF postdoctoral scholar health insurance program.

The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university located in beautiful Tampa Bay on Florida's spectacular west coast. It is one of the largest public universities in the nation, and among the top 50 universities, public or private, for federal research expenditures. The university is one of only four Florida public universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.3 percent of all universities nationally. At the heart of USF is a vibrant, diverse and engaged student body. Detailed information about the Department and faculty can be found at



Doctoral degree from an accredited institution and appropriate experience and training within a selected area of specialization. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Postdoctoral Fellow.


Doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering. The candidate should have research interests/expertise in one or more of the following: (a) renewable energy, (b) heterogeneous catalysis, (c) gas-to-liquid and biomass-to-liquid technologies, (d) process simulations and techno-economic analyses. Other areas outside the above three are not of interest.

USF Tampa

Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check. Cover letter highlighting interest and past experience and CV. Letters of recommendation will be requested for select applicants. Review of applicants will begin on September 15, 2020 and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Job Opening Number: 25826

Posting Date: 09/10/2020

Posting End Date: 10/17/2020

How To Apply

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Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University's Title IX Coordinator.

Work Location

Campus map and location overview: USF - Tampa Campus

About USF

The University of South Florida System is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here .

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