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Postdoctoral Research Associate
Clark Atlanta University

Date Posted Aug. 9, 2021
Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
University Clark Atlanta University
Atlanta, GA, United States
Department Chemistry
Application Deadline Nov. 4, 2021
Position Start Date Nov. 4, 2021
  • Post-Doc
  • Chemistry - Organic

Our group offers an exciting Postdoctoral Research Associate position to work in the area of novel COF synthesis and their energy applications such as photocatalysis. This research is funded by the Department of Energy.
Application documents must be submitted to and include a cover letter detailing main research experience, CAU Job application (available online), and curriculum vitae.
Inquiries regarding the position can be directed to

What You Will Do:
​Design and synthesis of organic monomers suitable for COFs synthesis.

Preparation, simulation, characterization, and exploitation of novel COFs and corresponding composites.

Work collaboratively with internal and external researchers to complete research plans.

Generate clear and timely records of experimental work.

Troubleshoot and customize experimental tools to respond to research questions.

Summarize findings and publish results in research journals.

Assist faculty with the training of students, proposal writing, and general maintenance of the laboratory.

What is Required:

​Ability to perform assigned duties independently.

Demonstrated experience in organic syntheses such as cross-coupling reactions, crystalline porous materials syntheses such as MOFs/COFs, COF structural simulation, and characterization techniques such as XRD, BET, NMR, GC-MS, UV-Vis and etc.

Ability to follow department policies, procedures, and regulations.

Demonstrated critical analysis and communication skills through research publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Eligibility to work in the United States (CAU can sponsor international applicants for work visas)


Ph.D. (within the last five years) in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Materials Science, or a related field.

This is a full-time, one-year, postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds, and ongoing operational needs.

Proposed start date: As soon as possible

Work will be primarily performed at Clark Atlanta University.

College Description
​Clark Atlanta University (CAU or Clark Atlanta) is a private Methodist historically black research university in Atlanta, Georgia. Clark Atlanta University is the first HBCU in the Southern United States. Founded on September 19, 1865, as Atlanta University, it consolidated with Clark College (established 1869) to form Clark Atlanta University in 1988. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

Today, Clark Atlanta is one of the nation’s foremost research institutions, offering students from around the United States and several foreign countries the opportunity to engage in 38 exciting areas of study at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Located in the historic heart of Atlanta, one of the world’s great international cities, our nearly 3,500 students enjoy access to academic and co-curricular experiences.

  • Clark Atlanta is committed to hiring individuals from different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives who share these same values and commitments.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Xinle Li
    Clark Atlanta University
    Atlanta, GA 30314


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