Pay Grade/Pay Range: Non Classified - Grade NA
Department/Organization: 214221 - Chemical and Biological Eng
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm
Job Summary: Under the direction of a senior faculty member who serves as a mentor for the postdoctoral appointee, The Postdoctoral Fellow provides for an internship and continuation of scholarly activity and research after achieving the Ph.D. or other doctoral degree.
Additional Department Summary: The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at The University of Alabama is seeking candidates for four Postdoctoral positions. These positions are available to individuals with research experience working with polymers, drug delivery, biomaterials, nanomedicine, and pain management.Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
Successful candidates will hold a terminal degree in Chemical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering or Chemistry or a related field and demonstrate a record of academic achievement in research. The College and/or the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department will establish a series of structured merit-based evaluations. Initial appointments are for one year, with renewal contingent upon demonstration of research productivity.
This Post-Doc position will be expected to conduct research in the area of biomaterials and disease treatment under the supervision of Dr. Chao Zhao.
PhD in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry or a related field.
Candidates will need to have completed their Ph.D. or have it completed by the start of employment. Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae and include at least two references in the reference section of the application. Please upload additional documents to the “other documents” tab as needed.
Skills and Knowledge: Laboratory research experience with polymers, drug delivery, biomaterials and nanomedicine.
Preferred Qualifications: Research experience relating to the organic chemistry, animal testing, and pain management.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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