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Special Instructions to Applicants
Prospective applicants should submit their applications online with a cover letter summarizing research experience, interests, and a complete curriculum vitae (with a list of publications and the contact information of three referees). Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be expected to begin as soon as possible.
The School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences seeks a joint postdoctoral associate in the groups of Dr. Karl Wallace and Dr. Wujian Miao to develop optical, electrochemical and electrogenerated chemiluminescence (ECL) films for detection and quantification of specific chemical warfare agents and explosives.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
1. Perform scientific research in laboratory. The candidate is expected to synthesize organic compounds, polymeric materials, carry out spectroscopic, and electrochemical measurements.
2. The candidate is expected to work closely with the PLS and help manage graduate students and undergraduate students in the group and with the general management of the labs.
3. Publish in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
The successful candidates will have completed their Ph.D. in chemistry or related fields.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Applicants are expected to have a strong academic and research background in molecular recognition and sensor design.
The ideal candidate should be highly motivated and have competent English communication skills. Candidates with a strong background in analytical techniques such as fluorescence spectroscopy, electrochemical and ECL techniques are encouraged to apply.