Post Doctoral Fellow
College of Arts and Sciences
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Advertised Minimum Salary
Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Advertised Salary Range
Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
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Advertised Job Summary
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry seeks to hire a post-doctoral fellow to perform research related to electrochemical sensing of neurotransmitters as applied to psychiatric illness. The project will be to design and fabricate novel sensors for neurotransmitters and to apply them to disease paradigms. The purpose is to define the fundamental chemistry underlying different disease states in order to diagnose, treat, and cure, and prevent the disease. In addition, the post-doctoral fellow will provide assistance with research reports and papers for publications as well as assist the principle investigator with supervising graduate and undergraduate students. This is a twelve (12) months position with an annual salary of $50,215.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
PhD in Analytical ChemistryPreferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Candidate must have experience with Analytical Chemistry, Microfluidics and Electrochemical Detection and must be Proficient in Rodent Stereotaxic Surgery.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 03/16/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 03/15/2019 Job Open Date 03/05/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/27380 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
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