We are searching for a Postdoctoral Associate whose work involves the synthesis and characterization of antibiotic candidates targeting Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Additionally, chemical methodology development is a strong component of this project.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We AreThe Department of Chemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder emphasizes knowledge of the basic principles of chemistry, including atomic and molecular theory, the states of matter and reactivities and properties of chemical substances. Students study the basic subfields of chemistry, such as organic, physical, analytical and inorganic chemistry, all while developing the mathematical skills to understand fundamental chemical relationships and to manipulate experimental data. Graduates also learn safe chemical practices, including handling waste, safety equipment, assembling chemical apparatus and designing experiments.What Your Key Responsibilities Will BePerform research on developing and applying the next generation of theoretical and simulation techniques necessary to elucidate the mechanisms of electron and proton-coupled electron transfer reactions at electrochemical interfaces. This will require combining state-of-the-art classical simulation techniques with quantum-classical theories to faithfully capture the atomistic interactions of atoms, molecules, ions, and extended electrodes, while simultaneously capturing the quantum dynamics of electrons and protons.What We Can OfferThe starting salary for this position is $47,500.BenefitsThe University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be StatementsBe Accomplished. Be Impactful. Be Boulder.What We Require
- Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Chemistry or related field.
- Excellent written- and oral communication skills.
- Strong analytical and interpersonal problem-solving skills.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- 3 or more years laboratory experience.
- Cover Letter
- 1 Letter of Recommendation (Not Confidential)
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human ResourcesPosting Contact Email: [email protected]