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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Chemistry
University of Massachusetts, Lowell


Date Posted Sep. 28, 2018
Title Postdoctoral Research Associate - Chemistry
University University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Department Chemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Lowell, MA
    United States
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Chemistry - Biochemistry
 
 

Job no: 495734
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Chemistry
Applications Open: Sep 28 2018
Applications Close:

General Summary of Position:

This position involves assisting in the research in Professor Yan’s lab in developing nanotherapeutics to combat antimicrobial resistance. The goal of this project is to investigate the mechanism of how nanotherapeutics target bacteria. Specifically, the project involves the synthesis of carbohydrate-functionalized nanomaterials and detailed mechanistic investigations of how they interact and target bacteria. The position requires an extensive knowledge and experience in microbiology and cell biology. The candidate will have demonstrated ability to conduct independent research, strong work ethics and research productivity.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

Earned PhD in biomedical engineering, biology, chemistry or a related field by the time of the appointment
Strong knowledge in nanomedicine
Deep understanding of human and bacteria cell structures
Strong lab techniques in microbiology and molecular biology assays
A minimal of at least 3 years’ experience working with cell and bacteria cultures
Ability to design and synthesize functional nanomaterials
Strong independent problem solving skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, the posting may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

This position is contingent upon funding. The initial appointment will be for one year with a possibility of renewal based on productivity and performance and the availability of funding.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.


  • The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

    The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.


 
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