Post-Doctoral Fellow

Columbia, SC
Mar 06, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00279PO18 Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow Internal Title Post-Doctoral Fellow Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department Chemistry and Biochemistry Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range $50,215 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Post-doctoral

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

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 Chemistry

Preferred 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 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.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD. in Analytical Chemistry?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents


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