Postdoctoral Associate

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Postdoctoral Associate-1703432

Required Qualifications: (Evidenced by an attached resume)

Ph.D. degree in Organometallic, Inorganic, or Organic Chemistry in hand by June 1, 2018. Experience in synthesis and characterization of air-sensitive organometallic/inorganic (main group, transition metal or f-element) compounds. Experience working in a glovebox or using Schlenk techniques for handling air-sensitive materials. Working knowledge of NMR spectroscopy. Strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals in the field of inorganic/organometallics /organic chemistry. Experience in conducting research projects and designing experiments independently.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with electrochemistry, electronic absorption and emission spectroscopies, IR and Raman vibrational spectroscopies. Experience in organic synthesis/methodology development.

Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Chemistry. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. Successful incumbent will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and organizational skills. He/She must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team. We are looking for a Postdoctoral Associate with high degree of integrity to join our research lab.

  • Design, synthesize, and characterize transition-metal complexes, and assess their reactivity.
  • Background literature search in connection with the project.
  • Performing experimental analysis.
  • Participate in manuscript writing for publication and may assist in grant writing.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

Special Notes:

This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the New York Blue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.

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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Chemistry-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift TBDChemistry-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Feb 1, 2018
Posting End Date: Feb 15, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: CWE
Salary Grade: SL1





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Posted: 4/10/2018
Application Due: 4/24/2018
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