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Job ID: 189827

Postdoctoral Research Assoc
University of North Texas


Date Posted Jul. 11, 2022
Title Postdoctoral Research Assoc
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Chemistry-121200
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Chemistry - General
    Biomedical Sciences
 
 

Department Summary
The Chemistry Department is known as a leader in research at UNT. Our faculty and graduate students successfully compete for research funds from both public and private sources (see below), publish their groundbreaking research in top scientific journals, and are frequently highlighted and interviewed in the media.

Although our research groups are rooted in the traditional subdisciplines of analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry, much of our current research is interdisciplinary and spans the boundaries of two or more of these areas. For example, we have strong faculty groups working at the frontiers of computational chemistry, materials chemistry, and catalysis. We are building a new strength in chemical biology, which uses the tools of chemistry to study biological systems. Finally, we are revitalizing our program in chemistry education research.

Recent sponsors of UNT Chemistry Research include:

National Science Foundation
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Department of Justice
The Robert A. Welch Foundation
American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund
Lacore Labs
Air Liquide
Microsoft
And many other federal and private sources

UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.

Position Summary
The position encompasses the synthesis of ligands/monmers and the design of MOF/COF materials to immobilize biomolecules/drugs for applications in biocatalysis and biomedicine. Contribution to writing proposals and papers as well as training and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students is also anticipated for this position.

This is a one-year position and can be renewed for another year upon mutual agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in chemistry, or chemical engineering, or biochemical science/engineering, or other closely related areas
Experience in MOF/COF synthesis as well as immobilization of biomolecules in MOF/COF and cell experiments
Strong verbal and written communication skills


 
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