Postdoctoral Research Associate

Jun 30, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Requisition Number: STFR003820

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.


Must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar.

Experience assisting in the management of an aquatic organic geochemistry laboratory; strong analytical chemist with experience maintaining instrumentation and developing methods for liquid chromatography - isotope ratio mass spectrometry and then quality control, interpret and write papers based upon resulting data; proven ability to run samples via ultrahigh resolution Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry and then quality control, interpret and write papers based upon resulting data; developing publication record (2+ peer-reviewed papers/year); grant writing experience; strong research experience in aquatic biogeochemistry / organic geochemistry as evidenced by analytical skill set and publications; experience mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in the course of their research.

Experience running the following specific analytical equipment:
Delta-V Liquid Chromatography Isolink Isotope Ration Mass Spectrometer
Shimadzu TOC/TDN Analyzer
AquaLog Spectrofluorometer

Additional Information:
This appointment is funded by an award received from an outside source. The duration of this position is contingent upon the continued availability of funding from this award at its current financial level.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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