The Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU) seeks to fill one POST-DOCTORAL ASSOCIATE position in the societal aspects of nano-scale science and engineering (NSE) starting October 2011.
The post-doctoral associate is expected to collaborate closely with CNS-ASU researchers on the Center`s ongoing research and outreach activities, perform significant independent research, and contribute to educational programs. The fellowship is available for one year and renewable for additional years. Required qualifications for the post-doctoral fellowship include: a doctorate in a related area; demonstrated interest in the societal aspects of scientific and technological advance in general and nanotechnologies in particular; and evidence of high achievement in both research and teaching. Desired qualifications include interest and/or experience in: urban sustainability, equity issues, outreach and informal science education.
Closing date is February 28, 2011; if not filled, every Friday until search is closed.
A complete application consists of a detailed letter of application stating qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests; curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of three references. Please submit to: Regina Sanborn, Program Manager, Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University at email@example.com (applications by email ONLY). Applications missing any of the required documents will not be considered.
This appointment is dependent upon funding from a specific source other than state appropriations (i.e., a cooperative agreement and supplementary awards from the National Science Foundation for CNS-ASU). As such, this appointment may terminate if funding is not available.
The Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU) (http://cns.asu.edu) is a federally-funded research, education, and outreach center dedicated to understanding the legal, ethical, and other societal implications of nanotechnology. CNS-ASU works intimately with the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes (www.cspo.org), which offers an innovative, interdisciplinary environment for developing and testing research and teaching ideas related to the governance and conduct of science and technology in the public interest.
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural, and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 70,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation`s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty and more than one hundred national across the globe.
Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.