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Post-doctoral Position @ Oakland University MI (Posted 11-Aug-2018)

The Department of Chemistry at Oakland University, MI, has a NSF funded analytical and environmental position available immediately at the postdoctoral level. The postdoc will be primarily responsible for developing and optimizing electrochemical sensors for soil gas analysis. The successful candidate will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of analytical chemist, geochemist, and sensor engineer. An understanding of electrochemistry and soil science is desired. The candidate is expected to participate in scientific conferences, field trips, and publish research findings.

Minimum qualifications:

This position requires knowledge of analytical chemistry, electrochemistry, and soil chemistry. A Ph.D. degree is required in chemistry, environmental science, or related field. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate ideas clearly and effectively are also desired. The appointment length will be up to 24 months with the potential for extension.

Contact information:

Xiangqun Zeng (zeng@oakland.edu)

Web: www.oakland.edu/~zeng

Tenure Track Position in Analytical Chemistry @ University of Utah (Posted 9-Aug-2018)

While the opening is at the Assistant Professor level, exceptional senior candidates may be considered.  Candidates are expected to demonstrate the ability to develop vigorous, competitive, well-funded research programs, and to be excellent teachers at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  A Ph.D. is required; postdoctoral experience is desirable.  Assistant Professor applicants should upload an application letter with vita and a description of proposed research, and arrange for three letters of recommendation. Letter writers will be supplied with a link upon entry of their contact information in the application system.  Senior applicants should upload an application letter and vita.  Applications should be uploaded in PDF format directly to: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/80252

Initial interview selections will begin October 1; applications will continue to be considered if needed to identify suitable candidates.  The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.  

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with adequate notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see: 

Post-doctoral Position in Electrochemistry @ University of Cincinnati (Posted 2-July-2018)

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of CIncinnati has a Post Doc position available in the research group of Professor Alvarez for individuals with a PhD in chemistry, preferably electrochemistry. The position will focus on the development of electrochemical sensors employing carbon nanomaterials. Priority will be given to individuals with research experience in electrchemistry, organic chemistry and/or biomedical sensors.

For further information and to apply please see:

Post-doctoral Position in Bioanalytical Electrochemistry @ Vanderbilt University (Posted 23-May-2018)

The Cliffel research group has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral associate in the area of bioanalytical electrochemistry. The exact projects will be based on the experience and interests of the associate in combination with faculty involved in electroanalytical detection including interfacing of biological macromolecules and nanoparticles. Preference will be given to those with prior experience working with biomacromolecular analysis, self-assembly methods and biological interfacing of nanoparticles, and/or previous experience with the instrumentation and electronics of a scanning electrochemical microscopy.

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in chemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, or a related field. Initial appointment is for one year with yearly review and possible renewal. Salary range will be based with experience. Send a CV and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to:

Dr. David E. Cliffel
VU Station B Box 1822
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN 37235-1822