Post Doctoral Researcher
Job location: Worcester
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-09
JOB TITLEPost Doctoral ResearcherLOCATIONWorcesterDEPARTMENT NAMEChemistry & Biochemistry - NFR JMDIVISION NAMEWorcester Polytechnic Institute - WPIJOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYA one year postdoctoral research position with option to renew for another year. Research to be conducted in a synthetic chemistry laboratory. I am in great need of a postdoc who can be another leader to my young first year graduate students during this time of confusion. Also, when WPI reopens, I will need someone to help me get my research up and going quickly again.JOB DESCRIPTION
A full-time postdoctoral research position in synthetic chemistry is available. The applicant should demonstrate experience in reaction methodology development and possess the following skills: small molecule synthesis, large-scale preparation, column chromatography, analytical skills including NMR, GC, MS, HPLC, LCMS, IR, TLC, etc. General knowledge of retrosynthetic analysis, catalysis, and synthetic chemistry is required. The position is for 1 year, with the option to renew after an annual review. Interest in chemical biology and protein work is also encouraged.
-able to execute reaction design, set up, workup, and analysis
-design a route to a small molecule
-offer insights and original opinions on reaction methodology, medicinal chemistry, and organic chemistry
-purify compounds with flash chromatography or Biotage
-analyze compounds by NMR, HPLC, GC, GCMS, LCMS
-lead and teach younger graduate students organic chemistry
-a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry demonstrable by evidence or statements in the candidate’s cover letter, CV, and research summary
-list of referencesFLSA STATUSUnited States of America (Exempt)WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.