Research Scientist Principal/CAER
Company: University of Kentucky
Posted on: February 23, 2021
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License/Registration/Certification None Physical Requirements
Sitting/standing for long periods of time, lifting objects up to 20
lbs. and performing repetitive motion tasks. Exposure to loud
noises, temperature extremes, and hazardous chemicals and fumes
including waste. Risk of injuries from use of equipment on the job.
Shift Monday - Friday 8:00AM-5:00 PM, occasional evenings and
weekends per workload demands. Job Summary Over the past 40 years,
the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (
CAER ) has built an internationally recognized research program
directed to the development of high-performance cementitious
technologies and the utilization of industrial byproduct materials.
CAER is staffing its cementitious materials program and seeks a
research scientist at the Principal level. The applicant will be
primarily responsible for understanding cement chemistry, cement
hydration mechanics, aggregate systems, Portland cement systems,
calcium sulfoaluminate cement systems, high-performance
cementitious technologies, cementitious composites, and industrial
byproduct characterization and utilization. Applicants for the
Principal research scientist position will preferably have
experience in cementitious materials research, proposal development
and project planning and management, laboratory safety; strong
interpersonal skills and demonstrated record of teamwork,
adaptability, innovation, and initiative; and the ability to work
well with all levels of personnel throughout CAER's laboratories.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities N/A Does this position have
supervisory responsibilities? Yes Preferred Education/Experience
N/A Deadline to Apply 02/23/2021 University Community of Inclusion
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