Postdoctoral Associate - Chemistry

University of Miami

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The Department of Chemistry at the University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) is searching for a Postdoctoral Associate. The successful candidate will primarily focus on the design and synthesis of heterocyclic compounds with photoactivatable fluorescence as well as on the spectroscopic characterization of the photochemical and photophysical properties of the resulting molecules. Prospective candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry and a track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals. Expertise in synthetic organic chemistry and spectroscopic analysis is essential. Basic knowledge of the fundamental principles of fluorescence, and photochemistry in general, is also necessary. The position is for one year with the possibility to renew the contract for a second year.

Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • Doctoral degree or equivalent in their specialty.

Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • No work experience is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent communication skills, oral and written.

  • Must be detail oriented.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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