Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Research Position in the Department

Our research program in the department continues to grow and with it we need to bring on more help with the research.  Please see below an announcement for a position in our department.  If you know of anyone interested, please urge them to apply.


The Research Foundation of the State University of New York

At the College of Environmental Science and Forestry

1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, New York  13210-2778
February 3, 2009

Title:  Senior Research Support Specialist

Department:  Paper and Bioprocess Engineering

Salary Range:  Mid 30’s

Duration:  6 months with probable extension

Brief Description of Duties:  Perform laboratory scale procedures including pulping and water extraction of wood chips and bleaching of pulp.  Assist in the Pilot Plant with equipment operation and maintenance and sample testing.  Moderate to heavy lifting required.

Minimum Qualifications:  Baccalaureate degree in science, engineering or related field required. 

Preferred Qualifications: Degree in Paper Science or Paper Engineering.  Experience in pulp, paper or related industry.  Experience with TAPPI standards, MS Word and MS Excel.

Date to be filled:  As soon as possible

Application Deadline:  Although the College will accept applications until the position is filled, candidates should submit materials by February 20, 2009 to ensure optimal consideration.

Application Procedure: Employment application, cover letter, resume and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three references, with a brief explanation of the candidate’s relationship to each reference are required to be submitted on-line at

The Research Foundation of the State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or sex, except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification.

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