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Location: Troy, New York
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Salary: $47,000-$66,000 + Benefits
Internal Number: 492489
The Rensselaer Astrobiology Research and Education Center (RARE; http://rare.rpi.edu) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute welcomes applications for Postdoctoral Researchers. Applications will be considered as received (open deadline), and positions will be filled based on available funding.
The Postdoctoral Researcher will perform advanced research in one of RARE’s research areas. The incumbent is expected to develop and maintain scientific and technical expertise required to perform original research through self-direction and as part of a research team, and tailors research efforts to the needs of the supporting groups and research projects from academic institutions, industry and/or government.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest technological institute in the English-speaking world, is a private, research university in Troy, New York. Rensselaer is currently undergoing unprecedented growth in both faculty and research activities. Rensselaer employees are rewarded through a competitive compensation package, an exceptional benefits plan, professional growth and development, and a technologically advanced work environment.
We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.
Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in a relevant field. Candidates with specific expertise in experimental prebiotic chemistry and/or early Earth geochemistry will be given first consideration.